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International Safe Zone

Learning more about intersectionality and complexity of international LGBTQ+ in the United States and providing a safe place to learn and explore about their sexual and affectional identity.

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Curated by Kyoung Mi Choi
with ISZ, Gitima Sharma, Christel van der Boom, lampreysteve and 2 others

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    Deaths in the Family: A look into transgender violence

    Deaths in the Family: A look into transgender violence

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    Over the past five years, at least 175 transgender people were killed across the United States. Only three cases were charged as hate crimes. Only 28 cases resulted in murder convictions. And 61 of those cases remain unsolved. Insider collected thousands of pages of documents and spoke with friends, family, and communities across the country to assemble the most comprehensive database of transgender homicides to date.

  • Welcome to International Safe Zone! In this magazine we collect stories from around the world about the

    rights and lives of people who identify as LGBTQ+. It's

    intended as a resource for international LGBTQ+ students and the people who support them. We encourage you to read, comment, share, and re-flip articles in this magazine and connect with others. Please do so respectfully.

    In addition to curating this magazine, we provide safe zone workshops that are

    culturally sensitive. Contact us at for more information.

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    Meet The 2022 Advocate People of the Year Honorees

    Meet The 2022 Advocate People of the Year Honorees

    When The Advocate chose its heroes for the annual People of the Year Luncheon, we looked to honor leaders in the LGBTQ+ community who share our …

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