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.

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.

Gay Widower Asks for Marriage-Based Green Card
April 21 2014 3:48 PM ET

Gay Widower Asks for Marriage-Based Green Card

Sunnivie Brydum

Anthony Sullivan spent more than 40 years with his husband, Richard Adams, before Adams died in 2012. Now Sullivan, an Australian national, is asking U.S. immigration services to recognize the couple's marriage and recognize him as the surviving spouse of a U.S. citizen.

How New Immigration Detention Guidelines Fail Trans Inmates
March 14 2014 5:53 AM ET

Do New Immigration Detention Guidelines Fail Trans Detainees?

Parker Marie Molloy

What was once a problem is still a problem even after an Obama administration review, trans activists warn.

Kenyan Lesbian Granted Asylum in U.S.
March 12 2014 4:00 PM ET

Kenyan Lesbian Granted Asylum in U.S.

Michelle Garcia

A Kenyan nun who came to the U.S. on a student visa realized that coming out would jeopardize her life if she returned to her home country.

Trans Comic Avery Edison Transferred to Women's Correctional Facility
February 12 2014 11:26 AM ET February 12 2014 5:04 PM ET

Trans Comic Avery Edison Flying Home to U.K. Thursday

Parker Marie Molloy

After thousands of tweets using the #FreeAvery hashtag, trans detainee Avery Edison was transferred out of an all-male correctional facility, to one with a female population. On Wednesday afternoon, her partner announced that Edison would be returned to the United Kingdom on Thursday.

Op-ed: When Marrying Is Like Winning
February 12 2014 8:30 AM ET

Op-ed: When Marrying Is Like Winning

Caroline Hart

For Caroline Hart, the words 'Welcome to the United States of America' take on a new meaning.

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