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?
Brennan Linsley/AP Photo
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.
AP Photo/Martha Waggoner
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.
Some drag kings draw on facial hair to perform masculinity.
Photo by Sneakers
Drags kings have recently been declining in popularity, partly due to the evolving debate around gender and identity. But now a new and more inclusive drag culture is taking the stage.
The minority view …
Experiences of LGBT asylum seekers in Netherlands flies in the face of the much-vaunted Dutch reputation for tolerance.
LGBTQ Pride in Taiwan.
Just as Taiwan legalised same sex marriage, China shut down the country's most iconic lesbian social media platform.
In sickness and in health.
AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley
Marriage has long been tied to better health. The first study of the relationship between marriage, health and quality of life for LGBT Americans affirms the benefits of marriage – with some caveats.
St. Louis Rams draft pick Michael Sam speaks during a news conference at the team’s practice facility in May 2014.
Since Michael Sam came out in 2014, no one in the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL has done the same. Are the barriers to coming out still holding firm? Or are there signs that the tide could soon turn?
Should we trust what they say?
Surveys can help researchers better understand the lives of teens, but skeptics argue that youth are often dishonest and that the results cannot be trusted.