Of the 72 countries that still criminalise gay sex today, at least 38 of them were once subject to British colonialism.
The 2020 census will count same-sex couples across the US. A broader count of the LGBT population would be even better.
'LGBTIQA+' is a term often employed to be inclusive – but it runs the risk of being so inclusive it loses all meaning.
Nearly one of every four people in the US is unaffiliated, which has prompted speculation that this would increase support for liberal policies. A scholar provides some lessons from history.
Listen to the fascinating in-depth story of the decriminalisation of gay sex in Britain.
Given that only 20 years ago Tasmania decriminalised male homosexuality, the same-sex marriage survey result represents an extraordinary change. But there is still work to be done.
Personal freedoms and self-expression have come under attack.
While many people may see the term "fag hag" a slur, women have long been allies of gay men, and it now might be time to reclaim the word.
The ethical mindfield of AI gaydar.
The UN has finally created a specific role to uphold LGBT rights, but its first mandate-holder is resigning after just a year.
The current push towards AI categorisation of people is in danger of embedding a binary view of society.
Rod Stewart, one of the greatest rock 'n' roll singers, is still current with his new DNCE co-release. What many don't know is 40 years ago he wrote the first pop song to address gay rights.
Changes to marriage around the world have, historically, met with strident opposition, so it's no surprise that same-sex marriage in Australia has had its own tough road to hoe.
Same-sex attracted people have poorer mental health than their heterosexual peers, but In jurisdictions that have legalised same-sex marriage, the gap between the two is much smaller.
The story of the trial of Peter Wildeblood.
Are gay rights a matter of protecting privacy, or sexual freedom itself?
Even the Wolfenden report cited the need to protect the public from that which disgusted them.
The legacy of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act, which partially decriminalised male homosexuality 50 years ago.
The 1920s and early ‘30's looked like the beginning of the end for centuries of gay intolerance. Then came fascism and the Nazis.
Marriage has long been tied to better health. The first study of the relationship between marriage, health and quality of life for LGBT Americans affirms the benefits of marriage – with some caveats.