Education and awareness about gender identity and sexual orientation are crucial.
Many people use religion and culture as explanations for their homophobic attitudes.
Embedding members of the LGBTI community within senior ranks of a business can diffuse workplace homophobic attitudes and create an environment of inclusiveness.
The continued presence of homophobic attitudes in society and the workplace has been eroding the productivity and profitability of Australian businesses.
Teachers need support and education so they can discuss and promote sexuality equality.
Sexual equality should not be mere letters and words in laws. Rather, people - in this case student teachers - must understand sexual equality as a lived reality.
How to make campus safer for LGBTQ students.
Bullying behaviors can leave lasting damage.
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A scholar says bullying prevention programs fail to recognize that sexual harassment could be related to bullying.
Millions of women felt insulted by Donald Trump's language toward women. Others overlooked it, seeing the female candidate as flawed. Here's why this might suggest a growing health crisis for women.
The Palais des Nations in Geneva.
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States who want to keep criminalising LGBT people are trying to stop the UN from creating a way of investigating them.
Rainbow laces have become a symbol of football’s struggle against anti-gay prejudice.
Recent data on football's homophobia problem met with both optimism and pessimism. What's really going on?
President of Botswana Ian Khama. He leads a country that’s lost the shine created by his father Seretse Khama.
For a global audience, the movie 'A United Kingdom' provides a topical account of race relations. The love story is likely to revitalize the popular viewpoint of Botswana as a national success story.
A woman writes on a cross placed in honor of the victims of the shooting at the Pulse nightclub.
It is now recognized within public health that discrimination causes significant health problems for the LGBTQ community.
Seddique Mateen, the father of Omar Mateen, grabs a photographer’s lens at his home.
Orlando shooter Omar Mateen's father has denounced homosexuality, while many say Mateen secretly grappled with his own sexuality. Here's what the research says on the relationship between parents' attitudes, being closeted and being homophobic.
Officers attend the scene in Orlando.
Times are changing ... but far too slowly.
Ignoring homophobia makes it impossible to effectively combat it.
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For every advance in LGBT rights that is made in one part of the world, there are extreme regressions elsewhere.
Policy changes and face-to-face conversations are part of the plan.
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.
In our modern understanding of terror, Islamic extremism seems to trump everything else. This is a mistake.
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It has taken the killing of 50 innocent people at an LGBT club to bring home how much homophobia is embedded in Western societies.
Futile: the head of UNAIDS opens this year’s High-Level Meeting.
Enough tiptoeing around: without ending state discrimination, we have little hope of stopping HIV and AIDS.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni signs an anti-gay bill into law on February 24 2014.
Consensual same-sex conduct is a crime in 38 African countries. The media in those countries are very much in cahoots with their rulers. But they're getting their comeuppance from Twitter.
A step in the right direction.
Religious leaders have done little to help combat institutionalised homophobia – and some have flat-out encouraged it.
1500, BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival
The drug-fuelled sexual practices of some gay men have increasingly become a matter of heated public debate – but there are problems with the way it is presented.