There are now many gender categorizations, from the traditional ‘masculine’ and ‘feminine’ to ‘gender fluid’ and ‘undifferentiatied.’ Health researchers can work with these to gain a more accurate understanding of disease susceptibilities.
Bigender, gender fluid, cisgender? Emerging gender categorizations are important -- for your health.
LGBTQ+ scientists feel like they have to come out over and over again.
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In many ways, science can be as much about the people doing it as the science itself. A new online initiative is addressing the invisibility of LGBTQ+ people in science.
Children wait at a private charity after being released by Customs and Border Protection.
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United's CEO called the Trump policy 'in deep conflict' with his company's values, the latest example of a corporate leader speaking out on a political issue, something almost unheard of a few decades ago.
Ontario Premier-designate Doug Ford pledged to repeal the provincial sex-ed curriculum.
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With Doug Ford Nation taking over Ontario, our school curriculum, especially sexual education, is at risk of being censored and being thrown back to a time when diverse sexualities was a mystery.
Members of a ‘particular social group’ may qualify for asylum if they have suffered violence for such traits as gender, sexual identity and sexual orientation.
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International law recognizes that women and LGBTQ people face unique forms of violence that may qualify them for asylum. The US now asserts that domestic abuse is a 'private' matter.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne acknowledges her supporters following the defeat of her party in the provincial election on June 7.
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How has sexuality, gender and race played a role in the career of Kathleen Wynne, who stepped down as Ontario Liberal leader after her party's disastrous showing in the provincial election?
Uganda has some of the most severe anti-gay laws in the world.
Of the 72 countries that still criminalise gay sex today, at least 38 of them were once subject to British colonialism.
How many LGBT people live in the U.S.?
The 2020 census will count same-sex couples across the US. A broader count of the LGBT population would be even better.
Transgender U.S. Army Capt. Jennifer Sims lifts her uniform.
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Here's the research that explains why President Donald Trump's limits on transgender military service may be struck down in court again.
The movie, about a trans woman's struggle for her rights, comes as Chile debates a long-awaited gender identity law.
Within a little more than a decade following the 1978 riot, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival and Parade nourished the emergence of a budding gay and lesbian tourism industry.
If intelligently managed, festivals attract substantial numbers of LGBT tourists to regional and rural destinations, injecting additional income into the local economies.
In the case of wedding cake.
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More than 1,000 Nebraskans were asked about laws that protect business owners who refuse to serve gays or lesbians. People on either side of the issue made appeals to rights, freedom and capitalism.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologized to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and two-spirited people who were forced out of the military or public service and some who were even prosecuted criminally for “gross indecency.”
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to make a formal apology to LGBTQ2 communities for past state-sanctioned discrimination against them in Canada. But the apology must be more than just words.
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.
Personal freedoms and self-expression have come under attack.
LGBTQ activists protest the Queermuseu’s closing.
Artists, free speech advocates and gay rights activists in Brazil are dismayed after an LGBTQ-centric exhibit was closed because the subject matter offended evangelical Christians.
The current push towards AI categorisation of people is in danger of embedding a binary view of society.
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.
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.