Objections from certain sectors of Malaysian society to the film neatly illustrates both the fear and lack of understanding of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the country.
Tense debates surround who exactly should be allowed to be a Boy Scout. As it turns out, the organization's 100-year history may offer some promising solutions.
While various legal battles continue over the rights of transgender athletes, one thing is clear: Inclusive, privacy-centric locker rooms are a solution that benefits everyone.
There is a long history of the use of glitter to express moral outrage and show resistance. What is the power of glitter?
Conservative lawmakers are proposing 'bathroom bills' and other measures that discriminate against LGBT individuals. Beyond the moral concerns, there are large economic costs as well.
Conflict resolution across the world frequently leaves LGBT citizens behind.
States who want to keep criminalising LGBT people are trying to stop the UN from creating a way of investigating them.
A proposal last month to legalise gay marriage in Mexico caused widespread protests, defending "Catholic values" and the "traditional family." Deeper analysis reveals flaws in those arguments.
Only by listening to local LGBT activists in hostile environments can the West stand up for human rights worldwide.
Companies, which in the past tended to stay neutral on divisive social and political issues, are increasingly taking a stand. What's behind the change?
While Indonesia's Constitutional Court deliberates whether casual sex should be outlawed, the government plans to ban gay dating apps.
New research has found that LGBT Christians and pastors alike must grapple with difficult spiritual questions.
Putting a human rights issue to a national vote is a crude means of legalising same-sex marriage.
Is our gender determined by our bodies or our culture?
For every advance in LGBT rights that is made in one part of the world, there are extreme regressions elsewhere.
The massacre at an Orlando gay club is a savage reminder that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people still face harsh prejudice in America and lack full equal protections under the law.
Experience in the US serves to highlight the potential long-term economic consequences if Australia fails to legalise same-sex marriage.
Religious leaders have done little to help combat institutionalised homophobia – and some have flat-out encouraged it.
Bangladesh's sexual minorities have been under violent attack for some time – as has anyone standing up to the country's extremists.
The recent anti-gay comments by Indonesian public officials may inspire militant Islamists with a propensity for violence to physically harm LGBT people.