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 Supreme Court will decide in the next year whether sexual orientation and gender identity are covered under federal employment discrimination law.
The recent ruling to decriminalize same sex behaviour in Botswana may have a positive impact on the rest of southern Africa.
Just because your children are learning about LGBT relationships, it won't make them gay.
Grindr, the largest queer dating app worldwide, is all about the short term hookup; the currency used to attract your date is physical fitness versus wealth symbols, used by straight men on Tinder.
How has sexuality, gender and race played a role in the career of Kathleen Wynne, who stepped down as Ontario Liberal leader after her party's disastrous showing in the provincial election?
Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnagagwga has offered a glimmer of hope to LGBT people in the country.
A sociologist spent two years interviewing gay gang members. While some were in the closet and others were openly gay, all were forced to reckon with an environment of hypermasculinity.
Despite progress on LGBT rights, improved psychological well-being of sexual minority young people is yet to be seen.
The term 'LGBT community' can be understood in many different ways, and can mean many different things to many different people.
It took only 30 minutes to plunge Toronto's queer community into civil war. All across North America, Pride parades are debating police brutality.
How to make campus safer for LGBTQ students.
Why are there such big differences in public opinion about homosexuality? It turns out where you live can be a major influence on how you feel.
Could gay guys be the ultimate wing men for their straight, male friends?
But it may be that at some point in the future, coming out will become a thing of the past.
The strongest resistance to the United Nations resolution to promote LGBTI rights came from Muslim and African states. Many of these countries still criminalise same-sex relationships.
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.
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.
It's old-fashioned, out of date and varies massively from school to school.
Research shows that women are especially drawn to gay men in certain contexts.