Black Woman Who Claims Iowa Police Arrested Her for Being Trans, Now Placed in Isolation

Black Woman Claims Iowa Police Arrested Her for Being Trans

Meagan Taylor, 22, was arrested Monday after hotel staff wrongly accused her of prostitution. Now the county jail doesn't know where to house her.

Black Lesbian Says N.Y. Cop Choked Her, Then Charged Her with Assault

WATCH: Black Lesbian Says N.Y. Cop Choked Her

Officer Salvator Aquino has come under police investigation, while the Brooklyn district attorney separately considers hate crime charges.

Salvadoran Trans Man Says He Was Brutalized by Police After Pride Parade

Salvadoran Trans Man Says He Was Brutalized by Police After Pride Parade

Aldo Alexander Peña leaked pictures to social media of his disfigured face after police, he says, broke his eye socket while arresting him on false charges.

Catholic Priest Under Investigation for Hidden Camera in Men's Room

Thou Shalt Not Place Hidden Camera in Church Bathroom

A Catholic priest in Oregon has been placed on leave following allegations that he planted a hidden camera in his church's men's room.

Ky Peterson on Surviving Alleged Prison Abuse, Overdose: I Won't Stay Silent

Surviving Suicide Attempt, Ky Peterson Won't Stay Silent

The black trans man tells The Advocate how alleged neglect and mistreatment by Georgia prison staff led to him nearly dying while held in isolation.

Brazilian Military Police Suspected of Covering Up Trans Teen's Murder

Did Brazilian Cops Cover Up This Trans Teen's Murder? 

Laura Vermont, 18, died of suspicious head trauma. A 'witness' alleges two military police officers coerced him, under threat of violence, not to implicate them.

Op-ed: Church Burnings and Southern Resistance — Is It 1963 Again?

Op-ed: Church Burnings and Southern Resistance — Is It 1963 Again?

This lesbian minister laments how disconnected the equality efforts for different groups — for blacks, women, and gays — currently feels.

Mozambique Decriminalizes Same-Sex Relationships

Mozambique Decriminalizes Same-Sex Relationships

The African country overturned a 19th-century law forbidding 'vices against nature.'

Moroccan Mob Brutally Beats Alleged Trans Woman as Bystanders Watch

Morocco: Mob Beats 'Trans Woman' as Bystanders Watch

The victim, who has not been publicly identified, may nonetheless face jail time for homosexuality, which is illegal in Morocco.

New Orleans Man Who Kidnapped Trans Woman Granted 'Rare' Minimum Sentence

Man Who Kidnapped Trans Woman Given Minimum Sentence

After assault and attempted rape charges were dropped, a judge chose to be unusually lenient, citing the attacker's age.

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