Adrielle Grant and Juan Valdez were kicked out of their homes when their families found out they were gay. For gay immigrant youth, poverty and lack of support from their families and immigrant communities make them particularly vulnerable to becoming – and staying – homeless.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has promised to pass a marriage equality bill this year, and polls show a majority of New Yorkers support one. But some gay immigrant activists question whether gay marriage is the right issue to focus on.
Comprehensive immigration reform didn’t happen in 2010. The DREAM Act failed to get enough Senate votes in December, setting the tone for a challenging year ahead. Yet the Senate managed to provide a victory for gay rights. “Don’t Ask Don’t…
In the midst of a 9.8 percent unemployment rate and the worst economic recession since the 1930s, U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis has taken time to advocate for Latino LGBT rights.
Guest Columnist Erwin de Leon responds to the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, signed by President Obama today, and the failure of The DREAM Act in the Senate.
On the two-year anniversary of José Sucuzhañay’s brutal murder in Brooklyn, his family and local leaders gathered to remember him and condemn anti-immigrant and anti-gay violence.
The report by the Southern Poverty Law Center follows a rash of anti-gay crimes in New York. A gay advocate says immigrant members of the LGBTQ community are especially vulnerable.