Failure to support transgender people, especially youth, can lead to a cascade of problems, from physical and mental health problems, self-harm and being victimized by discrimination and violence.
Denis Moynihan is a writer and radio producer who writes a weekly column with Democracy Now's Amy Goodman.
As U.S. President Donald J. Trump faces trial for impeachment in the Senate, torture victims sit through pretrial hearings in Guantanamo Bay. Both cases are unlikely to deliver truth and justice.
Moms 4 Housing, a collective of homeless and marginally housed mothers, are fighting against real estate speculators and profiteers in the San Francisco Bay Area.
We should be skeptical when Trump, or any leader, invokes secret "intelligence" to justify their violent actions.
Democracy is a constant struggle. From the suffragettes to today's voting rights advocates, securing the right to vote should be a common pursuit of us all.
It seems clear that the Republican-controlled Senate will acquit Trump of these articles of impeachment, and he will remain in office. But that does not deter Congressman Al Green.
This year's United Nations climate summit heated up Wednesday as grassroots activists, youth and Indigenous leaders protested en masse outside the main plenary hall.
Each year for the past four decades, in the short, dark days of December, people have gathered in Sweden's capital to celebrate change-makers, whistleblowers and resistance leaders.
Thanksgiving is one of the great foundational myths of the U.S. On this holiday, Americans should reflect on the country's true history, and on the Indigenous resistance to colonization.
In addition to mourning those who have been killed, trans activists and allies have organized Trans Awareness Week to precede the Transgender Day of Remembrance.