LGBTQ rights

sex work

This Is How Sex Workers Will Change the Law

Sex workers met with lawmakers in Albany on Tuesday to push for legislation that could pave the way to the full decriminalization of sex work.
Marie Solis
5.9.19
LGBT

Roma LGBT People Talk About the Challenges of Facing Double Discrimination

"If your family isn't open to it, of course you have to hide who you are."
Vlad Levente Viski
9.19.17
LGBTQ

How Has 'I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry' Aged Ten Years Later?

Pretty terribly!
Kyle Turner
8.1.17
LGBTQ

RuPaul Made Drag Mainstream

How 'Drag Race' made straight America fall in love with drag.
Eric Sasson
6.23.17
LGBTQ

US Lawmakers Want to Legalize Discrimination Against LGBTQ Foster Youth

The proposed federal legislation follows several states that have made it legal for adoption agencies to refuse to serve queer children and families.
Natalie Pattillo
6.16.17
LGBTQ

Being Freaked Out by Gay and Trans People Is Still a Legal Murder Defense in 48 States

Illinois is set to become the second state to outlaw gender and sexuality as motives for violence by defendants in court. What's holding the others behind?
Mathew Foresta
6.8.17
LGBTQ

Queer Indonesians Are Being Arrested Under a Vague Anti-Porn Law

Authorities are using the country's wide-reaching anti-pornography laws to prosecute gay men detained in a series of raids.
Adi Renaldi
5.31.17
LGBTQ

How LGBTQ Turks are Preparing for a History-Making Constitutional Vote

If Turkey's constitution is amended on April 16, nationalism could rise—and the already imperiled queer community may bear the brunt of what follows.
Lorena Rios
4.14.17
LGBTQ

How LGBTQ Americans are Reshaping the Fight for Assisted Reproduction

We're here, we're queer, and we want access to in vitro fertilization and surrogate pregnancies.
Neil McArthur
4.11.17
LGBTQ

Can Hookup Apps Rouse a Gay Political Renaissance?

Gay dating apps like Hornet and SCRUFF have become more outright political than ever before. But will their efforts affect real-world change?
Jon Shadel
3.13.17
Electricity

I Got Shocked By the Machines Once Used to ‘Cure’ Homosexuality and Hysteria

These electro-shock devices act as a pocket history of healthcare and repression.
Tess McClure
3.6.17
Noisey Interviews

Tegan and Sara Have Launched a New Foundation To Fight for LGBTQ Women

We talked to the duo about how their new organization plans to help in the next four years and beyond.
Oset Babur
2.27.17
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