Love Will Keep Us Together (?) – Immigration Reform and Same-Sex Couples

With Congress poised to revisit the delicate issue of immigration reform, there are 36,000 bi-national lesbian, gay, and bisexual families in the United States whose love and lives hang in the balance. In the absence of policy changes allowing Americans to sponsor their same-sex partners for residency, these families will continue to face the threat […]

U.S. HIV Travel and Immigration Ban is Going… Going… Almost Gone

In a long overdue move, the U.S. government is about to lift the 1987 ban that precludes people with HIV from traveling in or immigrating to the United States. The story of the HIV travel ban illuminates how disease, domestic politics, and notions of sexuality and morality can inform U.S. foreign policy – and shows […]