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.

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.

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.

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.

Op-ed: Why LGBTQ Deportations Still Equals Death
June 17 2014 3:00 PM ET

Op-ed: Why LGBT Deportations Still = Death

Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez Carlos Padilla and Katrina Casino

As the rate of deportation has skyrocketed, LGBT immigrants have been exposed to harassment, assaults, and even death, just by being forced to return to their home countries.

Immigration Reform a Priority for Gay Couples and Their Kids
October 08 2013 5:20 AM ET

Immigration Reform a Priority for Gay Couples and Their Kids

Alex J Davidson

Various crises have pushed immigration reform to the back burner, but LGBT activists such as Kate Kendell point out why it deserves attention.