2014 was the first time Colombia made it into the World cup in 16 years, so this year was a pretty huge deal. Football/soccer, as it is known to do, has played a role in creating peace in the civil war-torn nation, and now some sexual minority folks hope to translate the message of peace and inclusion into every day life using the international language of soccer.
The folks at Vocative, a news website which aims “to push the limits, cut through the spin and engage with the digital generation,” found an interesting story of a group of Trans-women in Medellín who are undertaking the worlds most popular sport for a good cause.
In a fight for three transgender students’ rights to use the restroom corresponding to their gender identity, national legal organization Lambda Legal took their battle against Pine-Richland School District to the Pennsylvania District Court Thursday. In October, Lambda Legal, who works to fight for the rights of LGBTQ individuals and those with HIV, filed a [...]