Hungary’s Prime Minister Will End Legal Recognition of Trans People

In 2010, Victor Orbán was made Prime Minister of Hungary for the second time when his party, Fidesz, the national conservative party of Hungary won the major of the the Parliament. Fidesz is a party based on pro-European and anti-immigrant platforms, closely aligned...

Virginia Outlaws LGBTQ Discrimination

On April 11th, Ralph Northam, the Democrat governor of Virginia, signed a bill into law which will expand protections for LGBTQ Virginians. Under the existing law, which stands until the new one takes effect on July 1st, 2020, it is legal to discriminate against...

Activists’ Demands Result in Release of HIV Immunocompromised ICE Detainees

Among thousands of others, four men sought safety in the United States from persecution in their home countries. All four men, who remain anonymous, are gay men with HIV diagnoses. Arriving on our shores, all four were placed in ICE detention. Two in the Richwood...

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Virginia Outlaws LGBTQ Discrimination

On April 11th, Ralph Northam, the Democrat governor of Virginia, signed a bill into law which will expand protections for LGBTQ Virginians. Under the existing law, which stands until the new one takes effect on July 1st, 2020, it is legal to discriminate against...

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Pennsylvania Becomes Third State to Ban Child Marriage

Pennsylvania Becomes Third State to Ban Child Marriage

It surprises a lot of people to learn that child marriage is legal in most of the United States. Federally, there is no minimum age, leaving that up to individual states. In most states, minors (people under 18) can be married if one or more of the following...

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Sudan Approves Law Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation

Sudan Approves Law Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation

(CONTENT WARNING: Contains brief but explicit description of violence done to young girls.) Sudan has seen a lot of changes in the very recent past, after massive violent protests led to a coup, a democratic transition, the ousting of the former self-appointed...

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