This Week in Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent and relevant content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your communities, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of the truth.

It’s hard to talk about, and scary, but we have to talk about the realities of Trump’s anti-LGBTQ cabinet.

This Muslim woman was harassed, and nearly had her hijab pulled off, because Trump’s America is real. We need to learn how to stand up for each other, so people don’t go through this alone.

Enjoy Trumpgrets, a Tumblr made solely of regretful tweets from Trump voters.

Unsurprisingly, the Trump team has given GOP congressmen “very positive signals” on a religious freedom measure, which will essentially allow businesses and organizations to legally discriminate against queer and gender non-conforming people.

Eight comedians from around the world send love to progressive, non-Trump supporting Americans, and talk about how they’ve coped with their political angst for years. (Because we’re not the only country who has gone or will go through terrifying, hateful times.)

Two Colorado presidential electors have filed a lawsuit aiming to block Donald Trump from becoming President.

Here are ten independent media publications you should support in a Trump world, because now, more than ever, independent media matters.

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Jayson Flores is Gay on a Budget's Founder and Editor, Aries/Taurus cusp, bigender, Latinx, vegan, femme person, and the biggest Buffy fan you know. Now writing for Bustle, PRIDE, Everyday Feminism, and The Rumpus, where they are also Assistant Interviews Editor. Passionate, deeply feeling, sometimes angry, mostly emotional. Wants to make people feel less lonely in the world. Follow them on Twitter @gayonabudget. More from this author →