John Oliver nails this moment for transgender Americans: “Let’s not get too complacent about how far we’ve come”

Originally posted on Quartz:
There’s been a lot of attention paid to the transgender community lately—Caitlyn Jenner’s highly-publicized coming out will be followed by a TV show about her transition; Amazon’s Transparent won two Golden Globes; Facebook and Google expanded their gender options; Orange is the New Black devoted significant screen time in its third season to transphobic hate crimes…

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“Conservatives Lost Outright”: John Roberts, Liberal Hero; How The Chief Justice Destroyed The Conservative Case Against ObamaCare

Originally posted on mykeystrokes.com:
Since ObamaCare passed in 2010, Republicans have been searching desperately for a way to destroy the law through legal trickery (or as they call it, “judicial activism”), since they don’t have the means to kill it through legislation. In 2012, with the Supreme Court decision NFIB v. Sebelius, they got…

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