Pervasive Violence Against Kenya’s LGBTQ Community

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has recently reported on neighborhood mobs in Kenya’s coastal region attacking community members they suspect of being homosexual. Accusations of homosexuality have resulted in brutal attacks, sexual assault, arbitrary arrests, and degrading tests such as anal…

New York Expands Protection of Transgender People

Governor Andrew Cuomo has expanded the state’s anti-discrimination rules to include transgender people. The new regulation allows for the protection of transgender people in jobs, schools, loans, and public accommodations. The move comes weeks after California prohibited state agencies from…