Queer Farmers Call to Boycott Tractor Supply After The Company Rejected Diversity Hiring

Queer farmers are joining forces to boycott Tractor Supply Company, a major American retail chain, for discontinuing its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, and these farmers are urging you to do the same. The Company in Question Tractor Supply Company is a major American retail store that specializes in products for home improvement, agriculture, … Read more

Californian Pastor Calls Biden “The Epitome of Homosexual Immorality”

John MacArthur, a far-right megachurch pastor, has made headlines due to his controversial remarks about President Joe Biden that labeled Biden “the epitome of homosexual immorality.” Who Is John MacArthur?  John MacArthur is a prominent and highly influential evangelical pastor known for his conservative views and sermons for his congregation at the Grace Community Church., … Read more

Dating App Creates LGBTQ+ Virtual Lover to Celebrate Pride Month

EVA AI, a digital companion app that simulates having a romantic partner with artificial intelligence, recently introduced four new LGBTQ+ characters as part of their Pride Month update.  Digital Companions EVA AI is a digital companion app that uses artificial intelligence to simulate having a relationship with a virtual partner, providing personalized companionship through text, … Read more

New Law Could Devastate LGBTQ+ Youth in the USA

A ban has been proposed for teenagers under 16 from using social media, but now LGBTQ+ advocates are arguing that this ban may actually cause more harm than good. Proposed Ban The Australian government has proposed new regulations that will require teens under the age of 16 to obtain parental consent to use social media … Read more

Biden’s LGBTQ+ Protection Rights In Schools Have Been BLOCKED By Four States

A Kansas judge has blocked the Biden administration’s expanded Title IX protections for LGBTQ+ students in four states, increasing tension in a legal battle over the scope of anti-discrimination rules in education.  Context of the Ruling A federal judge in Kansas has just blocked the Biden administration’s Title IX rule that attempted to expand protections … Read more

“Trans Indoctrination” – Parents Slam Teacher for Reading LGBTQ Book to Kids

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Hoping to introduce young children to diverse gender identities and experiences, gender identity education is spreading throughout teacher’s lesson plans, and some conservatives are calling it indoctrination.  Controversial Inclusion Lessons A primary school teacher has been accused of “trans indoctrination” after a video surfaced from her classroom and highlighted her lesson on transgender individuals. Sparking … Read more

Massachusetts Anti-LGBTQ Rally Does the Unthinkable During Pride

Just before the Massachusetts Pride event, an anti-LGBTQ+ rally made a daring statement. Now, similar hate crimes across the United States continue to rise. Stolen Flags Between the last Sunday and Monday of May in Carlisle, Massachusetts, over 200 pride flags were stolen from a central display just before the city’s local pride event and … Read more

Minnesota’s Clear: “Censorship Has NO Place in our Libraries”

Just before Pride month, Minnesota lawmakers gave schools funding with new provisions to end the constant back-and-forth between banning books in schools by creating legislation that bans banning books. A Lack of Funding Despite their attempts and pleas to receive more state funding, Minnesota school districts are only getting minimal new funding after the state’s … Read more

Transgender Transfer: Biden’s Judicial Nominee Makes Unpopular Call on All-Female Prison

President Biden’s judicial nominee, Sarah Netburn, has been facing intense scrutiny after putting forth her recommendation for a transgender inmate to be moved to an all-female prison. Difficult Questions Nominated for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, Netburn is more than familiar with drama, but after her recommendation, she found … Read more

Louisiana’s LGBTQ Crackdown Backfires as Library Board Fights Back

Three former St. Tammany Library Board of Control members, Bill McHugh, Anthony Parr, and Rebecca Taylor, have filed a federal lawsuit against the St. Tammany Parish Council after they were removed for trying to protect LGBTQ+ books. Book Ban Controversy The lawsuit follows a year-long effort by the far-right St. Tammany Library Accountability Project to … Read more

Divine Division: Kentucky Bishop Comes Out for Trans Brother, Fracturing Church Unity

A 39-year-old Catholic hermit from Kentucky, Brother Christian Matson, has made headlines after coming out as transgender with the public support of local church leader Bishop John Stowe of the Diocese of Lexington. Finding Catholicism Originally, Matson was raised Presbyterian, but he converted to Catholicism in 2010, finding his new religious identity four years after … Read more

