August 2014 Issue

Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Colorado Marriage Ban Overturned by Federal Court

Susan Sarandon Joins HRC’s Americans for Marriage Equality

August 2014 Issue

This month… An exclusive interview with the iconic MEREDITH BAXTER on life’s lessons and “Letter to Anita”; Body Art: What…

Anti-Gay Marriage Mozilla CEO Resigns After Backlash

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Brendan Eich, the newly named CEO of the software firm Mozilla Corporation, resigned from the post after sparking ire among gay rights activists and supportive members of the tech industry for his opposition to same-sex marriage. Since being appointed to run the company most famous for the Firefox browser last week, many, including two former Mozilla…

World’s First Lesbian-Only Cemetery Opening In Germany

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A new burial area reserved for lesbians is opening this weekend in Berlin. Basically, a 400-square-meter section of the existing Lutheran Georgen Parochial cemetery will be set aside for gay women, with space for up to 80, the Associated Press reports. The Safia association, a national group primarily for elderly lesbians, said it created this space…

April 2014 Femastrology

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The month starts off with a bang, as the Sun in Aries lines up with unpredictable Uranus on April 2. This is rather explosive energy, so we might see some earthquake action or aggressive activities in the news. So, for the first week of this month, the element of “chance” is very high. Keep that…

April 2014 Issue

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This month… The Diva behind The Dinah – 24 years with Mariah Hanson; Antigone Rising …and clearly rising to the top. The Fab Four has never been more primed to take the globe by storm; Meet the Women of the Santa Barbara Wineries; A look at Lesbians and the Female “Fertility Clock”; Lesbians on Location…

Trans 100 List Honors Transgender Visibility

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The second annual Trans 100 List, which honors transgender trailblazers, was unveiled today.  The Trans 100 intends to shift the coverage of trans issues by focusing on the positive work being accomplished and providing visibility to those typically underrepresented. An event celebrating the honorees was held Sunday evening in Chicago and brought together advocates from across the…

One Year Out: The Changing Tax Landscape in a Post-Windsor World

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Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court oral arguments in U.S. v. Windsor. Next month, many same-sex married couples will experience the impact of the June 2013 decision and the overturning of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) when they file their taxes as “married” for the first time. Although the reach of…