lbgtq

hate crimes

"How dare him": Chicago officials are livid about Jussie Smollett

Chicago officials were blindsided — and infuriated — by the news that all the charges were being dropped against him.
Tess Owen
3.26.19
discrimination

Trump administration will stop protecting trans people from discrimination

Diamond Naga Siu
10.5.17
The Rundown

People Are Pledging to Protect 750,000 Young People From Deportation

Your daily guide to what's working, what's not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
7.13.17
Pride 2017

Colombia's Gay Party Scene is Buck Wild

6 years on the circuit, captured by a well-known Bogotá photographer.
Thump Colombia
6.21.17
education

DeVos still refuses to say if she’d punish LGBTQ discrimination

Betsy DeVos thinks all discrimination is wrong, but she won't say if the Department of Education, under her authority, will withhold funds from schools that do it.
Rex Santus
6.6.17
lbgtq

Alabama is probably going to pass a law that allows adoption agencies to reject LGBTQ couples

Tess Owen
4.26.17
inauguration

A queer dance party walled off a security checkpoint to the inauguration

Rex Santus
1.20.17
Culture

How the Mothers of Transgender Children Are Changing the World

According to a new study, mothers play an essential role in ensuring that trans kids are raised in a loving and accepting environment.
Diana Tourjée
8.23.16
thump news

Ghibli Shares Mix for a Canadian LGBTQ Prom, Open Letter Addressing Orlando Tragedy

"i cry every time i see people holding vigils or marching or coming together irl over the attack."
Max Mertens
6.15.16
Opinion and Analysis

How Death Threats and the Government Shut Down Pakistan's First LGBTQ Website

In 2013, Pakistan's first website targeted to the LGBTQ community launched and immediately took off. In the next several months, the government would shut it down twice as the founder endured death threats and harassment.
VICE News
6.8.16
crime & drugs

Philippine Authorities Charge US Marine in Slaying of Transgender Woman

Prosecutors say there is "probable cause" to believe Joseph Scott Pemberton killed Laude, and that the act was "aggravated by treachery, abuse of superior strength, and cruelty."
Liz Fields
12.15.14
asia & pacific

Murder of Transgender Woman Raises Tensions in Philippines Over US Military Presence

A US Marine is accused of brutally murdering a transgender Filipina woman in a case that could jeopardize military agreements between the two countries.
Olivia Crellin
10.22.14