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Harvey Milk Was Assasinated 39 Years Ago Today

Milk was the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California, winning a post on the Board of Supervisors as a result of changes in the social makeup of San Francisco after three unsuccessful attempts to gain office. Having finally been elected in 1977, Milk only held his position for 11(…)

On This Transgender Day of Remembrance Here is a List of Those Killed

To mark Transgender Day of Remembrance, it’s important to honour victims of hatred. The Trans Murder Monitoring Project and the Transgender Day of Remembrance organisers have compiled lists of each murder of a trans and gender non-conforming person.  Collecting information on these deaths is complicated by the fact that many trans people are misgendered in(…)

Nearly Two Months after Caravan of Asylum Seekers ask for Protection at the U.S.-Mexico Border, Transgender Women Released, 3 Gay Men Still Detained

Late September, the last transgender Central American woman who arrived at the US-Mexico border over the summer seeking asylum as part of a caravan was granted parole and released from the Cibola County Correctional Center in Milan, New Mexico. The women and their attorneys now call on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to exercise(…)

HRC Releases Guide on Engaging Prospective Transgender and Non-binary Foster and Adoptive Parents

Thursday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, released Promising Practices for Serving Transgender & Non-Binary Foster & Adoptive Parents, a groundbreaking new guide designed to help foster care and adoption agencies recruit, certify and support qualified transgender and non-binary adults to become resource parents for young people who need safe, welcoming homes. “With more than(…)