This Is What Happened To The Missing Trans Women Of El Salvador

December 27, 2015
The story of how a group of trans women vanished in the midst of El Salvador's civil war has been passed down from generation to generation, creating a legend that gave them a place in the history of a country that often seems to wish they would disappear. BuzzFeed News' J. Lester Feder set out to document the mysterious incident for the first time.
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Why One Man Sold His Kidney To Escape Iran

November 16, 2015
Danial risked his life to get to Turkey, trusting that the refugee system would look after him when he got there. Instead, it was just the beginning of his problems. J. Lester Feder reports for BuzzFeed News.
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Pedophilia Claim Exposes Rift In The "Pro-Family" Movement

October 30, 2015
The World Congress of Families closes today amid debate how to continue to oppose same-sex marriage without being anti-LGBT. “Ten years ago people could say, ‘The homosexual movement is coming for America,’ and now you can’t,” one leader told BuzzFeed News.
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This Is What It's Like To Be An LGBT Syrian Fleeing For Your Life

October 22, 2015
LGBT refugees from across the Middle East flock to Turkey, escaping Islamist militias, sexual assault, and death threats. But what they find there leaves many in despair. J. Lester Feder reports for BuzzFeed News
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This Gay Man Survived Torture In One Of Africa's Most Horrific Dictatorships

August 25, 2015
Even after fleeing the Gambia with life-threatening wounds from his time in prison, Alieu Sarr still isn't safe.
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This Man’s Story Explains the Emergence of South Korea’s Anti-LGBT Movement

July 31, 2015
Jonah Lee owned gay bars from Seoul to Tokyo until he became a Christian and rose to prominence as Korea’s largest churches formed an “anti-LGBT movement.”
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Will Supreme Court Ruling Put LGBT Rights At The Heart Of The U.S. Global Human Rights Push?

June 29, 2015
Last week's ruling on same-sex marriage is a tipping point in the conversation over how LGBT rights are human rights.
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This Is How 23 Countries Around The World Feel About Abortion

June 4, 2015
The results of a BuzzFeed News/Ipsos poll are in, including a snapshot of the world’s views on abortion. Among the findings: seemingly popular support in Ireland for changing its abortion laws.
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This Is How Many People Support Same-Sex Marriage In 23 Countries Around The World

May 28, 2015
The results of a BuzzFeed News/Ipsos poll are in, including a snapshot of the world's views on marriage equality. Among the findings: a surge of support for marriage equality in the Pope's home country.
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Ireland Is Poised To Become The First Country To Pass Marriage Equality By Popular Vote

May 12, 2015
But there are fears of a disappointment, just as with California's Proposition 8 in 2008. Lester Feder reports from Dublin on the coming referendum and the ties between Ireland’s campaign and those who fought in the U.S.
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