Georgia flipped blue in the November 3 election to the surprise of many. However, there is little awareness of the role voter suppression might have played in keeping Georgia red in the past.
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Voters are not to be discriminated against. However, ID laws and stigma are leading to just that effect, keeping some trans voters away from the polls.
Voter identification barriers are still prevalent in the U.S. electoral landscape. Trans and non-binary people are the recent victims.
Russia takes down anti-LGBT site that added activist Yelena Grigoriyeva to hit list weeks before her murder. The Moscow Times wrote about Russia’s reaction.
Number of U.S. voters say they’d have some hesitancy about supporting an LGBT candidate for president, according to a new poll from AP-NORC.
Election of Chicago’s first black lesbian mayor, rise to prominence of a gay presidential candidate indicate that in US politics, LGBTQ is now accepted.
A huge fan of rock legends Queen, Peng Yanzi rushed to see Bohemian Rhapsody, the biopic about the band’s late lead singer, Freddie Mercury.
Human Rights Campaign to honor Christina Aguilera with Ally for Equality award as she uses her platform to share hope and inspiration to the marginalized.
Egyptian authorities were eager to claim a connection to Egyptian-American actor Rami Malek after his best actor win at the Academy Awards last week.
Thai 52-year-old transgender candidate, Pauline Ngarmpring, as preferred is pursuing a bid to become the country’s first transgender prime minister.