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D'Anne Witkowski

D'Anne Witkowski is a writer living in Michigan with her wife and son. She has been writing about LGBTQ+ politics for nearly two decades. Follow her on Twitter @MamaDWitkowski.

Marco Rubio Celebrates Wedding Anniversary By Telling Wife She Is a 'Stupid Waste of Time'

A bill to protect marriage equality passed in the U.S. House recently and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is raring to get it passed in the Senate. Which would be nice! (And which would also be more likely if senators would stop getting [...]

Ted Cruz Thinks Only People Like Him Should Be The Bosses of Marriage Equality

In another episode of “Elections Matter,” the U.S. House of Representatives, which has a Democratic majority, voted to protect the marriages of LGBTQ+ people should the Supreme Court overturn Obergefell, the 2015 case that saw marriage [...]

People With Uteruses Can't Get Abortions. But Brett Kavanaugh Can't Eat a $20 Sundae in Peace, Either!

I am sure by now you have heard the devastating news about Brett Kavanaugh, credibly-accused sexual assaulter/Supreme Court Justice/man who likes beer.It’s hard for me to even write this. But you need to hear it. On July 6, Kavanaugh was dining [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Rolls Out Red Carpet, White Hoods for Fascism

Well, this sucks.Even when you know something terrible is coming, you’re never quite prepared for the moment it happens. And yet here we are: The United States Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade. Pregnant people no longer have the right [...]

Texas Scrubs (aka Republicans), the Deadbeat Dads of State Government, Double Down on Anti-Trans B.S.

I woke up this morning with TLC’s “No Scrubs” stuck in my head, that anthem lambasting “deadbeat ass” men.And then I open my computer to read an article about the Texas Republican Party adopting their most anti-LGBTQ+ [...]

GOP: 31 Patriot Front Members in Riot Gear on Their Way to Disrupt Idaho Pride ‘Just Tourists’ 

Pride Month is halfway over, and what a month it has been so far. It’s awesome to see photos from the many Pride events and marches across the country and the world. It is NOT so awesome to see photos of masked right-wing terrorists who had [...]

In Wake of Elementary School Massacre, Ohio Republicans Laser-Focused on One Kid's Crotch

In the United States the call for meaningful gun violence prevention is louder than ever. People are tired of mass shootings every day and want their kids to go to school and come home alive.And Republicans are responding to the deadly gun violence [...]

It’s. The. Guns. I Repeat: IT’S THE GUNS

How are you doing? You doing OK? Because I’m not.I can’t stop thinking about Uvalde, a place I didn’t even know existed until May 24, a day that marked something shocking — but not at all surprising — in this [...]

Ginni and Clarence Thomas Definitely Don’t Talk To Each Other About Hopes, Dreams, Overthrowing Government

Clarence Thomas should not be a Supreme Court justice. But because we don’t believe women about sexual harassment, especially not Black women, he is.I’m old enough to remember Anita Hill testifying about being sexually harassed by Thomas [...]

With Everything Going to Hell, Democrats Promise to Make Things Better. Some Day. Probably.

In Buffalo, New York, a white supremacist terrorist went to a grocery store 200 miles from his house specifically to murder Black people. Which he did. I’m not going to name the terrorist here, because fuck that guy. But I am going to call [...]

Now Streaming: The Homosexual and Transgender Agenda on LGBTQIADisney+

It was bound to happen. Eventually someone was going to discover that LGBTQ+ people own and run Disney and have been using it to make kids across the United States queer.But hey, someone had to challenge Warner Brothers and their creepy heterosexual [...]

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Super Bigotry

Wonder Woman (specifically Linda Carter as Wonder Woman) made me gay. Little did I know, that was the plan all along.But the truth about all of your comic heroes is finally coming out thanks to the new documentary “Marvel & DC's War on God [...]