The State

THE FIGHT TO POSTHUMOUSLY PARDON GAY CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER BAYARD RUSTIN California lawmakers called on Gov. Gavin Newsom last month to posthumously pardon Bayard Rustin, a confidant of Martin Luther King Jr. who helped organize the March on Washington, for his conviction in the 1950s under a state law frequently used to target gay men,…

The Talk

Be Free “I am not thankful for the person who did this … but I am thankful that now I get to be free… I hope this will inspire a lot of trans people out there.”  —YouTube beauty guru Nikkie De Jager (NikkieTutorials) on her recent coming out as transgender and the blackmail attempt that…