Nico Lang

LGBTQ

'In Survival Mode': The Pandemic Is Devastating the Black LGBTQ Community

Multiple indicators strongly suggest that Black LGBTQ people might be more likely to get infected with the coronavirus and to suffer severe complications from COVID-19.
Nico Lang
4 days ago
Coronavirus

Everything You Wanted to Know About Donating COVID-19 Antibodies

If you've recovered from the coronavirus, your plasma might be useful to other people.
Nico Lang
5.14.20
LGBTQ

Aimee Stephens Died Fighting for Trans Rights. Reports Still Deadnamed Her

Deadnaming has been widely discouraged by leading news agencies, including some that used Stephens's discarded name after her death on Tuesday.
Nico Lang
5.13.20
LGBTQ

LGBTQ Groups Are Trying to Sway Moms of Queer Kids to Vote Against Trump

“A lot of suburban women are mothers. Many have children who are LGBTQ, and they want to make sure that their rights are protected.”
Nico Lang
5.12.20
LGBTQ

The Census's Sex Question Sucks. But LGBTQ People Should Still Fill It Out

There still aren't any questions on the Census about sexual orientation and gender identity, but LGBTQ groups say queer people everywhere need to participate.
Nico Lang
5.7.20
transgender

‘This Is Just Evil’: New Law Would Force Trans Hungarians to Out Themselves

Showing your ID is required for nearly everything in Hungary. Getting IDs that reflects trans Hungarians' gender identities may become simply impossible.
Nico Lang
5.5.20
LGBTQ

The Medical Workers Banned From Donating Blood, Despite Massive Shortages

“I’m a universal donor. Every time I see one of those emails that’s frantically calling for people to donate, it’s very frustrating.”
Nico Lang
5.4.20
Health

We’re in a Pandemic So the Feds Plan to Revoke Trans Healthcare Protections

HHS is reportedly going forward with this plan, which has been in the works for about a year, as America deals with coronavirus.
Nico Lang
4.27.20
LGBTQ

Blood Banks Are Needlessly Turning Away Gay and Bi Men's Blood Donations

The FDA eased its restrictions on donations from men who have sex with men. But the blood banks on the ground still say they can't take their blood and plasma.
Nico Lang
4.24.20
Coronavirus

Coronavirus Finance Troubles Have Hit LGBTQ People Extra Hard

Queer people are twice as likely to report being much worse off now than they were in 2019, in the face of the pandemic shutting down most businesses.
Nico Lang
4.23.20
Coronavirus

LGBTQ Asian Americans Brace for a 'Double Whammy' as Hate Crimes Rise

“Those who were already vulnerable—whether you’re an immigrant, undocumented, or because of your gender identity and sexuality—the pandemic has amplified that."
Nico Lang
4.22.20
LGBTQ

LGBTQ Orgs Say They're in Deep Fundraising Trouble Because of Coronavirus

“We’re not the kind of organization that can just turn to a rainy day fund and get through this unscathed.”
Nico Lang
4.20.20
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