David Buckel, Gay Rights & Environmental Activist, Dies In Protest Suicide

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

David Buckel, a nationally known advocate for gay rights and the environment died Saturday in self-immolation suicide in a wake-up call to save the planet. Buckel was 60 years old. His body [...]

Columbus Activists Turn Out To Support ‘Black Pride 4’ Protesters During Sentencing

By Prince Shakur, Injusticetoday.com -

On March 13, roughly two dozen community activists and supporters gathered outside a courtroom in Franklin County Municipal Court to support four young activists accused of disrupting last June’s [...]

‘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, [...]

Jeff Sessions Issues Directive Undercutting LGBT Protections

By Staff, www.theguardian.com -

By Staff of The Guardian - The attorney general, Jeff Sessions, on Friday issued a sweeping directive that undercuts federal protections for LGBT people, telling agencies to do as much as [...]

UN Resolution Condemns Use Of Death Penalty To Target LGBTQ People

By Zack Ford, www.thinkprogress.org -

By Zack Ford for Think Progress - The United Nations approved a resolution Friday condemning the use of the death penalty in a discriminatory fashion, including its use to punish “apostasy, [...]

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 [...]

Ten Myths About #NoJusticeNoPride

By Siobhán McGuirk, www.rewire.news -

By Siobhán McGuirk for Rewire - No Justice No Pride members have elevated an urgent, national conversation. And we’re not sorry. This month, the social justice group No Justice No Pride (NJNP) [...]

Barriers To Changing Legal Names And Gender Markers In Prison

By Victoria Law, www.truth-out.org -

By Victoria Law for Truthout - During her 30 years in California's prison system, Cookie Bivens has seen numerous trans women attempt to change their name and gender marker while incarcerated. [...]

How Our Protests Won Marriage Equality

By Keegan O'Brien, www.socialistworker.org -

By Keegan O'Brien for Socialist Worker - GAY MARRIAGE leads to "the deterioration of marriage and the family" and "societal collapse." Keeping same-sex couples from marrying isn't discrimination, [...]

Gay Pride Parades Sound A Note Of Resistance

By Olga R. Rodriguez et al, www.AP.org -

By Olga R. Rodriguez, Rebecca Gibian and Colleen Long and Martha Irvine for Associated Press - SAN FRANCISCO — Tens of thousands of people waving rainbow flags lined streets for gay pride parades [...]

LGBTQ Activists Blockade DC Capital Pride Parade

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group. Drawing spirit from the LGBTQ resistance roots of the Stonewall protests of the late 1960s, an ad-hoc group of activists under the banner of No Justice No [...]

Twitter Erupts With Trump Erasure Of LGBTQ People From Census

By Graham Gremore, www.queerty.com -

By Graham Gremore for Queerty - The Trump Administration’s attempt to completely erase the LGBTQ community rages on. First, the White House deleted the LGBT rights page from its official website. [...]

Large Anti-Trump Protests In Philadelphia At GOP Retreat

By Kevin Zeese, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance. On Thursday afternoon the protests grew filling the streets of downtown Philadelphia when Trump arrived at noon. People were protesting a host of extreme [...]