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NYPD officers patrol before the Queer Liberation March on June 30, 2019 in New York City.
As policymakers and researchers reconsider the future of policing in the US, LGBTQ people, especially people of color, who have been directly affected by police and carceral violence can guide conversations.
Two women smiling
Addressing structural risk factors, such as chronic homelessness and housing insecurity, is key to creating safe communities where Black LGBTQ people can thrive.
Demonstrators in favor of LGBT rights rally outside Supreme Court
The principles the court affirmed could have far-reaching impact across many facets of life, including health, housing, and education.
Despite progress toward collecting data on the LGBTQI population, there is still a long way to go.
Without visibility, the unique struggles of women of color are absorbed by the larger groups to which they belong.
Sexual harassment in public spaces can restrict women's mobility and economic opportunity.
A new study shows that stressors brought by climate change may lead to increased domestic abuse and sleep deprivation among impoverished women.
Southeast Asia has high rates of domestic violence, but those designing interventions should not treat this region as a monolith.
Housing discrimination faced by transgender people and same-sex couples can affect where they live and the resources available to them.
The Census Bureau announced it would include questions about sexual orientation and gender identity in the 2020 Census—then did an abrupt about-face.

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