Physician Magnus Hirschfeld advocated for those he called 'sexual intermediaries.' His activism began before World War I - and ended only when the Nazis came to power.
More and more people are adopting plant-based diets in Australia and other western nations. But also seemingly on the rise is resentment towards vegans and vegetarians.
Palu, the capital city of Central Sulawesi province in Indonesia, recently devastated by an earthquake and tsunami, is a trailblazing city with progressive human rights initiatives.
The event, which runs parallel to the official Labour conference, is the engine of Corbyn's social movement.
A national survey reveals a low level of interest in this kind of political activity.
It's more than just a slogan. For community organizers, 'Abolish ICE' represents the first step to a world without immigrant detention or prisons.
Whether they aim to stop pipelines in Virginia or block Pacific Northwest export terminals, organizers are trying to 'keep it in the ground' to save the climate.
Elin Ersson was accused of frightening children – but it's more likely that she inspired them.
Social media is a great tool for activists campaigning for social justice. But if it is not used with caution it can end up working against them.
Christine Hallquist this week became the first trans person to win a major party's gubernatorial nomination. The percentage of trans adults has doubled since 2008. What's responsible for that change?
Ginsberg was one of the most high-profile representatives of the American counterculture and anti-war movement.
Asylum-seeking and refugee women have been channelling the current surge in global feminist activism to make their voices heard.
Activism increasingly relies on strong visuals that can be shared online, and – somewhat surprisingly in a digital world – physical billboards still play an important role.
Children will be responsible for the future protection of our fragile planet. Their knowledge and engagement are critical.
Palestinian women are the backbone of a fragmented and demoralised society.
Young Palestinian activists are risking their lives to protest against Israeli occupation – here's why.
The activism of the Parkland teens is a reminder of where social media gets it right. We mustn't forget them in our rush to regulate.
Race has long been a taboo subject in Brazil. With the March 14 killing of the black Rio politician Marielle Franco, any myth of the country as a 'racial democracy' has been broken wide open.
High profile strikes in key sectors – from railways to utility companies and universities – have taken place so far this year.
Nearly 300 community organizers and activists have been killed in Colombia since the country's 2016 peace accord. Who's behind these targeted assassinations?