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Gay Men and Trans Women Rounded Up in Azerbaijan

Gay Men and Trans Women Rounded Up in Azerbaijan

During the last two weeks of September, Azerbaijani police launched a violent campaign of “arresting and torturing men presumed to be gay or bisexual, as well as transgender women,” according to Human Rights Watch and local advocacy organizations. On Oct. 2, by all accounts, police released all the detainees, officially acknowledging that 83 had been detained. […]

Gay Bullying Stories Show The Dark Side

Gay Bullying Stories Show The Dark Side

It’s the start of a school day. A regular, normal day, repeated in the same way all over the place. Parents drop their kids off by car in front of the school. School buses arrive full of kids. It is the ritual of communal learning for our youth. For children to go to school is […]

Oh Just Trump It

Oh Just Trump It

Trump while lying to gain the Presidency stated at one of his press conferences “what does the LGBT community have to lose by voting for him”?. Well know we know. Their rights. Officials from the Department of Justice appeared in court yesterday to argue that discrimination against gay employees is legal. Under President Obama, the […]

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray From Supporter To Predator

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray From Supporter To Predator

Mayor Ed Murray announced his resignation hours after a fifth accuser, a cousin, said Murray molested him when the cousin was a teen. Murray maintains he has never abused anyone. Seattle Mayor Murray built his standing in the gay community and in Washington state politics through a decades-long push for bias protections, domestic partnerships and […]

Transgender woman attends Wellesley, first in school’s 147-year history

Transgender woman attends Wellesley, first in school’s 147-year history

Until last year, Ninotska Love would have been barred from attending Wellesley College. She’s an accomplished student who has persevered through hardship, but under longstanding rules, the college would have rejected her. Now the rules have changed. This week, Love will become one of the first transgender women to attend Wellesley in the school’s 147-year […]

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