Let Me Get This Straight
From everyday problems to unjust policies, we're highlighting obstacles often faced by the gay community.
The Dru Project: A Glimmer Of Hope After The Pulse Nightclub ShootingBy Cody LaGrow | June 12, 2017
The Dru Project is a nonprofit that will offer scholarships and curriculum to implement gay-straight alliances in schools.
Shooting At Pulse Nightclub Isn't Considered A Hate Crime. But Why?By Cody LaGrow | June 10, 2017
The FBI declared the Pulse nightclub shooting an act of terror — but not a hate crime — despite the shooter targeting a gay club during Latin night.
Pulse Shooting Victim's Mother Calls For Ban On Assault WeaponsBy Cody LaGrow | June 9, 2017
Christine Leinonen — mother of Christopher Andrew Leinonen —is now advocating on behalf of her son who was killed in the Pulse nightclub shooting.
LGBTQ Seniors Face Housing Discrimination, But Not In This BuildingBy Cody LaGrow | March 8, 2017
LGBTQ seniors are more likely to be in poverty than heterosexual people, and that can affect their living situation.
There Are Parallels Between HIV-Prevention Drug Truvada And GardasilBy Cody LaGrow | December 27, 2016
Both drugs often face criticism — people say they promote promiscuity.
Meet The People Battling For Better Access To HIV-Fighting PrEP DrugsBy Cody LaGrow | December 8, 2016
The pill that prevents the contraction of HIV comes with plenty of barriers. Meet two people knocking them down in Chicago.
Why Does The Government Care About The Sex Lives Of Blood Donors?By Cody LaGrow | October 26, 2016
A 21-year-old student filed a federal human rights complaint in Canada to challenge its blood deferral policy for men who have sex with men.
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