What We Can Learn From The Activism Of "When We Rise"
Cleve Jones, Roma Guy, and Ken Jones came to activism at a time when the the gay movement, the women’s movement, and the civil rights movement were often on very different tracks. The ABC miniseries shows how they found common ground — and why that’s needed in 2017.
Top LGBT Leaders Are Divided Over Compromising On The Bathroom Fight
Conservatives have blocked LGBT nondiscrimination bills by claiming transgender people pose a threat in women’s restrooms. How to break the logjam? Some LGBT leaders say it’s time to support bills that cover housing and employment, but not public accommodations — and largely avoid the bathroom issue. The second article in a BuzzFeed News series on transgender rights in America.
This Is What Happened To The Missing Trans Women Of El Salvador
The story of how a group of trans women vanished in the midst of El Salvador's civil war has been passed down from generation to generation, creating a legend that gave them a place in the history of a country that often seems to wish they would disappear. BuzzFeed News' J. Lester Feder set out to document the mysterious incident for the first time.