Trans Parent Raising Gender-Nonconforming Twins Faces Hate Campaign in North Carolina

A parent from North Carolina is furious after their kid’s school leaked information that revealed the 6-year-old twins are being raised in a gender-nonconforming home, leading to an online campaign of hate against the “satanic” family. Gender-Nonconforming Mortellus, a trans nonbinary parent, is raising twins in a gender-nonconforming household without the traditional binary restrictions commonly … Read more

Gay Couple Sues NYC Over Fight for IVF Equality

A New York City Gay Couple has filed a class-action lawsuit against New York City officials for the city’s health plan discriminating against gay men by excluding them from in vitro fertilization (IVF) coverage. Action Against NY Officials Former New York County Assistant District Attorney Corey Briskin and his husband, Nicholas Maggipinto, have filed a … Read more

Gay U.S. Ambassador Gives Scathing Speech, Calling Out Hungary PM Over LGBTQ+ Rights

David Pressman, the openly gay U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, has delivered a scathing speech against the Hungarian government and its anti-LGBTQ+ policies during Pride Month.  A Machinery of Fear The US Ambassador to Hungary, David Pressman, condemned the Hungarian government for its anti-LGBTQ+ policies, calling them a “machinery of fear.”  Taking Aim at the PM … Read more

Is the Supreme Court Going After Gay Marriage? One Justice Fears They Are…

While marriage equality for the LGBTQ+ community in the United States has always been controversia, Justice Sonia Sotomayor is warning the American people that the Supreme Court’s recent decisions could soon non-heterosexual couple’s right to marriage.  Sotomayor’s Warning Justice Sonia Sotomayor has issued a dire warning about the future of marriage equality and expressed a … Read more

Dividing Church and State: Your Taxes Funding Private Conservative Catholic Schools

The expansion of Christian nationalist private schools, which are primarily funded by taxpayer dollars through state voucher programs, is raising concerns about the separation of church and state as they continue to promote conservative ideologies and religious teachings. Expansion of Christian Nationalist Schools Around the country, Christian nationalist groups are opening private schools supported by … Read more

Idaho Bar Owner Declares “Heterosexual Awareness Month” and Makes Record Profits

A local bar in Eagle, Idaho, called the Old State Saloon, recently made headlines by declaring June “Heterosexual Awareness Month” and offering discounts for heterosexual customers. Fitzpatrick’s Inspiration The idea for “Heterosexual Awareness Month” bar owner Mark Fitzpatrick who said he was inspired to create the event in order to celebrate a counter to LGBTQ … Read more

No Drag for Military: Gay Congressman Lashes Out at GOP Ruling

Mark Pocan, a gay democrat congressman, is in the headlines this week for criticizing Marjorie Taylor Greene and the GOP for attempting to create a ban against drag shows on military bases.  Defense Authorization Debate A proposed amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) seeks to ban drag performances on military bases and sparked … Read more

Transgender Miss Universe Accused of Controversial Remarks in Leaked Audio Clip

The co-owner of Miss Universe, Anne Jakapong Jakrajutatip, has caused significant controversy and debate within the pageant community when discussing transgender competitors’ chances at winning Miss Universe. From Video Store to CEO Anne Jakrajutatip began working at her family’s video rental business before expanding into media and eventually becoming the CEO of JKN Global Media, … Read more

New Study Revealed Most LGBTQ+ Employees Feel Excluded at Work

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A new study has revealed that the majority of LGBTQ+ employees in the American workforce report feeling marginalized, lonely, misunderstood, or excluded at work.  The Report From EduBirdie The initial report was made by EduBirdie, an online academic platform that offers writing assistance, including essay writing services, research paper help, and other academic support. Lonely … Read more

Los Angeles: Homophobic “No Cruising” Street Signs Finally Removed Amid Protests

After 27 years of protest and community upset, homophobic neighborhood signs that read “No Cruising Zone” were finally removed in Los Angeles. Safety Concerns Initially installed in the 1990s, the signs were put up after the city received several complaints about gay men “cruising” in the area and how this was causing safety concerns. Reading … Read more

