What LGBT Policy Challenges Are on Deck for 2015?

What LGBT Policy Challenges Are on Deck for 2015?

President Obama gave his annual overview of items Washington should be dealing with this year, but what are the big issues for LGBT Americans?

Detained Trans Immigrant Marichuy Gamino to Be Released

Detained Trans Immigrant to Be Released 

Activists are rejoicing that the transgender asylum-seeker from Mexico, who was reportedly raped and placed in solitary confinement this past year, will be freed — but say there are many more who need help.

Immigration Advocates Demand Release of Abused Trans Asylum Seeker

Immigration Advocates Demand Release of Abused Trans Asylum Seeker

Nicoll Hernández-Polanco says she's faced transphobia and verbal, physical, and sexual abuse from immigration staff and other detainees in her all-male facility, despite posing no 'security threat.'

Op-ed: Undocumented, Queer, and Bullied

Op-ed: Undocumented, Queer, and Bullied

Imagine living in a world where every single part of your identity is constantly under attack.

WATCH: One Queer Immigrant that Obama's Plan Could Help

WATCH: One Queer Immigrant Helped by Obama's Plan

As part of GLAAD's new video series, Claire Pires interviews Yenny Quispe, a queer Latina immigrant from Peru.

Op-ed: Obama’s Order Ices Out Some LGBTQ Immigrants

Op-ed: Obama’s Order Ices Out Some LGBTQ Immigrants

The executive order will help many immigrants on the path to citizenship, but it leaves behind others who have experienced violence, discrimination, and isolation, says Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement.

Op-ed: Seeking Asylum, Finding Strength

Op-ed: Seeking Asylum, Finding Strength

One queer person shares his journey from being outed at school in South Africa to seeking asylum in New York City.

Op-ed: Tim Cook and the Freedom to Work Without Fear

Op-ed: Tim Cook and the Freedom to Work Without Fear

Tim Cook's words about discrimination highlight the need for stronger antidiscrimination laws, and not just for LGBT citizens.

Op-ed: Why You Should Help Me Get LGBT People Out of Detention

Op-ed: Help Me Get LGBT People Out of Detention

The stories of his LGBT friends motivate Raúl Alcaraz Ochoa to work as an activist for ending detentions and deportations.

Op-ed: Why I Was Arrested Last Week

Op-ed: Why I Was Arrested Last Week

Joselyn Mendoza is one of eight women who were arrested last week for protesting outside a Democratic Party event. Here's why she is taking on the president and party leadership.

Bisexual Jamaican in U.K. Released From Detention After 6 Weeks

Bisexual Jamaican in U.K. Released From Detention After 6 Weeks

Orashia Edwards is still fighting for asylum despite evidence he'd be in danger if deported.

Op-ed: One Thing President Obama Can Do Now to Help LGBT Undocumented People

Op-ed: One Way Obama Can Help LGBT Undocumented

America's immigration system is broken, and many LGBT people are affected by that.

40 Under 40: JoCasta Zamarripa and Carlos Menchaca Make Immigration a Local Issue

JoCasta Zamarripa and Carlos Menchaca Make Immigration Local

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

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