As the 50th anniversary of Stonewall approaches, Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera are receiving a belated measure of recognition in death that coincides with a growing awareness of transgender rights.
The Vatican condemned gender theory on Monday as part of a "confused concept of freedom," saying in a new document that the idea of gender being determined by personal feeling rather than biology was an attempt to "annihilate nature."
The nationalist, anti-immigration Vox won about 10 percent of the votes in a national election last month to become the first far-right party with a significant number of lawmakers since the death of dictator Francisco Franco in 1975.
On Friday, May 24, Kenya's High Court ruled to dismiss a petition to scrap sections 162 and 165 of the country's penal code that criminalizes gay sex. But the movement to fight for LGBTQ rights continues.
It's one of three recent high-profile case where the US government has denied citizenship to children born overseas to a same-sex married couple because the child did not share biological ties with the US citizen parent.
It's been called an epidemic that has gone on for generations. Indigenous women, disappearing in both the US and Canada. Until the last few years, the public has paid little attention to their stories. But the families of these missing and murdered women are demanding to be heard — and counted.