Movie star, philanthropist and Founder of The Hawn Foundation, Goldie Hawn is sending a message of support to LGBT Nigerians after meeting with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. Yesterday Hawn tweeted a picture of the meeting then quickly apologized stating she was unaware of the anti-LGBT bill he signed earlier this month.
People of Color
Snapshots: Meeting with CeCe McDonald, explaining what Grantland got wrong, and connecting The Bachelor with LGBT Latino families
Nigeria's "Jail the Gays" bill that was recently signed into law has not only lead to dozens of arrests, but has indeed proved fatal for many of the gay people and their peers being criminalized.
"We're spending more on what kills us than everyone spends to help us": How smoking's killing equality
With the LGBT community spending 65 times more money on cigarettes than funders spend on all LGBT-related issues, smoking hinders people's health as well as the health of our movement for equality.
After being constantly bullied, transgender 16-year-old student, Jewlyes Gutierrez, defended herself when she got into a fight with three of her peers. Following the incident, the District Attorney charged the teen with battery.