Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tag: LGBTQ

Remembering Stonewall: On 50th anniversary, leaders of uprising look back on...

Fifty years ago today, just after midnight, at 1:30 in the morning on June 28, 1969, New York City police officers raided...

Justice for Layleen Polanco: Community demands answers after trans black Latinx...

Layleen’s death came at the beginning of Pride Month and just one day after the NYPD apologized for the first time for its raid a half-century ago on the Stonewall Inn, a gay- and trans-friendly bar in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village.

Good news: Straight people don’t need a parade

Straight pride is already well-represented in everything from children’s books to rom-coms to music videos.

HUD to rollback protections for transgender people in taxpayer-funded homeless shelters

“The ACLU will fight back against this attempt to write discrimination into the law. Shelters funded by taxpayers should be open to all – period.”

Trump admin. attempts to erase existence of trans people after years...

If enacted, the proposal would reverse the expansion of transgender rights that took place under President Barack Obama.

Will the new crimes against humanity treaty protect women and LGBTI...

It’s time for the international community to take a stand. A new treaty could affect people’s rights for generations to come.

India legalizes gay sex, ruling discrimination on the basis of sexual...

"Criminalizing carnal intercourse is irrational, arbitrary and manifestly unconstitutional."

A nightmare of another time: 50 year anniversary of the end...

What happened for many years to gays on Fire Island seems like a nightmare of another time – and it was.

Yance Ford: The first transgender director nominated for an Oscar

"If my nomination can help in any way to advance the issues of trans-equality and protection for LGBTQ people under the law, then I am as humbled by that as I am by the nomination."

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‘Astonishing’ Texas legal Win tops decades of clean-water heroism

Precedents Set: Big $$ Penalty Fueled by Key Citizen Evidence

 Sometimes, unstoppable anti-pollution champions must get their feet...

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...
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How corporate welfare hurts you

You often hear Trump and Republicans in Congress railing against so-called “welfare programs” – by which they mean programs that provide health...

U.S. judge slashed Bayer/Monsanto damages owed from $75 million to $25.27 million

Bayer had purchased Monsanto back in 2016 and the product Roundup weedkiller has been linked to causing cancer.  Northern...

Chevron responsible for spilling nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water into California canyon

The seepage began in May and has been intermittently leaking until last Tuesday.