LGBTQ rights

Poland

Poland’s Populist Government Has Declared War on the LGBTQ Community

"People who look stereotypically queer or gay are being attacked on the street for this, almost every day."
Tim Hume
8.28.19
LGBTQ

This Queer Journalist Wants to Unite Human Rights Defenders

After facing deportation from Russia to Uzbekistan, where homosexuality is illegal, Ali Feruz set up a new media network to support journalists covering LGBTQ issues in post-Soviet states.
Jake Hall
2.21.19
VICE International

How Young People in Romania Won a Referendum By Not Voting

Doing nothing isn't always an effective strategy when you want to stop the government from doing something hateful, but last weekend, it worked out.
Ștefania Matache
10.9.18
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
Interviews

Otep Will Never Stop Standing Up for Equal Rights, Trump Be Damned

The most outspoken vegan lesbian in heavy music goes deep on Kendrick Lamar, the Pulse tragedy, and staying true to oneself.
Kelsey Zimmerman
6.28.17
LGBTQ

Being Freaked Out by Gay and Trans People Is Still a Legal Murder Defence in 48 US 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

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

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

Activists Are Scrambling to End Chechnya’s Persecution of Gay Men

As reports emerge that gay men are being imprisoned and murdered in the republic, activists are urging citizens to put pressure on Western officials to act.
Matt Baume
4.12.17
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 Inspire 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
3.14.17
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 organisation plans to help in the next four years and beyond.
Oset Babur
2.28.17
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