The negative effects of lower levels of self-stigma can be offset by positive coping strategies.
Folau has sought a full code of conduct committee hearing to decide his future with Rugby Australia. Depending on how the tribunal rules, the case could be heading to federal court next.
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.
Just because your children are learning about LGBT relationships, it won't make them gay.
At local level some congregations are bravely creating alternative models where LGBTIQ people can feel safe and be accepted
The England cricket captain's reaction to a homophobic insult shows how far attitudes have changed – and how much sport needs champions like him to promote diversity.
Including queer texts in the English curriculum has the potential to affect real social change, including in understanding and confronting inequalities.
Using Catholic doctrine to fire LGBTQ teachers and discriminate against queer students in Catholic schools violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
A bomb threat outside a gender research institute in Sweden is just one sign that things are escalating in the long battle for global gender equality.
Many young men still believe in traditional ideals of manhood, including fighting back when pushed, never saying no to sex and maintaining dominance over women.
The Gay Games are holding their 10th edition in Paris this week, featuring more than 10,000 athletes from 91 countries.
The Russia and Qatar World Cups are backward steps for LGBT rights – unless FIFA can use the tournaments to achieve change.
Football presents itself as a neutral, universal and, in a way, desexualised sport. Yet despite widespread campaigns against homophobia, deeply negative attitudes about gay players persist.
New research shows that LGB people living in communities with low levels of stigma report better health and well-being.
A recent study reveals that immigrant-serving organizations in Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador do not demonstrate an awareness of racially diverse LGBTQ immigrants.
Morocco's law combines with a strongly conservative society to create a real sense of danger among LGBTIQ people.
Wallaby and Waratahs player Israel Folau's recent comments about gay people are just one example of the homophobia in Australian sport. Recent research suggests the problem is widespread.
The idea that people can be 'converted' from homosexuality is a dangerous lie – and yet such therapies still aren't banned in the UK.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to make a formal apology to LGBTQ2 communities for past state-sanctioned discrimination against them in Canada. But the apology must be more than just words.
Children are often the ones who decide what's 'right' and 'wrong'.