Rather than marriage, same-sex couples in China are allowed a 'guardianship appointment'. But this system is yet another way the Chinese government tries to silence LGBT+ issues from being discussed.
While some argue that Western LGBT+ ideals have no place in Asia, a new ruling in Hong Kong shows that these values have no bearing on the law.
Violence against LGBTQ people in Brazil is at an all-time high, but artists refuse to be intimidated.
Brunei's new anti-gay Sharia laws are the harshest in the world. Yet few countries have publicly condemned them, and an international boycott could backfire.
Gay-straight alliance clubs in Alberta schools have come into Jason Kenney's crosshairs. Here's why that might cost him votes next week in the provincial election.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison plans to create a new post of Freedom of Religion Commissioner, because he says many people of religion "feel the wheels closing in".
As both sides played the tactics, a remarkable thing happened in the House of Representatives. Behaviour improved 100%, with
none of the usual screaming and exchanges of insults.
Neither government nor opposition on Wednesday night saw any chance of
further movement before parliament rises on Thursday.
Christian right groups in Canada may not have the same resources as their American counterparts. They are, nonetheless, attracting supporters by borrowing some U.S. tactics.
Changes that protect or increase human rights should always be welcomed – but we should check motives, too.
Now that the U.S. government is threatening to define sex as either male or female, we need to fight more than ever for trans rights. But let's give up the utopian ideal of a label-free future.
Some Liberals who agitated for action on religious freedom might be starting to appreciate that the best stand for a conservative can sometimes be to just leave things alone.
The latest national polls come just days out from Saturday's Wentworth byelection, which will determine whether the Coalition is forced into minority government.
As they shook off a particularly unpleasant colonial hangover, the justices of India's Supreme Court issued a remarkably emotional set of judgments.
Israel's increasingly conservative policies on social and religious issues appears to be playing a role.
It’s not just the most vile and abusive problems which impact people's lives – it’s the little things too.
A legal scholar explains why Kennedy's opinions on same-sex relationship rest on fragile constitutional grounds.
The UN has finally created a specific role to uphold LGBT rights, but its first mandate-holder is resigning after just a year.
HILDA data reveal an overwhelming tide of support toward the rights of same-sex couples within Australian society.
How will the reboot of the popular series about lesbians deal with cultural change since the original aired?