Drag performer Conchita Wurst’s performance and win in 2014 caused quite a stir for the annual song contest popular among LGBT people. But Wurst is hardly the first.
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.
The government ought to recognize that "our gender assignment doesn’t depend on our genitals," says activist Kate Bornstein.