War was not always about fighting, and in times of relaxation soldiers were able to indulge many other activities.
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Our histories tell us armies make men, but in World War II, conflicted provided a rare and surprisingly open space for men to experiment with their femininity and sexuality.
The Fall of the Titans, Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem, circa 1590.
The dream of a "gay utopia" is a constant in gay and lesbian historical imaginings over the last 200 years. But the Greek attitude to same-sex attraction was not nearly as permissive as many have assumed.
More still needs to be done to improve trans pupils’ experiences.
New guidance urging schools to stop making pupils conform to gender stereotypes is a step in the right direction.
People celebrate the results of the same-sex marriage postal survey in Melbourne.
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Given that only 20 years ago Tasmania decriminalised male homosexuality, the same-sex marriage survey result represents an extraordinary change. But there is still work to be done.
61.6% voted yes to same sex marriage.
The results of the same-sex marriage survey confirm what previous polling had shown, but western Sydney surprised with a strong 'no' vote.
Hidden Figures, the movie, showcased the importance of Black women in mathematics.
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Mathematics departments in Canada have a poor record on equity, diversity and inclusivity says a gay mathematics professor. Here he speaks about the hopeful changes he sees coming.
Members of the original 1978 Sydney Mardi Gras in 2008. Older gays and lesbians grew up in more radical times, and some don’t support same-sex marriage.
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When it comes to same-sex marriage, there's a big gap in support between old and young gay men. Older gay men often see marriage as conservative, and fear marriage will create a "gold standard" for gay relationships.
Personal freedoms and self-expression have come under attack.
Namibia’s first gay pride took place on July 29.
As Australia is debating same-sex marriage a major civil right it is hard not to observe regression of LGBT rights in various countries.
Eric McCormack and Debra Messing as Will and Grace.
While many people may see the term "fag hag" a slur, women have long been allies of gay men, and it now might be time to reclaim the word.
The ethical mindfield of AI gaydar.
The current push towards AI categorisation of people is in danger of embedding a binary view of society.
A Rainbow Pride march at Chandannagar, north of Calcutta in early 2017.
Section 377, which criminalises homosexuality, could finally be relegated to the history books.
Today’s corporate CEO has more in common with Che Guevera than meets the eye.
CEOs used to stay steadfastly neutral on divisive social and political issues. Those days are over, meaning today’s chief executive increasingly resembles Che Guevera.
There are considerable mental health and wellbeing benefits conferred upon those in the fortunate position of being able to legally marry.
The majority of academic research is either non-committal or in favour of the benefits afforded by legalising same-sex marriage.
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In 25 years of the Premier League, things have changed, but it's an ongoing battle.
Living in a rainbow of chaos.
The term 'LGBT community' can be understood in many different ways, and can mean many different things to many different people.
A dangerous romance in the 1950s.
The story of the trial of Peter Wildeblood.
Can services be refused to same-sex couples?
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There are three very different kinds of liberty. When people talk about religious liberty, what kind of liberty they might mean?
A Moral Monday protest led by a preacher, Rev. William Barber.
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The 19th-century social gospel, which emphasized how Jesus’ ethical teachings could address poverty and inequality, continues to live on in the activism of the religious left.