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SF protest honors slain bi Brazilian congresswoman

SF protest honors slain bi Brazilian congresswoman

LGBTQI and indigenous activists continue to seek answers for the 2018 murder of bisexual Rio de Janeiro City Councilwoman Marielle Franco.

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By Heather Cassell | March 13, 2019

Egyptian police arrested a transgender woman last week, claiming she is a member of a terrorist group and disrupted public order.

By Heather Cassell | March 6, 2019

A formerly detained journalist, Ali Feruz, is seizing upon his notoriety to champion journalism and journalists by creating a network and a platform for reporters to tell stories that normally wouldn't make headlines.


By Heather Cassell | February 27, 2019

Global LGBT experts and human rights advocates sounded alarms following the Trump administration's announcement to develop global strategy to decriminalize homosexuality.

By Heather Cassell | February 20, 2019

The White House this week released four potential nominees, including gay Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell, for the vacant position of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations following the abrupt withdrawal of Heather Nauert.


By Heather Cassell | February 13, 2019

Canada's government has pledged $30 million to improve LGBT lives in developing countries over the next five years.

By Heather Cassell | February 6, 2019

In true Irish fashion, Fintan Warfield came to politics through folk songs from an era before his time: The 1960s.


By Heather Cassell | January 30, 2019

LGBT undocumented immigrants were part of a celebration last week in Silicon Valley.

By Heather Cassell | January 23, 2019

Protesters in San Francisco raised their voices in chants and song in an act of resistance against the attacks on Brazil's minority communities by President Jair Bolsonaro.


By Heather Cassell | January 16, 2019

LGBT activists sounded the alarm that Chechen authorities have renewed their crackdown on LGBTs in Chechnya, detaining several gay men and women.

By Heather Cassell | January 9, 2019

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's new president, didn't waste any time attacking the country's minority communities, including LGBTs, when, hours after his inauguration, he signed a slew of executive orders removing some rights.


By Heather Cassell | January 2, 2019

In a year that celebrated the United Nation's 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, human rights, particularly LGBT rights, were profoundly under attack in 2018, according to leading human rights organizations.

By Heather Cassell | December 19, 2018

Vallejo LGBT activists and leaders of its sister city commission and association came together earlier this month to figure out responses to November's crackdown on the African country's LGBT community.


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