LGB people are overall happier and healthier in communities with fewer ‘no’ votes in last year’s same-sex marriage referendum.
New research shows that LGB people living in communities with low levels of stigma report better health and well-being.
Uganda has some of the most severe anti-gay laws in the world.
Of the 72 countries that still criminalise gay sex today, at least 38 of them were once subject to British colonialism.
Nathan Trent from Austria performs Running On Air during the Grand Final of the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest in 2017.
Eurovision Song Contest fandom on social media is giving LGBT issues a global platform.
Gay conversion therapy is often carried out in the name of religion.
From injection of a morphine derivative to the administering of electric shocks, gay conversion therapy here has a painful legacy.
Ashley Lyons and Heather Mitchell as Cate McGregor pre- and post-transition in Still Point Turning.
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Still Point Turning highlights the stigma and controversy around Australia's most high-profile transgender person.
How many LGBT people live in the U.S.?
The 2020 census will count same-sex couples across the US. A broader count of the LGBT population would be even better.
Israel Folau’s recent comments are the latest in a string of homophobic and transphobic incidents in Australian sport.
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.
‘Love, Simon’ tells the story of a gay teenager who is ‘just like you’ - a mainstream comedy first - but what happens when they are not just like you?
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Given the progress gay rights have made over the last 40 years, we might believe we live in queer friendly North America and that homophobia is dead. But it's not. It is just in disguise.
Are you included?
Is asking people about race or sexuality a prerequisite for social justice – or a tool of discrimination?
Within a little more than a decade following the 1978 riot, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival and Parade nourished the emergence of a budding gay and lesbian tourism industry.
If intelligently managed, festivals attract substantial numbers of LGBT tourists to regional and rural destinations, injecting additional income into the local economies.
Some LGBTQ Canadians who travel for work may purchase an extra laptop or cell phone to ensure no personal photos or contacts are on their devices.
How do LGBTQ people navigate international business, scholarship or sports competition when traveling to countries hostile to LGBTQ people?
Indigenous, LGBT, Black and refugee youth are among the groups that are at a greater risk of cyberbullying than others. But youth can also be powerful agents of change.
Cyberbullying has become destructive and feels unstoppable. Here is a five-step technique for dealing with it.
It appears from the survey data that LGBT people are still socially excluded at the community level, but more socially included in the family.
Perceptions in Indonesia towards LGBT as revealed in a national survey.
Zimbabwe’s LGBT community has long struggled to gain recognition, protection and support.
Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnagagwga has offered a glimmer of hope to LGBT people in the country.
Queer women were allowed to serve openly in Australia’s defence force from 1992.
While lesbian women were technically banned from serving in the Australia Defence Force until 1992, many before then found that military life was a place to express their love and desire for the first time.
War was not always about fighting, and in times of relaxation soldiers were able to indulge many other activities.
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Our histories tell us armies make men, but in World War II, conflicted provided a rare and surprisingly open space for men to experiment with their femininity and sexuality.
The Fall of the Titans, Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem, circa 1590.
The dream of a "gay utopia" is a constant in gay and lesbian historical imaginings over the last 200 years. But the Greek attitude to same-sex attraction was not nearly as permissive as many have assumed.
More still needs to be done to improve trans pupils’ experiences.
New guidance urging schools to stop making pupils conform to gender stereotypes is a step in the right direction.
People celebrate the results of the same-sex marriage postal survey in Melbourne.
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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.
61.6% voted yes to same sex marriage.
The results of the same-sex marriage survey confirm what previous polling had shown, but western Sydney surprised with a strong 'no' vote.