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One Year on ICE Prison for Transgender Immigrants in Texas Remains Closed

Photo: Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement VICE News has learned that a year-old detention center for undocumented immigrants in Dallas, Texas never opened its unit for transgender people detained by ICE. Prairieland Detention Center had plans to feature a protected, 36-bed pod exclusively for transgender detainees to keep those individuals safe from violence and(…)

Grace and Laurie Lynn’s Big Gay Valentine’s Dance! Happens This Saturday

An LGBTQI+ dance for all our community: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, non-binary, genderqueer, androgynous, and cisgender women, our friends and allies will happen Saturday, February 10 at Vintners Inn in Santa Rosa 7:30 – 11:3- p.m. DJ Lady Char will be dropping the beats and spreading the love of music and dance. $30(…)

New LGBTQIA+ Focused Digital Voter Registration Platform Launched

#QTHEVOTE, a digital voter registration platform for the LGBTQ community and their allies, launched today as its flagship website went live at www.qthevote.com.  #QTHEVOTE was founded by serial entrepreneur Trevor Burgess who was the first openly gay CEO of a publicly traded bank in the United States.  #QTHEVOTE leverages cutting-edge voter registration tools from vote.org(…)

LGBTQ Connection to Host Valentines Dance February 24

The “LOVE IS LOVE YOUTH DANCE” will be on Saturday, February 24 starting at 7:00pm. The Gender Sexuality Awareness (GSA) Club of Sonoma Valley High School teamed up with LGBTQ Connection Sonoma to create an event that celebrates love in all its forms and to launch our LGBTQ youth program in Sonoma Valley! We invite(…)

The Leadership Conference Education Fund Releases Report on Trump’s Civil and Human Rights Rollbacks

The Leadership Conference Education Fund  released “Without Justice: Trump’s Across-the-Board Assault on Civil and Human Rights,” a report on the Trump administration’s first year and its attacks on our nation’s hard-fought civil and human rights achievements. The report is the 2018 edition of The Education Fund’s annual Civil Rights Monitor and comes the day after President(…)