Category: LGBT Issues

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Reunion – The Dream City Podcast, Episode 3

Once homeless, a young immigrant from Guyana looks to help others who face similar challenges.

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Growing up Lesbian and Trinidadian in Crown Heights

Natoya Nicholas has been harassed and discriminated against since she came out as a lesbian, especially by other Caribbean natives.

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Commentary: At Last I Have A Green Card, But Many Others Still Wait

After 23 years in this country, Fi2W’s Erwin de Leon can now truly call the U.S. home.

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Out of the Darkness: One Gay Couple’s Battle Through a Dismal Immigration Era

Von Diaz reports for BuzzFeed on the experiences of a gay Latino couple as they struggled to stay together over two decades.

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A First for New York – Mexican-American Headed to City Council

Carlos Menchaca made history this week, beating incumbent Sara González.

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British Woman is 3rd LGBT Immigrant to get Green Card after Supreme Court Overturns DOMA

Karin Bogliolo and her wife Judy Rickard are celebrating after a 7 year fight to stay in the U.S. legally.

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What the DOMA Ruling Means for Gay Binational Couples

Erwin de Leon has a clear path to becoming a U.S. citizen now that the Supreme Court repealed the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

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New Film by Jose Antonio Vargas Explores Immigration Reform and Relationship with Mom

Vargas’s film “Documented” is an emotional journey through his life as an undocumented immigrant and activism towards immigration reform.

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Immigrant Activist-artist Engages People in Political Issues with Provocative Art

Camilo Godoy creates art that forces people to interact with immigration, LGBT and HIV justice issues.