By Liza Neal
Violence against transgender people has risen across the globe. According to the ACLU, one in four transgender people has experienced assault, and the majority of deadly attacks are against trans women of color. According to the Trans Murder Monitoring Project, the top three countries for rates of murder are Brazil, Mexico, and the U.S. Still, record numbers of trans people are fleeing to the U.S., especially from Central and South America.
By Liza Neal
By Jonathan Alderete Loussaief
I am reaching out because I need to locate more resources to secure my husband’s freedom. It seems as if we’re hitting brick walls at this point. My “husbear” has now been moved to an immigration detention center in Cleburne, Texas, where the conditions and treatment are deplorable. We’ve tried to work through the Bureau of Indian Affairs, but on April 17th they denied my husband’s appeal because they also do not believe he is a gay man. The lawyers have given up and apparently don’t know how to argue this case.
By Jorge Solano
On May 26, Costa Rica became the 29th country in the world to legalize same sex marriage.More
By Dale Corvino
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Since it went up in 2012, a rainbow sculpture in Warsaw’s Plac Zbawiciela has been vandalized numerous times. But now a new, indestructible monument has been installed, one that…More
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