LGBTQ

Harm Reduction and Liberation for Black Trans Drug Users in Brazil

More transgender people are murdered in Brazil than any other country in the world. Though the government criminalized queer- and…

February 28, 2022

David Stuart: An Inspirational Leader in Chemsex Harm Reduction

The harm reduction and LGBTQ health movements have unexpectedly lost a leader, David Stuart. On January 12, the news was…

January 19, 2022

How the Criminalization of Testosterone Attacks Gender Variant People

On a Saturday night two years ago, Stann Fransisco was driving back home to New Mexico after visiting their parents…

December 2, 2021

“I Want to Feel Joyful”: Aimée-Josiane Twagirumukiza on Pride, Juneteenth and LGBTQ Labor

Aimée-Josiane Twagirumukiza is many things: Black, Rwandan, queer, an immigrant. They are an advocate, organizer and trainer currently serving as…

June 28, 2021

UK Confirms Harsher Punishment for GHB Users, After Moral Panic

The United Kingdom is moving forward with its plan to impose harsher punishments on people who use GHB—a chemical naturally…

March 31, 2021

Arizona Lawmaker Moves to Censor HIV Education, Trans Identities

In 2019, advocates in Arizona won the struggle to remove explicitly homophobic restrictions on HIV/AIDS education in schools. But two…

February 22, 2021

NY Ends “Walking While Trans” Ban Targeting Women of Color

Transgender and criminal justice reform activists won a major victory as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation passed that…

February 2, 2021

Watch: How Unhoused, HIV+ Queer People Resisted NYC Gentrification in the ’90s

As New York City Mayor Rudolph Guliani's gentrifying assault on the gay West Village got underway in the 1990s, a…

December 1, 2020

UK Drug Council Knows GHB Crackdown Targets Queer People, Recommends It Anyway

Spurred by media panic around a so-called "chemsex crimewave," the United Kingdom's independent drug policy advisors are recommending that people…

November 24, 2020

DEA Wants to Surveil Patients. Trans Men Stopped Them Once Before.

Throughout the past decade, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) sought to encroach on patients’ privacy by accessing their prescription records…

November 16, 2020