December 2014 Issue

November 2014 Issue

Lesbian woman sues US sperm bank after giving birth to a mixed-race child

Supreme Court Takes No Immediate Action On Gay Marriage

December 2014 Issue

This month… Lucy Lawless – She Will Put A Spell On You; HERstyle – All I want for Christmas is…

November 2014 Issue

This month… Michele Balan – A Classy, Brassy, Kick-Assy Comic; HERstyle’s 30-Day Workout Challenge; A Conversation with Rita Mae Brown;…

Third Pro-Equality Marriage Ruling Out of Florida

Today, a judge in Broward County ruled for the first time that the state of Florida must recognize same-sex marriages conducted out-of-state. This is the third pro-equality ruling out of Florida state court in the past month, with judges in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties issuing strong rulings in July. The female plaintiff in this case,…

State gay marriage bans face largest attack yet

Gay Marriage

CINCINNATI — The broadest attack yet on states’ gay marriage bans will be Wednesday in a packed courtroom in downtown Cincinnati, where lawyers challenging four states’ prohibitions will stand shoulder to shoulder in hopes of convincing a three-judge panel that the bans are unconstitutional. The states – Ohio, Kentucky, Michigan and Tennessee – have so…

Marriage equality marches toward the Supreme Court

Kim Hackford-Peer (L) marries her partner Ruth Hackford-Peer (R) as Ruth holds their son Casey, 7, at the Salt Lake County office building in Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 20, 2013. Jim Urquhart/Reuters

Though diametrically opposed on the merits of marriage equality, both challengers and defenders of laws standing in the way can usually come together on one point: their shared conviction that the matter will soon be decided by the nation’s highest court. And yet, despite a growing chain of judicial triumphs for gay and lesbian couples…

Uganda Anti-Gay Law Struck Down by Court

Uganda, after a five-judge panel announced that a punitive anti-gay law was invalid.

NAIROBI, Kenya — A Ugandan court struck down a punitive anti-gay law on Friday that has strained Uganda’s relations with the West, but the court ruled on narrow technical grounds, preserving the possibility that the measure could be revived. In front of an overflowing courtroom in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, a panel of five judges announced…

August 2014 Femastology

Leo

Summer is at its height and it’s time for all those Leo birthdays. And remember, Leos expect a big party and lavish gifts! The emphasis this month is fire. The Sun, Mercury, Venus, and Jupiter will all be rolling through the Fire Sign Leo, which is exciting, dramatic, and potentially fun. Some of this energy…