“For me, hearing these things growing up was very confusing, and it took me a long time to unlearn them.”
Arabs are increasingly saying they are no longer religious, according to the largest and most in-depth survey undertaken of the Middle East and North Africa.
In 2018, advocates tracked at least 26 deaths of transgender people in the U.S. due to fatal violence, the majority of whom were Black transgender women.
Just days after the Archdiocese of Indianapolis cut ties with one Catholic high school over its decision to continue to employee a gay teacher, another school is firing one of its educators to avoid the same fate.
LGBT parades have been attacked before in the nation of Georgia, and this one has been postponed. The Orthodox Church, encouraged by Russia, aids and abets the persecution.
Chynal Lindsey was found dead June 1; she was the fourth black transgender woman to be killed in the city in three years.
Shelter offers respite from death threats, homophobia
Advocacy groups say Kacsmaryk “will be incapable of treating LGBT litigants fairly . . . because he does not acknowledge LGBT people as having a right to exist.”
Zoe Spears, a 23-year-old trans woman, was shot and killed in Fairmount Heights, Md. on June 13, mere blocks away from the spot where another black trans woman, Ashanti Carmon, was killed in March.
“They’re just getting so blunt,” Ruby Corado said. “It’s just out there. It used to be more isolated.”
The American Medical Association has warned that violence against transgender people is rising in the US.
When Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif faced questions from foreign journalists on Monday in Tehran after a meeting with his German counterpart, Heiko Maas, he may have expected some uncomfortable questions.