The Masterpiece Cakeshop case in the Supreme Court was not just a showdown over gay rights and religious liberty. It also reveals an ongoing process of redefining US suburban life as more diverse.
Before colonialism, India embraced homosexuality and gender fluidity. The Supreme Court's repeal of a 157-year-old gay sex ban partially reclaims that history, but LGBTQ Indians still face hurdles.
As they shook off a particularly unpleasant colonial hangover, the justices of India's Supreme Court issued a remarkably emotional set of judgments.
A scholar raised by leftist San Francisco parents in the 1970s ends up teaching in the heartland, where her students represent a very different kind of politics. What she learns from them is profound.
What 69-year-old philosopher Hugh MacLachlan made of Russia's premier protest group.
The flamboyant 18th-century 'Macaronis' were so called because they were said to prefer continental pasta to good old British roast beef.
The Russia and Qatar World Cups are backward steps for LGBT rights – unless FIFA can use the tournaments to achieve change.
A legal scholar explains why Kennedy's opinions on same-sex relationship rest on fragile constitutional grounds.
Of the 72 countries that still criminalise gay sex today, at least 38 of them were once subject to British colonialism.
The 2020 census will count same-sex couples across the US. A broader count of the LGBT population would be even better.
'LGBTIQA+' is a term often employed to be inclusive – but it runs the risk of being so inclusive it loses all meaning.
Nearly one of every four people in the US is unaffiliated, which has prompted speculation that this would increase support for liberal policies. A scholar provides some lessons from history.
Listen to the fascinating in-depth story of the decriminalisation of gay sex in Britain.
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.
Personal freedoms and self-expression have come under attack.
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 UN has finally created a specific role to uphold LGBT rights, but its first mandate-holder is resigning after just a year.
The current push towards AI categorisation of people is in danger of embedding a binary view of society.
Rod Stewart, one of the greatest rock 'n' roll singers, is still current with his new DNCE co-release. What many don't know is 40 years ago he wrote the first pop song to address gay rights.