A new executive order from Trump changes the rules for how someone has to have entered the US to apply for asylum, leaving many immigrants — including LGBT migrants seeking asylum — in dangerous limbo.
Women and LGBTQ people made history Tuesday and Donald Trump will finally face some checks and oversight in Congress.
It’s the day to make your vote count! Spend all day with us and let us know how voting went, what ballot issues and candidates are on your mind, and wait with us for results to come in.
Massachusetts is considered a progressive vanguard when it comes to LGBT issues, and a loss there would be devastating. Question 3 was put forth by anti-trans organizers betting on the hope that they had more of a foothold in public discourse now than they did two years ago; No on 3 would prove them right.
Regardless of whether you ultimately see the use of militant force as an admirable tactic, the truth is that any progress the queer community has made is at least in part to all those queers who refused to play by the rules, the queers who behaved badly, the queers who believed that unjust laws must be broken as a method of survival.
Here’s why Jair Bolsonaro is so dangerous to LGBTQ Brazilians, what’s been happening with the Brazilian presidential race the past few months and how Bolsonaro’s potential win could affect not just Brazil but the entire world.
This morning, the New York Times broke the story that the Department of Health and Human Services under the Trump administration is “[considering] defining transgender out of existence.”
A disproportionate number of prisoners identify as LGBTQI. On the 15th anniversary of the Prison Rape Elimination Act, we look at what the bill has done to protect them — and what challenges remain.
We like Cynthia Nixon for the job of New York governor and we think you will too.
“The debate found Cuomo clumsily trying to paint Nixon as nothing more than a deranged actor only to be met, repeatedly, with the passionate rejoinders of a lifelong activist and New Yorker who graduated from the public school system, sent her own kids through the public school system, and rides the crumbling New York City subway every day.”
Sex workers are resilient and face near constant opposition via social stigma or legal obstacles. Regardless of the conditions, for some people, it is the only way to feed their family. The FOSTA-SESTA package-bill is not going to save sex trafficking victims; it’s just going to turn consensual sex workers into victims themselves. Decriminalization is the only solution to preventing sex trafficking and separating sex workers from that label.
One of the most annoying things I have heard during this process of figuring out what to do and how to react to the FOSTA-SESTA prohibition deal is “Don’t panic.”
The actual scope of SCOTUS’ ruling is small, but the symbolic loss for LGBTQ people is pretty big.
We’re coming for you, Trump.
“I didn’t want any other student to have to suffer the same experience that I had to go through.”
There’s rainbow wave of LGBQ candidates running for office. All of them are dissatisfied with Trump’s status quo, have strong convictions, and to make the world a better place. Here are their stories.
The bill protects and allows faith-based adoption agencies to reject potential families if they believe the family’s lifestyle and/or beliefs contradict the agencies’ religious beliefs.
The 29-year-old Black trans woman was shot and killed in South Carolina.
The activist/actress made her announcement this afternoon via Twitter.
Rio de Janeiro Councillor Marielle Franco, who was assassinated on 14 March 2018 after speaking at an event for the empowerment of Black girls, was a firebrand of a politician, feminist, and human rights activist whose work was deeply informed by her experiences as an Afro-Brazilian Catholic lesbian woman born and raised in the favelas.