Matthew Tomlinson’s diary is full of insights into Georgian England.
Matthew Tomlinson deplored the execution of a naval surgeon for sodomy, writing that the death penalty was cruel and unfair.
The Romans have been denounced for their reverie in ‘vice’ but their hedonistic approach to love and sexuality should be celebrated
Grecian love is often idealised as an respectable model for queer love. However, there's more pleasure and reality to be found in ancient Rome's dirtier version
Documents released by Church of England reinforce their teaching that ‘homosexuality is incompatible with scripture’.
By practising double standards, Conservative Christians are missing the point of the scriptures.
The United Methodist Church is facing a schism over LGBT policies.
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After half a century of ambiguous policy regarding LGBTQ inclusion, the United Methodist Church may well split up in May.
We propose same-sex attraction evolved to allow greater social integration and stronger same-sex social bonds.
Scientists don't ask how some people evolved to be tall. In the same way, asking how homosexuality evolved is the wrong question. We need to ask how human sexuality evolved in all its forms.
The set design for Lady Tabouli captures all of the details of Lebanese-Australian family life.
Robert Catto/National Theatre of Parramatta
This new play will feel familiar to those of us who grew up in Lebanese Australian families.
A protest against Uganda’s anti-gay bill in front of the Ugandan High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya, in 2014.
To address homophobia in Uganda, sexual rights must draw on the need for justice and social obligation.
Participants strut their stuff at Miss Gay Western Cape.
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There were secretive, intimate spaces in South Africa during the 1950s that paved the way for modern drag pageants.
Why do caseworkers and immigration judges not believe that asylum seekers are gay?
Biological factors shape sexual preference.
A new study of nearly 500,000 individuals finds that many genes affect same-sex behavior, including newly identified candidates that may regulate smell and sex hormones.
The biology of same-sex attraction seems to involve a host of genes.
The largest study of its kind - comparing the genetic sequences of almost half a million people - has revealed many different parts of our genetic code that seem to influence same-sex sexual behaviour.
Dennis Altman in Santa Cruz California in 1984,
New York in the early 1980s was a time of literary salons, concentrated ambition and a flowering of gay cultural power.
A riot that kick-started the gay rights movement.
Fifty years after the Stonewall riots, what is their political legacy for LGBTQ activism?
Homosexuality is a taboo subject in Haiti.
Despite many public health interventions in the region, Haiti remains vulnerable to stigmatisation against people infected with HIV, particularly sexual minorities.
Homosexual women are mostly happier with their lives than heterosexual women.
Minority sexual identities are on average less satisfied with their lives — but being accepted is crucial to this.
Gayle started life as a language spoken by gay men. But its use has shifted over time.
Gayle remains as popular as ever -- but it has evolved, shifted and become a language spoken by more than just gay men.
Mormons for Equality march during Salt Lake City’s annual gay pride parade in 2014.
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A valedictorian at Brigham Young University came out in his address as a 'gay son of God.' And his admission met with loud applause. An expert explains how big a change this is for the Mormon Church.
A still from Xavier Dolan’s film
The Death and Life of John F. Donovan.
In pop culture such as series, music, magazines and comics, queer children often find ways out of a world that cannot contain them.
Activists hold demonstrating against the church’s sacking of priests over alleged homosexuality.
Pope Francis has discouraged homosexual men from entering priesthood. Prior to the 12th century, even celebrated priests could write about same-sex desires and the church paid little attention.
The change in leadership is one of the factors that led to the decriminalisation of homosexual relationships in Angola.
Angola's new President João Lourenço has shown some willingness to engage in more inclusive politics.