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LGBTQ Reverend Announces Congressional Campaign Against Republican Representative

Jasmine Beach-Ferrara Has Made LGBTQ Issues a Focal Point in Her Campaign for Equal Rights

On March 3, Reverend Jasmine Beach-Ferrara announced that she will be running for North Carolina’s 11th District seat in the United States House of Representatives. The current seat is held by Madison Cawthorn. Members of the general public have already begun referring to Rev. Beach-Ferrara’s announcement as a blatant war cry from the far left against the far right.

Letters to the Editor…

Op-Ed

Protection against discrimination for all LGBTQ+ Americans became inevitable when Democrats took control of both the White House and both houses of Congress.

New Year, New Administration

Legal Eagles: LGBTQ Issues on the Rise

As we rounded the corner into the new year, many of us were hopeful that 2021 would bring about some sort of relief from the chaos and hardship caused by the infamous 2020. Unfortunately for the LGBTQ community, however, the feeling of optimism was short-lived, as not even two weeks into the new year, LGBTQ protections were erased with a simple stroke of a pen.

The Intersection of LGBTQ History and Disability

LGBTQ History Month Retrospectives from the LGBT History Project

Disabled people have long been hidden from history, and unsurprisingly, disabled LGBTQ historical figures too have been hidden. The LGBTQ community itself has been slow to address disability as an issue, yet some of the most beloved and most commonly invoked LGBTQ historical figures also had disabilities…

To Vote is Power…If You Can Do It

How LGBTQ Organizations Have Mobilized the Community

Human rights activist and lecturer Loung Ung once said “Voting is not only our right, it is our power. When we vote, we take back our power to choose, to speak up, and to stand with those who support us and each other.”