New Jersey is poised to decriminalize HIV transmission

New Jersey is poised to decriminalize HIV transmission, ending a historic law that “feeds stigma.” Under current New Jersey law, a person who engages in sexual penetration through any part of the body without revealing that he or she is HIV-positive could face up to five years in prison. For other sexually transmitted infections, the

LGBT + rights hero found dead in landfill

Florida police have opened a homicide investigation after LGBT + hero Jorge Diaz-Johnston was found dead in a landfill. Diaz-Johnston, 54, was one of those who fought for the legalization of same-sex marriage in Florida. In 2014, she and her husband were among six same-sex couples who sued the Miami-Dade County Secretary’s Office for the

Rylan Clark opens up about mental health struggles

Rylan Clark has opened up about his fight with mental illness, which involved a recent hospital stay to keep him safe. Last year, the television personality, whose real name is Ross Clark, confirmed rumors that she had broken up with her husband Dan Neal, and said she would take time off because “she was not

Two-minded activists on how the LGBT + community should defend the planet

Two-Sperit environmental activists have shared how LGBT + people can use their power to fight climate change and improve the planet for future generations. Weather and climate disasters in the U.S. have claimed more than 500 lives and cost more than $ 100 billion in 2021, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA).

Religions around the world contribute to transphobic violence, activists warn

A group of activists is calling on social media to join its campaign to “disrupt the religious violence that trans people experience every day.” Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi and J Mase III edited the Black Trans Prayer Book to dismantle toxic religious practices that alienate people from the LGBT + community. The anthology consists of

FIFA referee fights for equal IVF funding for same-sex couples in England

A FIFA referee has launched a fight for equal IVF funding for same-sex couples in England: “We realized how unfair and unfair the system was.” FIFA referee and professor Stacey Pearson and her partner Danielle are determined to raise awareness about unequal access to fertility treatment and to bring the issue to parliament. In Wales,

The LGBT + activist flees Jordan and eventually receives ‘support’ from Australia

After an 18-month fight, an LGBT + activist who fled Jordan is finally “accompanied, seen and heard” in his new home in Australia. AlShaima Omama AlZubi, 25, who identifies as a non-binary lesbian, has been “the victim of rape, sexual assault, torture, forced marriage, forced conversion therapy, forced hospitalization and abuse of forced veils dating

Phillip Schofield reads Boris Johnson for the dirt for the Downing Street party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson should change the number 10 Ice dance to “fill the extension,” Phillip Schofield said. As the coronavirus engulfed and mistreated Britain, government officials were asked to “bring your own drink” for a chocolate to the backyard of Downing Street, where the former live and work, for ” make the most