The U.N. Needs to Speak Up on Anti-LGBTQ Violence

The U.N. Needs to Speak Up on Anti-LGBTQ Violence
A woman cries during a candlelight vigil for the victims of the shooting at Club Q, in Colorado Springs, Colo., Nov. 21, 2022 (AP photo by Jack Dempsey).

A recent mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado has elevated conversations about the risks and rights abuses experienced by queer people and those with nonconforming gender identities in U.S. society and worldwide. But it also underscores the connections between gender extremism and violence more broadly.

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