Gender & Sexuality

Gay and Fired in Indiana

When Indiana Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, he claimed the law was “not about discrimination.” But employers there can fire workers for being gay or trans — and they do, all the time.

Hana’s Story

Hana Williams left her Ethiopian orphanage for a new life in the United States. But after three years of abuse and neglect by her adoptive parents, she was dead.