The United Nations and ICE have standards of care in place for LGBTQ folks, but ICE isn’t following them.
An interactive dialogue among Member States, UN entities and civil society on the current state of LGBTQI+ rights globally.
While pride parades are common across the West, activists in Georgia face strong opposition from the government and a deeply traditional society.
“Coming out seemed like the worst thing ever,” says Anbjørn, a resident of Volda, in rural Norway. “You simply feel scared. I think every gay person in a small town has heard the horror stories.”
Blued, a gay social networking app that has actively been involved in supporting and encouraging the LGBTQ community has launched an anti-cyberbullying campaign for the LGBTQ community.
“Watching that video breaks my heart - it shows we have ways to go.”
Canals wrote his first draft of Pose as a love letter to the “miraculous” queer, trans, black, and Latinx people who, he says, “managed to create a community in the face of a plague, violence, and familial rejection.”
Coming out the “closet” is different for everyone. You will be confronted with questions and confusion regarding religion, family acceptance, bullying, fitting in, stereotyping and equality. WQMD – aka We’re Queer My Dear – is a new online series launching in April 2019 and premiering on MambaOnline, that aims to help.
“For me, hearing these things growing up was very confusing, and it took me a long time to unlearn them.”
The Global Equality Caucus is a new international network of parliamentarians and elected representatives aiming to tackle discrimination against LGBT+ people. The Caucus links elected officials across the world regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Daniela Lourdes Falanga fights for those most marginalized.
Not everybody who faces abuse on social media platforms has a powerful voice, but Carlos Maza is a journalist with a large Twitter following who is well-known for his political and media analysis on Vox’s YouTube channel.