Trans student rights often hang in the balance.
For trans students, the right to be recognized by the pronouns they use for themselves is under constant legal attack. A researcher who specializes in the trans student experience takes a closer look.
Recent research has found that CEOs with significant power discourage LGBTQ+ initiatives in the workplace.
Corporations have the responsibility to make workplaces more inclusive and welcoming for LGBTQ+ employees.
Young people say they don’t use protection during oral sex.
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Oral sex is common among young people. Protection from STIs is not.
An alliance of students during a 2016 rally in Bandung, West Java to reject LGBT students.
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As Western and Indonesian academics continue to engage in co-operation, we should find common ways of counteracting discrimination, including discriminatory practices against the LGBT community.
Can multinational corporations really be fully engaging in social responsibility if they turn a blind eye to state-sanctioned hostilities against LGBT people?
Members of the LGBT community attending the annual Gay Pride march in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2017.
The author set out to understand how the faith of displaced LGBT people in South Africa has evolved over time, and how religion has shaped their experiences of displacement.
Government commissioned research on conversion therapy sheds light on potentially damaging practices as public consultation on a ban opens.
It only takes a few seconds to ask ‘what pronouns do you use’, but knowing and using a person’s correct pronouns can have a big impact on their mental health.
Purge survivors, at the Fredericton, N.B., Pride Parade in 2018.
The Canadian Armed Forces is struggling with sexual misconduct allegations and poor inclusion and diversity. It is imperative to again document the stories of LGBTQ+ soldiers and their spouses.
Thousands gather in downtown Toronto in 2006 for a candlelight vigil to remember those who have died from AIDS.
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The HIV In My Day project preserves the early history of the HIV/AIDS pandemic through the personal stories of long-term survivors and caregivers.
Pride and prejudice.
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Gay men earn 11% less while lesbian women earn 9% more than their heterosexual counterparts.
How women describe themselves, and whom they engage romantically with, is changing.
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Women’s sexual identities and behaviors are changing in ways men’s are not.
An empty street in Qionghai City, on China’s Hainan Island.
Gay men in marginal provinces like Hainan are claiming spaces and building communities in their own secret worlds.
Scene from It’s A Sin during a recreation of AIDS protests in the 1980s.
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New research highlights how the press excluded, shamed and invaded the privacy of those living with HIV.
Not all gay people enjoy big cities, but pop culture has little to say about rural LGBTQ life.
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Stereotypically, gay, queer and trans kids flee small towns to find acceptance in big, diverse cities like New York or Chicago. But evidence shows many will eventually return to rural areas.
Pope Francis’ comments on same-sex unions underline his commitment to justice for all.
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The pontiff hasn’t changed church teaching on marriage in indicating support for same-sex civil unions. Rather, he is reminding Catholics they should be concerned about justice for all.
Sci-fi, fantasy and rom-coms: books with LGBTQIA+ characters are as diverse as their readers.
Dozens of companies have recently expressed support for Black Lives Matter.
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Companies are increasingly taking stands on hot-button political issues from LGBT rights to Black Lives Matter. New research shines light on whether and when it can benefit the bottom line.
Queer health scholar Virginia Brooks published a landmark study on lesbians in the 1970s, initially coming up with the ideas behind sexual minority stress theory.
A little-known researcher’s theory on the experience of queer people continues to reverberate to today.
LGBT people and groups have shown generosity, resilience and creativity amid COVID-19.
They have led their communities to provide social support to their fellow citizens despite being discriminated against themselves.