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.
You may have heard about the study this month that says some bi women report higher levels of psychopathy and narcissism — how legit is it really?
Queer women of color dominated the Texas primary elections!
LGBT rights groups in Kenya have taken their cause to the courts, arguing that the criminal laws used to target them are a violation of constitutional rights.
Last Friday the Georgia state senate passed a bill that will allow state-funded adoption agencies to refuse to place children with parents they disapprove of because of their religious beliefs.
Although the Trump administration is still insisting that Title VII’s prohibition on sex discrimination in the workplace doesn’t apply to LGBT people, the Second Circuit just ruled that it should and does apply to sexual orientation.
South Africa’s Department of Home Affairs has come under fire from LGBTQ activists and community members for discriminating against LGBTQ people in their processes.
The statistics on acceptance of LGBT people were generally staying the same or improving, until last year — when, as GLAAD CEO Sarah Kate Ellis puts it, “the acceptance pendulum abruptly stopped and swung in the opposite direction.”
How cryptography, human-centered design, and statistics can be used in support of our democracy.
Two men with criminal records, Justin C. Mann and James W. White, have been arrested in the murder of Brandi Mells and Shanta, Shanise and Jeremiah Myers. Other details about the victims and the crime have also been released by police as friends and family struggle to process this devastating event.
Mike Pence got a gay welcome from his neighbors, lesbian couple wins against bakery homophobes, trans military ban goes bye-bye, why we kiss at midnight on NYE, PA and AZ voters are pro-LGBTQ, and some self care tips for the new year. Smooches!