LGBTQ Archive

4 days until Chelsea Manning's Disciplinary Board (for her suicide attempt)

The Chelsea Manning Support Network contacted us by email to inform us that: 1) The date of Chelsea’s disciplinary board hearing has been changed to Thursday, September 22 at 9:30 am CST. 2) This board has been convened to consider the charges brought against Chelsea. 4) Chelsea will not be permitted legal representation at the board. She …

Grindr wants tech people to combat LGBTQ inequalities

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people make up nearly 40% of the 1.6 million youth who experience homelessness every year. Meanwhile, trans people are almost four times more likely than the average American to be living on less than $10,000 a year. In short, there’s a bevy of issues that negatively impact the LGBTQ community. It’s time to do something about that. Grindr, the hookup app …

Chelsea Manning on hunger strike, demanding treatment for gender dysphoria

Today, days before she is to face an administrative board who will punish her for her recent suicide attempt, whistleblower Chelsea Manning has announced that she will go on hunger strike until she receives treatment for her gender dysphoria. Manning is not allowed to have any representation present when she faces the three-person administrative board. The last time she saw these three people, …