6236 Tags

lgbtq

1 Project

View all...

Freedom of LGBTQIA+ Information

We’re here, we’re queer, let’s FOIA it.

Learn more

13 Articles

View all...

File a FOIA for free in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots

File a FOIA for free in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, we’ll be accepting submissions and suggestions all week for new requests to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for prominent figures in LGBTQ+ history. Each suggestion will be submitted free-of-charge and made publicly available.

Read More

Emails reveal inner-workings of Virginia’s failed conversion therapy ban

Emails reveal inner-workings of Virginia’s failed conversion therapy ban

Documents responsive to a request by Tom Nash shed light on a proposed conversion therapy ban in Virginia that failed last January. The documents include emails between experts and Doctor David Brown, Director of the Virginia Department of Health Professions, regarding a conversion therapy “workgroup” convened by Brown in October 2018, and a pair of bills, SB 245 and HB 363, seeking to ban the practice.

Read More

For many transgender people in Massachusetts, insurance providers stand in the way of their gender transition

For many transgender people in Massachusetts, insurance providers stand in the way of their gender transition

In response to a recent public records request, MuckRock received healthcare and health insurance-related complaints from the Massachusetts Division of Insurance and Attorney General’s Office. These complaints reveal that while gender-affirming treatment access in the state has progressed in recent years, policy barriers persist.

Read More

Hawaii Becomes 12th state to ban conversion therapy for minors

Hawaii Becomes 12th state to ban conversion therapy for minors

Last month, Governor of Hawaii David Ige signed a bill into law preventing state-licensed medical professionals from performing sexual orientation or gender identity conversion therapy on anyone under 18, making the state the 12th so far to implement a ban.

Read More

FBI file contains evidence of a possible conspiracy behind the Moscone-Milk Assassinations

FBI file contains evidence of a possible conspiracy behind the Moscone-Milk Assassinations

Despite ample evidence of premeditation, public knowledge of political and personal clashes, and a taped confession, Dan White was charged with voluntary manslaughter after he assassinated San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk. Previously processed Federal Bureau of Investigation records released to Emma Best reveal details about White’s alleged antisemitism and homophobia, and lend credence to accusations that the State’s prosecution of White was performed with “reckless and wanton disregard of normal prosecutorial standards.”

Read More

4 Requests

View all...

Awaiting Response

Dick Leitsch

Emma Best sent this request to the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America