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Laws that criminalize the LGBTI community still exist in 76 countries, and several states are moving in the wrong direction, enacting even harsher restrictions. Meanwhile, efforts to legalize the status of transgender people and ensure their access to public services are making almost no headway outside of the few (no more than 20) countries that have adopted favorable laws. In nearly all cases, the problematic countries conflate transgender and intersex people with gay people, failing to distinguish between gender identity and sexual orientation.
Democratic governments and activists around the world face a difficult challenge in fighting for the human rights of LGBTI people in authoritarian states, where most citizens are denied their basic rights, and gay and transgender people are particularly vulnerable. Nevertheless, supporters of LGBTI rights should not overlook the democracies that continue to exclude some of their citizens from the equal protection of the law.
"Women are the niggers of gender," the email said. "If you killed yourself, I wouldn’t even fuck the corpse."
I blinked at my phone, fighting simultaneous urges to hurl my phone across the room in anger and cry. Later that day, someone texted me my address — telling me they’d “See me when I least expected it.”
I haven’t been out to my car at night by myself since January 2nd.
My name is Brianna Wu. I lead a development studio that makes games. Sometimes, I write about issues in the games industry that relate to the equality of women. My reward is that I regularly have men threatening to rape and commit acts of violence against me.
yes, tell me again how the gaming industry doesn’t have a problem with women.