Finbarr Toesland

Finbarr Toesland is an award-winning journalist committed to illuminating vital LGBTQ+ stories and underreported issues. His journalism has been published by NBC News, BBC, Reuters, VICE, HuffPost, and The Telegraph.

Legacy of Sodomy Bans Endure in Michigan

Nineteen years after the landmark Lawrence v. Texas decision, where the Supreme Court struck down laws criminalizing consensual same-sex activity, archaic sodomy bans remain on the books in a dozen states. Despite attempts by Democratic legislators [...]

The LGBTQ+ Generational Wealth Gap Is a Serious Issue. If You're Queer, Here's Why You Should Be Concerned.

It's no secret that LGBTQ+ people face a range of financial challenges that heterosexual people simply don't need to contend with. Less discussed are the effects of financial discrimination on building LGBTQ+ generational wealth. The stereotypical [...]