All Articles on LGBTQ

Earlier this month, the International Law Commission (ILC) formally recommended a final draft of the new crimes against humanity (CAH) treaty for adoption by states—a treaty that promises to bring justice to victims of atrocities. (Photo: MADRE) Views
New Draft of 'Crimes Against Humanity' Treaty Affirms Protection for Women and LGBTIQ Persons. The Fight Wasn’t Easy—and It Isn’t Over Yet
Whether the treaty makes its way into law or not, one thing is clear: History will remember that all of us working together can make a difference, because all of us, not some of us, have rights that must be protected
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An ambulance races through a flood in Mumbai, India (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
The Climate Crisis Is Also a Health Emergency
For already vulnerable populations, the health risks of extreme weather events can be deadly
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What the Gun Control Movement Can Learn From Marriage Equality
Clear goals, consistent strategy, and a sense of personal connection can change public opinion—and the law
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Our need to come together despite our differences arises from our marginalization in a world dominated by heterosexual cisgender people. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Celebrating Pride, Mindfully
Inequalities in our broader society also occur in the queer community
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 The annual Pride Parade makes its way past the Stonewall Inn on June 24, 2018, in New York City. The Greenwich Village tavern was the site of the Stonewall riots of 1969, widely considered to be the beginning of the fight for gay and lesbian rights in the U.S.  (Photo: Kena Betancur/Getty Images) Views
Fifty Years After Stonewall, the Real Fight for LBGTQ Rights Is Local
As legislation has languished in Congress, many cities and states are moving forward with their own non-discrimination bills
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Michèle Audette News
Disappearances and Murders of Indigenous Women and Girls Amount to 'Canadian Genocide,' National Inquiry Finds
"To put an end to this tragedy, the rightful power and place of women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA people must be reinstated."
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protest News
'Enormous Victory for Transgender Students' as SCOTUS Declines to Hear Challenge to Inclusive Bathroom Policy
"This move means school districts can continue to allow trans students to participate in school activities, and use restrooms and locker rooms, that match their gender."
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In Latest Attack on Women and Trans People, Trump Invites Medical Providers to Discriminate Against Already-Marginalized Patients
"Trans people are being killed in the street and the administration wants to help facilitate more death."
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LGBTQ+ activists News
'Dangerous and Disgraceful': HUD Proposal Would Let Homeless Shelters Turn Away Trans People
Critics condemned the proposal as "yet another example of tragic cruelty of this administration."
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Trump's So-Called "Conscience Rule" Would Allow Dangerous Discrimination Against Marginalized Patients, State AGs Say
"We cannot rest until this 'healthcare refusal' rule is stopped."
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