LGBTQ rights


This City's First Ever Pride March Ended With Far-Right Mobs Hunting Down Queer Kids

Footage taken after the march in Kharkiv, Ukraine shows thugs in balaclavas kicking and beating Pride marchers.
Tim Hume

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
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Trans Woman's Killer Used the "Gay Panic Defense." It's Still Legal in 42 States.

Islan Nettles' assailant claimed he’d felt duped and humiliated by the revelation of his victim's gender identity
Juliette Maigné
LGBTQ rights

The Far Right Is Doxxing and Threatening Drag Queen Story Hour. These Queens Won’t Be Stopped.

A SWAT team recently had to stand guard outside a library while Tirrany Hex read aloud “Not All Princesses Wear Pink.”
Tess Owen
LGBTQ rights

Texas Governor Risks His Laptop to Save Chick-fil-A’s Right to Be Homophobic

He's expected to sign the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill, which passed the Texas House Monday.
Rex Santus
LGBTQ rights

Sebastian Gorka Is Worried That Mr. Ratburn's Gay Wedding Will Destroy Society

"This is a war for our culture,” Gorka said on his radio show, “America First."
Rex Santus
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
LGBTQ rights

Tennessee bill would allow adoption agencies to reject LGBTQ couples

Carter Sherman
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.
Marie Solis

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.
Jordan Pearson
Transgender rights

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.
Marie Solis
LGBTQ 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.
Leila Ettachfini