Op-ed: Why I Was Arrested Last Week
September 23 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Why I Was Arrested Last Week

Joselyn Mendoza

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
September 09 2014 6:05 PM ET

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

Eliel Cruz

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
September 05 2014 5:15 AM ET

Op-ed: One Way Obama Can Help LGBT Undocumented

Ana Ma and Matthew McClellan

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
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.

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