Sickening: Russia Goes Next Level on Anti-LGBTQ Measures

Russia is increasing its crackdown on LGBTQ activism and literature as part of a broader anti-LGBTQ+ agenda that is rapidly spreading throughout the country. Banning Activism The increased efforts to suppress the LGBTQ+ community is part of a full ban on “LGBT Activism” enacted in 2022 that was built on pre-existing discriminatory laws and prejudices. … Read more

Indiana Faces Lawsuit for Canceling Pride Festival, Critics Argue First Amendment Violation

The ACLU has filed a lawsuit against the town of Loogootee, Indiana because it believes that the town violated people’s First Amendment rights by rescinding their approval for a Pride festival. Reversing Decisions Organized by a local LGBTQ+ advocacy group called Tri-State Alliance, the town initially granted permission for the festival before the decision was … Read more

Vetoed: Louisiana Judge Blocks Biden’s Newest Protections for Trans Student

A federal judge in Louisiana has blocked the Biden administration’s Title IX rules that were meant to create protections for LGBTQ students because these rules overstepped the bounds of federal authority and interfered with state laws. Impacting Gender Identity The ruling specifically impacts policies related to gender identity, such as who is allowed to participate … Read more

Trans Rights Controversy: Republican States Clash with Biden Administration

The Biden administration has made groundbreaking revisions to Title IX rules so that they now include protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in education. Republican Reactions As a reaction to these new Title IX protections for the transgender community, Republicans have responded with a series of lawsuits against the Biden administration. … Read more

Gender-Change Surgery Costs Included in State Health Plans in Virginia

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, has issued a landmark ruling that will require state-run health insurance plans to cover gender-affirming surgeries for transgender people, a first in U.S. history for such a federal appellate court mandate. The decision centered on employee health plans in North Carolina and West Virginia, two … Read more

New York Honors Rioters With Stonewall LGBTQ+ Monument and Historic Station Name Change

To honor the historic Stonewall Riots, New York officials are renaming the closest subway station to the Christopher Street-Stonewall National Monument station, and the National Park Service plans to open the Stonewall National Monument Visitor Center in 2024.  Stonewall Uprising and Its Significance The Stonewall Riots, also known as the Stonewall Uprising, began on June … Read more

Biden’s Transgender Protection Law, Texas Makes 75th Legal Challenge

The state of Texas has officially initiated legal action against the Biden administration for a new rule that would protect people’s access to gender transition care.  Providing Care The contested rule from the Biden administration mandates that health providers and insurance companies provide gender-affirming care without discrimination. Background on the Rule The rule, issued by … Read more

Kansas Chiefs Are Noticeably Absent in Pride Month After Anti-LGBTQ Speech

Despite the public celebration of hundreds of celebrities and organizations, including the NFL itself, the Kansas City Chiefs have notably refrained from publicly celebrating Pride Month. Kansas City Chiefs and Pride Month Where team after team of various sports organizations have jumped at the opportunity to celebrate Pride Month with posts declaring their unity with … Read more

How June Became Pride Month and the Rainbow Became Our Flag

Pride month has finally arrived, but what does that mean, and where did it come from? This month, there are parades and parties to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community’s achievements, but let’s find out why. A Celebration and Protest Pride Month is both a celebration and a protest, honoring the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer … Read more

Georgia’s Aggressive Anti-LGBT Legislation Goes Further Than You Think

Georgia’s ruling party has introduced draft legislation that targets LGBT rights, with new bans on same-sex relationships in films, television, and advertising. Outlawing Marriage and Adoptions Georgia’s new ban will not only bad the depiction of same-sex couples in media but also aim to outlaw same-sex marriage registration and adoption by non-heterosexual couples. The Speaker … Read more

UK Push for Biological Sex Law Change to End ‘Confusion’

The United Kingdom’s Conservative party has pledged to amend the Equality Act so that a person’s sex is defined by their “biological sex” if they win the upcoming general election. Addressing Confusion This amendment to the Equality Act is meant to address the “confusion” that surrounds the United Kingdom’s female-only spaces and businesses. Impact on … Read more

American Pride Divide: Maryland School’s Controversial Call on Pledge of Allegiance and Pride Flags

