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Marina Fang

Obama Heckled By Undocumented LGBT Activist Protesting Deportations | Marina Fang | Posted 06.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama was heckled Wednesday during a White House event honoring LGBT Pride Month by an undocumented LGBT activist prote...

Elise Foley

It Won't Be All Cheers For Obama At LGBT Fundraiser As Immigrants Plan Protest | Elise Foley | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will be met outside a Tuesday evening fundraiser focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights by acti...

Moving Beyond Marriage Equality

Erwin de Leon | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Erwin de Leon

The Williams Institute estimates that about 7,000 gay couples are both non-citizens, and that approximately 267,000 undocumented immigrants identify as LGBT. These individuals do not benefit from the Supreme Court's June ruling, but they will benefit from comprehensive immigration reform.

'Coming Out' for Immigration Reform

Ben de Guzman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ben de Guzman

Oct. 11 is National Coming Out Day, and I'm taking the opportunity to come out again. But this time I'm coming out as an advocate for comprehensive immigration reform that provides a path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants -- at least 267,00 of whom are LGBT.

LGBT Immigrants Stand Up for Dignity and Respect

Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Felipe Sousa-Rodriguez

On Oct. 5 I will join others across 80 cities in mobilizing for the National Day for Dignity and Respect on behalf of our nation's undocumented men, women and children. With one voice we will say that the time for comprehensive, compassionate immigration reform is now.

Immigration Reform Is An LGBT Issue

Maya Rupert | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Maya Rupert

There are at least 267,000 undocumented LGBT people in this country who support this economy and contribute to their communities but must live under the specter of deportation, so crafting a workable and humane immigration policy is something in which the LGBT community has a stake.

LGBT Immigrants: An Untold Story

Donna Red Wing | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Donna Red Wing

A few days ago I spoke to a friend about the need for immigration reform in this country, reform that would honor and respect both this nation and those who seek citizenship here. My friend asked me why, as an advocate for LGBT equality, I care about immigration. This is my response.

All LGBT Immigrants Need To Be Considered In Immigration Reform

Ben de Guzman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ben de Guzman

LGBT communities will be a key constituency to weigh in on comprehensive immigration reform, and we call for a broader reform that supports not only same-sex couples but also all LGBT immigrants who desperately need reform to the currently broken system.

Undocumented and Unafraid: Queer DREAMers

Ben de Guzman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ben de Guzman

Queer undocumented activists made the connection between coming out of the closet and coming out of the shadows. Undocumented and unafraid, they have shown us that the simple act of telling your truth can transform the political dialogue.