Tag Archive | ICE

US: Democrats seek release of trans migrants

US: Democrats seek release of trans migrants

Dozens of Democrats in the US Congress on Tuesday asked government immigration authorities to release all transgender migrants held in federal detention, saying they are particularly at risk of being attacked or harmed. Transgender migrants are vulnerable to sexual harassment, physical assault and medical neglect and often are put in solitary confinement, the 44 lawmakers […]

US: Death of second transgender asylum seeker sparks safety fears

US: Death of second transgender asylum seeker sparks safety fears

A second transgender asylum seeker who was HIV-positive has died after being detained in the United States, government officials said on Monday, sparking fresh concerns over the treatment of LGBT+ immigrants. Johana Medina Leon, 25, died on Saturday at a hospital in El Paso, Texas, after being diagnosed as HIV-positive and complaining of chest pains, […]

Dublin Bears Event: ICE! With DJ Corky and DJ Gerry Moore (+ Award News)

Dublin Bears’ Event – ICE – 2 GREAT DJS, ONE GREAT NIGHT! Another great Dublin Bears‘ event, ICE, is coming up on Saturday, December 2nd, in the Button Factory, Curved Street, Templebar, Dublin. The two amazing DJs on the night are DJ Corky and DJ Gerry Moore. DJ Corky is from Dublin, lives in Glasgow, […]