40 Under 40: JoCasta Zamarripa and Carlos Menchaca Make Immigration a Local Issue
August 19 2014 5:00 AM ET

JoCasta Zamarripa and Carlos Menchaca Make Immigration Local

Trudy Ring

The Fighters: Two out lawmakers know that ignoring immigration reform would greatly harm LGBT citizens and noncitizens alike.

Report: Transgender Immigration Detainee Was Put in Solitary Confinement Following Assault
August 11 2014 8:15 PM ET

Report: Trans Detainee Was Put in Solitary After Assault

Parker Marie Molloy

The trans immigration detainee reported being sexually assaulted by her roommate, and now activist groups say her move to solitary confinement is a form of punishment for speaking out.

Op-ed: LGBT Students Who Need Your Help
August 04 2014 4:00 AM ET

Op-ed: LGBT Students Who Need Your Help

Danilo Machado

LGBT DREAMers are ready to push for change, whether you're ready to join them or not.

Congressional Equality Caucus Calls for LGBT-Specific Immigration Reform
August 01 2014 6:30 PM ET August 01 2014 7:38 PM ET

LGBT Members of Congress Call for Specific Immigration Reform

Sunnivie Brydum

After activists staged a seven-hour sit-in at the offices of the Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus, the lawmakers issued a statement in support of LGBT-specific immigration reform.

Activists Call for Release of Trans Immigration Detainee Raped in Custody
August 01 2014 5:13 PM ET

Activists Call for Release of Raped Trans Detainee

Parker Marie Molloy

A trans immigration detainee says she was raped by her male cellmate weeks after reporting that she had been verbally harassed by the man, and threatened with sexual assault.

LGBT Immigration Activists Make A Deal With Congressional Equality Caucus
August 01 2014 3:21 PM ET August 01 2014 3:55 PM ET

LGBT Immigrants Make a Deal with Equality Caucus

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Members of several LGBT groups struck a deal with the LGBT Equality Caucus following a seven-hour sit-in demanding that LGBT-specific issues get consideration in immigration reform.

Op-ed: With Immigration, Their Fight Is Our Fight
July 24 2014 8:00 AM ET

Op-ed: With Immigration, Their Fight Is Our Fight

James Duke Mason

The LGBT community’s battle for equality is intrinsically tied to the current war over the issue of immigration.

Labor Group Chooses LGBT Inclusion Over Catholic Grant Money
July 17 2014 4:42 PM ET July 17 2014 5:57 PM ET

Labor Group Chooses LGBTs Over Catholic Grant

Sunnivie Brydum

A Catholic charity demanded that Voz Workers' Rights Education Project reject its association with a group that supports marriage equality or lose its funding. Voz chose the latter.

WATCH: Jose Antonio Vargas Recounts 'Scary, Emotional' Immigration Detention
July 16 2014 2:27 PM ET

Undocumented Gay Journo On 'Scary, Emotional' Detention

Sunnivie Brydum

Pulitzer Prize-winning gay undocumented journalist Jose Antonio Vargas spent eight hours in immigration detention Tuesday after he tried to board a plane leaving McAllen, Texas, for Los Angeles.

Jose Antonio Vargas, Undocumented Gay Journalist, Detained in Texas
July 15 2014 2:25 PM ET

Undocumented Gay Journalist Detained in Texas

Sunnivie Brydum

The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist was reportedly unaware that he would have to face immigration checkpoints inside McAllen International Airport in Texas.

Op-ed: The Crisis at the Border Reveals the Real Sodomites
July 15 2014 5:55 AM ET

Op-ed: American Sodomites Beware

Eliel Cruz

The anti-LGBT and anti-immigration lobbies fail to remember the meaning of the word sodomy.

Bisexual Jamaican Won't Be Deported — Yet
July 03 2014 5:43 PM ET July 03 2014 5:56 PM ET

Bisexual Jamaican Won't Be Deported — Yet

Eliel Cruz

A U.K. immigration court determined that Orashia Edwards was 'dishonest' about his sexual orientation, but the bisexual Jamaican and his supporters contend he's been consistent throughout.

Undocumented, Gay, and Excluded: Jose Antonio Vargas
June 27 2014 11:00 AM ET

Undocumented, Gay, and Excluded

Sunnivie Brydum

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas says his life truly began three years ago, when he announced his immigration status. But it's more than just the American citizenry he's fighting to be a part of.

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