Tumblr might the weird cousin of the other social media platforms, but it also makes a safe space for queer kids to hang out and understand their sexuality.
Unlike earlier lesbian and gay movements whose politics depended on visible identities, queer theory grew out of a critique of this – and perhaps that's where Djuna Barnes sits.
Pop culture has always found something sexy about female fighters, who feature in everything from Sumerian hymns and Greek mythology to the new Wonder Woman film.
Many people use religion and culture as explanations for their homophobic attitudes.
A new study shows that adding an energy drink to alcohol increases risk-taking among young people – but the effect is imagined rather than real.
The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" presents rape as an aggressive act, working hand in hand with the powers that be and permeating a school’s entire culture.
At a time when a new national school curriculum is starting its pilot phase in Kenya, a study shows the massive gaps in sexuality education programmes.
Change Agents: Ending the gay panic defence.
In this episode of Change Agents we look at the abolition of the gay panic defence across Australia.
The intimate needs of elderly people living in cares homes are being ignored – the system needs to change.
Single people are often thought of as insecure, self-centered and sad. But one social scientist spent the past 20 years studying them – and found that they're a boon to communities across the country.
Double standards about sexual activity not only make life difficult, but they also complicate STD research. As we observe STD Awareness Month, it's good to think about how to get to the truth.
Sexual equality should not be mere letters and words in laws. Rather, people - in this case student teachers - must understand sexual equality as a lived reality.
Previous studies have shown that people possess gaydar, the ability to discern who's gay and who isn't. But this research falls prey to an error that, when corrected, leads to the opposite conclusion.
Exploring the role and limits of photography is a task that appears all the more relevant in the era of fake news.
In Japanese popular culture, new trends come and go. But the Japanese have toyed with gender norms for generations.
From "gay" to "poofter" to "fairy" - the words used by others to define gay people can say a great deal more about them than us.
While it may be a surprise for some, seniors still enjoy sex. But assisted living facilities may work to keep the older lovers apart in an effort to protect them.
Most of the early research on sexuality and ageing looked at the sexual behaviours and biology of older adults, generally ignoring the wider concept of sexuality.
Scandinavia's innovative education models present a more diverse and realistic image of the world we live in, and steer clear of gender stereotypes.
Could gay guys be the ultimate wing men for their straight, male friends?