The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE) successfully pressured Twin Ridge Elementary School in Frederick County, Maryland, to reverse its policy that forced students to participate in the Pledge of Allegiance. However, another district in Maryland is debating whether they should ban flags other than the American flag. Stand and Recite Initially, Twin Ridge … Read more

Sinking Reputation: Jaws Actor’s Homophobic, Sexist, and Transphobic Comments Come Back to Bite Him

Actor Richard Dreyfuss, famous for his role as marine biologist Matt Hooper in Jaws, is making headlines after speaking at a Massachusetts celebration for the 1975 blockbuster Jaws and making demeaning comments about women, LGBTQ+ people, and diversity during his speech. Speaking With a Fan During the Jaws celebration, a fan yelled, “We love you!” … Read more

Guess Who’s Back: But Will She Be Welcome in Hollywood?

Disgraced former talk show host and lesbian icon Ellen DeGeneres is back in the news thanks to a new show called “Ellen’s Last Stand…Up Tour” beginning this month in Los Angeles, California. Back in the Spotlight After a two-year-long break, Ellen returns to the spotlight at the Coronet Theater in West Hollywood with her first … Read more

We Say Gay: Jacksonville Sends Defiant Message to Gov. DeSantis Over Pride Celebrations

After Florida directed state-owned bridges to be lit in red, white, and blue for “Freedom Summer” and avoid the usual Pride bridge lighting, seventy people gathered to light up the Main Street Bridge in Jacksonville, Florida, with the pride flag colors. Celebrating Pride The night before Pride Month began in downtown Jacksonville, Florida, seventy people … Read more

Minnesota Strikes Back: “Censorship Has No Place in our Libraries” as Book Bans Outlawed

Just before Pride month, Minnesota lawmakers gave schools funding with new provisions to end the constant back-and-forth between banning books in schools by creating legislation that bans banning books. A Lack of Funding Despite their attempts and pleas to receive more state funding, Minnesota school districts are only getting minimal new funding after the state’s … Read more

Kentucky Clash: Bishop Supports Transgender Brother, Dividing Catholic Community

A 39-year-old Catholic hermit from Kentucky, Brother Christian Matson, has made headlines after coming out as transgender with the public support of local church leader Bishop John Stowe of the Diocese of Lexington. Finding Catholicism Originally, Matson was raised Presbyterian, but he converted to Catholicism in 2010, finding his new religious identity four years after … Read more

New York: Transgender Sports Ban Overruled By Judge

Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman proposed a ban that would stop female transgender athletes from participating in women’s sports in county parks, but it was struck down by a New York judge with an executive order . Less Than 1.5% At this point in America’s long and difficult relationship with its transgender citizens, these individuals … Read more

UFC Fighter Goes Viral: Schools Are Turning Kids Gay and Communist

UFC fighter Bryce Mitchell is in the media spotlight after announcing his plans to homeschool his toddler son, Tucker, to prevent him from becoming gay, communist, or a Satanist.  Homeschooling Our Kids When discussing his plans for the future of his new son, the no.12 ranked featherweight fighter in the world, Bryce Mitchell said, “We’re … Read more

Transgender Prisoner’s Transfer to All-Female Prison Sparks Fury Towards Biden’s Judicial Nominee

President Biden’s judicial nominee, Sarah Netburn, has been facing intense scrutiny after putting forth her recommendation for a transgender inmate to be moved to an all-female prison. Difficult Questions Nominated for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York, Netburn is more than familiar with drama, but after her recommendation, she found … Read more

Harrison Butker’s Anti-Abortion, Anti-LGBTQ Speech Causes Uproar and Skyrockets Jersey Sales

The Kansas City Chiefs placekicker Harrison Butker delivered a commencement speech discussing “family values” like the traditional roles of men and women at Benedictine College, which led to a significant surge in his jersey sales. Criticism and Praise Throughout the speech, Butker criticized Pride month, working women, abortion rights activists, and more, which has now … Read more

Sydney Council Bans LGBTQ+ Parenting Books From Libraries

The Cumberland City Council in Sydney Australia is making headlines after they voted to ban same-sex parenting books from eight public libraries throughout the city. Introducing the Amendment The amenment to the city guidelines was introduced as an by the former mayor and current councelor Steve Christou who says he received multiple complaints from parents … Read more

