Guatemalan Trans Woman Released After Harrowing Six Months in Immigration Detention

Trans Woman Released After 6 Months in Immigration Detention

Nicoll Hernández-Polanco's experiences of sexual assault and solitary confinement are a prime example of how the immigration system mistreats trans women, say advocates.

Op-ed: Five Years After SB 1070, Still Undocumented and Queer

Op-ed: 5 Years After SB 1070, Still Undocumented and Queer

Arizona's infamous anti-immigrant law was signed into law on April 23, 2010 and ought to be a warning about legalized discrimination.

Immigration and LGBTs: Central Americans Limbo

Immigration and LGBTs: Central Americans in Limbo

The journey can be long and treacherous for LGBTs seeking refuge.

Immigration and LGBTs: Denied Safe Haven Europe

Immigration and LGBTs: Denied Safe Haven in Europe

Each year thousands of LGBT asylum-seekers travel to Europe hoping to secure a future free from discrimination and violence. But for many, the European Union is not what they’d anticipated.

Immigration and LGBTs: The Allies

Immigration and LGBTs: The Allies

The straight couple that goes to bat for LGBT immigrants

The Land of the Free, For Some

The Land of the Free, For Some

The new executive action protecting some immigrants from deportation does little for LGBTs.

Op-ed: When Border Control Controlled My Marriage

Op-ed: When Border Control Controlled My Marriage

A lesbian couple struggled for years to stay together, when the laws only worked to keep them apart.

Jose Antonio Vargas Partners With L.A. Times

Jose Antonio Vargas Partners With L.A. Times

The gay, undocumented journalist plans to lend the Times a new perspective on race and immigration.

Op-ed: 267,000 LGBTQ People Should No Longer Be Relegated to Living in the Shadows

Op-ed: 267,000 LGBT People Shouldn't Be Relegated to the Shadows

America's immigration system is broken, but LGBTQ people may be the ones to fix it.

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?

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