Stories of real people being reported on by journalistic outlets, or voices that deserve amplifying
Masha Gessen fighting for LGBT rights in Russia on the international stage
Masha Gessen, an openly lesbian Russian-American reporter, is taking a strong role on the international stage, discussing the anti-LGBT legislation and accompanying violence in Russia.
Wade Davis announced as Executive Director of You Can Play
Wade Davis has been announced as the new Executive Director of You Can Play, a group working for equality for all players in sports, regardless of sexual or gender identity. "Gay athletes. Straight allies. Teaming up for respect."
NYC transgender woman dies after attack
Islan Nettles, a New York City transgender woman, has died after an attack on the early morning hours of August 17. Ms. Nettles was taken to Harlem Hospital for her injuries and, on Thursday, was taken off of life support and died.