This Week in Trumplandia


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

45’s executive order aiming to punish sanctuary cities was blocked by a federal judge.

The racist and transphobic “Gays for Trump” is a thing because the powers in the LGBTQ movement have always centered things on cis, white gays. (Relevant bonus link: homonormativity).

Ivanka is trying to rebrand her clothing line under a different name because it’s not doing so well.

45-tied Texas group petitions EPA to reconsider whether greenhouse gases are a problem.

I admittedly don’t understand all of this, but this is a clear picture of what Paul Ryan and 45 want to do:

This threat reminds us to stay supporting Planned Parenthood, not just when it’s popular and PP photo filters are all the rage:


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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 →