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.
New York Lawmakers Join Activists in Fight to Decriminalize Sex Work
Decrim NY is a new coalition of sex workers, state lawmakers, and advocacy groups who want to make New York the first state to decriminalize sex work.
Canadian Internet Filtering Company Says It's Stopped 'Alternative Lifestyles' Censorship
The UAE was found to be blocking LGBTQ content using a pre-set category in Netsweeper's software. Amid pressure from rights groups, the company says it's disabled that category.
Advocates Have a Plan to Defeat Trump's Attack on Trans Protections
Activists and legal experts say they know what it takes to shut down the Trump administration's attack on transgender civil rights.
New York City Adds Gender-Neutral Option X to Birth Certificates
The new law, titled Intro 954, makes it easier for transgender and non-binary people to change their legal gender.
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Trans Woman Says CVS Refused to Fill Her Hormone Prescription
Hilde Hall tells the ACLU she left an Arizona CVS near tears after the pharmacist on duty "humiliated" her.
How Justice Kennedy's Retirement Could Spell Doom for Abortion and Gay Rights
President Donald Trump could appoint a conservative Supreme Court Justice keen on overturning landmark rulings.
The True Cost of Transitioning Without Health Insurance
If the Trump administration rolls back a law that required insurance providers to cover trans healthcare, many transgender patients will be forced to choose between bankruptcy and necessary medical care related to transitioning.
Pride Fund to End Gun Violence Rallies the LGBTQ Community Behind Gun Control Reform
Iraq war veteran and DC political consultant Jason Lindsay's organization is determined to take on the NRA by lobbying to help gay people and their allies elect candidates who will act on new gun policy.
Gays Against Guns Links the Fight for Gun Control With LGBTQ Activism
After the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in 2016, the LGBTQ community has become a leading voice in the fight for gun control
It's Legal to Force Kids Into Gay Conversion Therapy in Most States
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This Pop-Up Barbershop Gives Underserved and Minority Groups Free Haircuts
California-based barber and activist Jaz Limos's non-profit, Saints of Steel, provides marginalized communities with a simple service to get them back on their feet.