The Unexpected Benefits of Same-Sex Marriage

Extensive research over the past 20 years now shows that the legalization of same-sex marriage has not harmed straight marriages and instead positively impacted marriage rates and societal well-being across all demographics. The Gay Marriage Debate Gay marriage in the United States has been an unfortunately heated debate for decades. Before that, the very idea … Read more

Gay Couple Sues NYC Over IVF Discrimination

A New York City Gay Couple has filed a class-action lawsuit against New York City officials for the city’s health plan discriminating against gay men by excluding them from in vitro fertilization (IVF) coverage. Action Against NY Officials Former New York County Assistant District Attorney Corey Briskin and his husband, Nicholas Maggipinto, have filed a … Read more

Russia Escalates Anti-LGBTQIA+ Measures with Imprisonments, Book Bans, and Declaring LGBTQ Movement as Terrorist

Russia is increasing its crackdown on LGBTQIA+ activism and literature as part of a broader anti-LGBTQ+ agenda that is rapidly spreading throughout the country. Banning Activism The increased efforts to suppress the LGBTQ+ community is part of a full ban on “LGBT Activism” enacted in 2022 that was built on pre-existing discriminatory laws and prejudices. … Read more

Transgender Student Protections Prompt Five Conservative States to Sue Biden Administration

The Biden administration has made groundbreaking revisions to Title IX rules so that they now include protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in education. Republican Reactions As a reaction to these new Title IX protections for the transgender community, Republicans have responded with a series of lawsuits against the Biden administration. … Read more

Biden Establishes New LGBTQ+ Protections and Republicans Aren’t Happy

On April 26, President Joe Biden announced that he is making significant amendments to Title IX regulations that hope to build further protections for survivors of abuse, LGBTQ+ students, and student parents. Reinstating Protections At the same time, the Biden administration has reinstated protections under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for LGBTQ+ people that the … Read more

Ellen Degeneres Is Back, but Does Hollywood Want Her?

Disgraced former talk show host and lesbian icon Ellen DeGeneres is back in the news thanks to a new show called “Ellen’s Last Stand…Up Tour” beginning this month in Los Angeles, California. Back in the Spotlight After a two-year-long break, Ellen returns to the spotlight at the Coronet Theater in West Hollywood with her first … Read more

LGBT Are Facing More Discrimination Than Ever in Healthcare

A new survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) asked people how much discrimination they face in their lives and revealed that LGBT individuals are facing far more discrimination than people outside the community. Unfair Treatment The survey revealed that more than one-third of LGBT individuals report experiencing unfair or disrespectful treatment from their … Read more

1 in 3 Young Women Identify as LGBTQ+ Reveals Study

New results from a Gallup poll in 2023 reveal that America has its highest percentage of people identifying as LGBTQ+, with the number of people joining the community increasing substantially with each younger generation. 7.6% of U.S. Adults In a new Gallup poll that asked respondents about their sexuality, the results revealed that as of … Read more

Gender-Dysphoria: Schools Under Fire for Lack of Transparency With Parents

Scottish elementary schools are finding themselves at the center of a worldwide debate surrounding the regulation and discussion of sexuality in schools thanks to their new progressive policies. Student Champions Schools like Knox Academy in East Lothian and North Berwick High have begun implementing new policies that appoint children as “LGBT champions.” LGBT Youth Scotland … Read more

Trump and Melania Making Moves on the LGBTQ+ Vote Ahead of Election

Donald Trump’s Wife, Melania Trump, is headlining a fundraiser for an LGBT Political Group at his estate in Mar-a-Lago as the former President seems to be expanding his efforts to gain support within the LGBT community. Headling the Fundraiser Donald Trump’s Wife and former First Lady, Melania Trump, will soon be headlining a fundraiser with … Read more

Legal Battle ERUPTS Over Florida’s Restrictions on Gender-Pronouns in Schools

Under Governor Ron DeSantis, Florida has enacted controversial measures that restrict teachers’ ability to use preferred pronouns and titles in schools. The state has now been taken to court for infringing on teachers’ First Amendment Rights. Florida Controversies Under the leadership of Conservative Governor Ron DeSantis, Florida has had no shortage of controversies when it … Read more

