Despite taking a step backwards, the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights can redeem itself by continuing to protect the rights of LGBTQ persons on the continent
A valedictorian at Brigham Young University came out in his address as a 'gay son of God.' And his admission met with loud applause. An expert explains how big a change this is for the Mormon Church.
Violence against LGBTQ people in Brazil is at an all-time high, but artists refuse to be intimidated.
In pop culture such as series, music, magazines and comics, queer children often find ways out of a world that cannot contain them.
For all its queer characters, Westeros is a gender binary world.
What experiences do trans people have of recreational sport?
In the film, the real tensions of gay life in the 1980s – from government apathy towards the AIDS crisis, to rampant anti-gay prejudice – don't get their due.
Kenya's LGBTI community will have to wait a while longer for the High Court's ruling on whether it will decriminalise homosexual relationships.
A Kenyan film director sued her country's film board and won. Local artists should follow suit and fight censorship.
Most North American consumers generally prefer advertising with male-female couples rather than same-sex couples. But changes in how brands frame the messages of advertisements could change that.
New activist communities are fighting back against haters to make the world safer for LGBTQ teens.
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.
LGBTQ youth use Tumblr more frequently than others. The platform has provided a safe space for youth to explore sexual identities and find crucial support. A new regulating policy may change all that.
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.
Before the courts, LGBTQ asylum-seekers have historically had to face bias and ignorance about gender identity and sexuality. Has anything changed?
A single solution can't magically erase gender-based violence in schools, but if we start listening to students, we may hear new stories of masculinity and femininity echoing through school hallways.
While US companies have made significant strides in creating workplaces that are more inclusive of transexual individuals, discrimination and employment penalties remain.
Donald Trump is seeking to amend laws that prevent discrimination against Americans based on their sex. It's all just another attempt to fire up the Republican base for the mid-term elections.
Mainstream recognition of gay gamers and characters in video games has been a long time coming.