Vote Dammit! Is it possible to care about LGBT Asylum Seekers and not vote?

Vote Dammit

Written by: Max Niedzwiecki, Louisiana Voter Is it possible to care about LGBT asylum seekers and skip voting in this election? I’m talking about people who are eligible to vote in the November 8th US election, of course. If you are not registered to vote yet, do it NOW. In some states, your … Continue reading

Homophobic Hostilities at the Hands of ICE

Hudson County Correctional Facility

In March, Better Together NYC, an LGBT-FAN partner organization, participated in an ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) prison facility monitoring tour. BTNYC joined Human Rights Watch, the Detention Watch Network, and a representative from Howard University in a tour of the Hudson County Correctional Facility in New Jersey to ascertain the living conditions and medical treatment availability for incarcerated people. Continue reading

One Year On: LGBT-FAN looks back on the launch of Better Together NYC

by Greyson C. Brooks, LGBT-FAN National Coordinator, Co-Founder and lead of Better Together NYC, and Anthropological NGO Consultant Brooklyn, NY – Last August, my colleague, Kent Klindera, and I were sitting at a beer garden in Brooklyn, debating whether or not professionals would be interested in meeting to combat the … Continue reading