Recent Polls Indicate Biden Lagging Behind Trump as Democrat Support Dwindles Among Black Voters

New Polls Show Biden Trailing Behind Trump As Black Voters Turn Away from the Democrat Party Polling Trends Recent polls indicate a challenging landscape for President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign. As per the RealClearPolitics polling average, Biden trails former President Donald Trump by 2.6% nationally. Critical swing states show similar trends, with Trump leading in … Read more

Danica Roem Makes History: Transgender Trailblazer Wins Virginia State Senate Seat

Danica Roem’s journey from a metal-head food delivery worker to a  state Senator in Virginia defies conventional political narratives and highlights her resilience against intense anti-trans rhetoric. From Food Delivery to State Senate In 2016, Danica Roem’s life was worlds apart from politics, selling kabobs upstairs in Arlington, Virginia. Her vivid self-description paints a colorful … Read more

UK Police Introduce Strict Rules – Officers Face Termination for Harassing Transgender Peers

In a recently issued guidance, police officers have been warned that they could be sacked for questioning a colleague’s gender. Here’s the full story. New Guidance The newly introduced “Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy” by Surrey and Sussex Police seeks to align the forces with the public sector’s equality duty. A Zero-Tolerance Approach Under this … Read more

States Implement Bans on Transgender Healthcare for Minors – An Overview of the New Regulations

More states are applying restrictions to minors who are seeking gender-affirming care. Here’s the story.  The Survey A recent survey conducted by The Washington Post and Kaiser Family Foundation revealed that 78% of transgender adults in the United States feel more satisfied with their lives after living with a gender different from their assigned birth … Read more

Women’s Swim Team Raises Alarm: Biological Difference Concerns in Transgender Athlete Participation

A recent situation at Roanoke College in Virginia involving a transgender student’s desire to join the women’s swimming team has sparked controversy about the need for clear guidelines in collegiate sports.  The Complex Scenario Roanoke College found itself in a difficult situation when a transgender student expressed the wish to join the women’s swimming team … Read more

Florida Churches Challenge DeSantis by Teaching Comprehensive Black History Beyond State Curriculum

Black churches and congregations in Florida now offer versions of Black history education that do not follow state-imposed guidelines. This comes in response to recent changes in Florida’s educational curriculum for K-12 students, which has sparked controversy and criticism. Changing Curriculum Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a Republican and a 2024 presidential candidate, faced backlash after … Read more

Florida Faith Communities Challenge DeSantis, Advocate for Comprehensive Black History Curriculum

Black churches and congregations in Florida now offer versions of Black history education that do not follow state-imposed guidelines. This comes in response to recent changes in Florida’s educational curriculum for K-12 students, which has sparked controversy and criticism. Changing Curriculum Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, a Republican and a 2024 presidential candidate, faced backlash after … Read more

Women’s Swim Team Voices Concerns Over Inclusivity and Fairness Amid Trans Athlete Debate

A recent situation at Roanoke College in Virginia involving a transgender student’s desire to join the women’s swimming team has sparked controversy about the need for clear guidelines in collegiate sports.  The Complex Scenario Roanoke College found itself in a difficult situation when a transgender student expressed the wish to join the women’s swimming team … Read more

Texas School’s Suspension of Black Student for Natural Hair Sparks Nationwide Outcry

Stirring outrage and raising questions about the boundaries of individual expression and school policies, an 18-year-old Black student in Texas found himself suspended for wearing a natural hairstyle deemed an “expression of cultural pride.” A Teen’s Struggle Darryl George, an 18-year-old junior at Barbers Hill High School in Texas, recently found himself at the center … Read more

Who Needs Purses? Pocket Power Revolutionizes Women’s Fashion

In the ever-evolving world of fashion, it’s the small things that often spark the biggest revolutions.  Centuries of Unfairness While centuries have passed since men first began stashing items in their clothing, women are still burdened with the necessity of handbags.  Time Is Up But a movement is quietly sweeping across the fashion landscape, demanding … Read more