Biden Administration Cynically Manipulates LGBTQ Rights Struggle To Advance Empire

By Morgan Artyukhina, Liberation News. -

Perhaps feeling wind in his sails after an executive order reversing Trump-era anti-LGBTQ policies, US President Joe Biden is now seeking to make defense of LGBTQ rights abroad a part of US [...]

On Contact: Censorship And Criminalizing Love

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to author Naomi Wolf about the bitter legacy of the British and Western colonialism of rampant homophobia, so virulent that people to this day are [...]

NYPD Officers Arrest And Pepper Spray Queer Liberation March Protesters

By Sydney Perriera and Aviva Stahl, The Gothamist. -

NYPD officers arrested and pepper-sprayed protesters at the Queer Liberation March Sunday afternoon while attempting to arrest two people for graffiti, according to witnesses. Numerous videos [...]

The Stonewall Riots Didn’t Start The Gay Rights Movement

By Greggor Mattson, JStor Daily. -

Despite what you may hear during this year’s fiftieth anniversary commemorations, Stonewall was not the spark that ignited the gay rights movement. The story is well known: A routine police raid [...]

The Stonewall Rebellion: Now Is The Time To Remember, Now Is The Time To Go Forward

By Thomas Scott Tucker, Popular Resistance -

We, the people means all of us. Including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and gender-free people. So we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion that took place in [...]

Why Stonewall?

By Matthew Wills, JStor Daily. -

The Stonewall riot/uprising/rebellion of June 1969 is generally remembered as the beginning of the “gay liberation movement.” On the night of June 27th, the police raided the Stonewall Inn, a [...]

Federal Appeals Courts Agree: Trans People Belong In Schools

By Gabriel Arkles, Aclu.org -

On Wednesday, yet another federal appeals court ruled that allowing a transgender boy to use the boys’ restrooms and locker rooms does not violate the rights of cisgender students or parents. The [...]

Wet’suwet’en Strong: Unceded And Unwavering + Mining The Deep Ocean

By Eleanor Goldfield, Act Out! -

Trans rights are human rights – because human rights are only valid if they include every person in their entirety. Next, mining on land is so 20th century – the new frontier of mining is just as [...]

DC Transgender Community Fighting For Equality 50 Years After Stonewall

By John Zangas, Dcmediagroup.us -

Washington, DC – Members of the transgender community led a rally on Friday afternoon at Freedom Plaza, marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Inn uprising on Christopher Street in New [...]

Legal Victory Strengthens LGBT Activists As Threat From Bolsonaro Looms

By Jaimee A. Swift, Truthout.org -

On Thursday, June 13, after months of postponement, Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court officially made homophobia and transphobia –– locally known as “LGBTphobia” –– a crime and outlawed [...]

Lack Of Trust Hinders Reporting Of LGBTQ Crimes

By Emma Keith, Katie Gagliano and News 21 staff, The Center for Public Integrity. -

San Francisco - Violent crimes and other hate incidents against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans are consistently not reported and prosecuted because of chronic distrust between [...]

‘Complicity Is Horrifying,’ No Justice No Pride Action

By No Justice No Pride, www.popularresistance.org -

By No Justice No Pride. On October 28th, the Human Rights Campaign held its 21st annual “national dinner,” a lavish $400-per-plate fundraiser at the Washington, DC convention center. Celebrities, [...]

First Trans-Gay Migrant Caravan Arrives At US Border, Seeks Asylum

By Sarah Aziza, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Sarah Aziza for Waging Nonviolence - A caravan of 16 LGBTQI migrants, along with a handful of allies, set out from the Mexican border town of Nogales on Thursday morning, heading to the U.S. [...]

Protest Against Trump’s Transgender Military Service Ban

By Hayley Miller, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Hayley Miller for The Huffington Post - New Yorkers came out in droves Wednesday to protest President Donald Trump’s seemingly sudden decision to ban transgender people from serving in the [...]

President Trump Cruelly Threatens Trans Service Members With Rank Discrimination

By Chase Strangio, www.aclu.org -

By Chase Strangio for ACLU - Apparently that extensive work over many years and across many areas of expertise was reversed in a matter of minutes — over Twitter. Indeed, contrary to Trump’s [...]

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