Bias-motivated attacks became a distinct crime in the 1980s. But police investigate only a fraction of the roughly 200,000 hate crimes reported each year – and even fewer ever make it to court.
Bret Easton Ellis’s grotesquely violent novel is irreducibly misogynist, racist and homophobic. So was Reagan’s America. It’s less darkly comic satire than deadly serious social diagnostic.
The decision to only pay lip service to discrimination could have long term impacts.
Sexual abuse allegations in Canadian hockey reveal the toxic masculinity that has permeated across sport culture.
The Russian state, in tandem with the Russian Orthodox Church, is using LGBTQ+ rights as a red-button issue to win support for its criminal war campaign in Ukraine.
Social psychology researchers found that people commonly exaggerate the presence of certain groups – including ethnic and sexual minorities – because they perceive them as ideologically threatening.
Finding ways to make talking about diversity less of a confrontation and more of a dialogue is crucial.
A significant number of Rwanda’s LGBT community experience hostility. This includes at work and when trying to access health services.
LGBTI refugees from other countries expect Kenya to be safer but are quickly disillusioned.
All countries that criminalise women having sex with other women should immediately repeal these laws.
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.
A secret plan to destabilise the new democratic government reveals the failed ambitions of the apartheid state security apparatus and confirms what is known about the brutality of the period.
Among the more than 20,000 men who have played major league baseball, not one has publicly come out of the closet while still in uniform.
Student experience or satisfaction surveys are not a reliable guide to teaching performance. Even worse, anonymous survey responses are at times little better than university-facilitated hate speech.
Microaggressions are more subtle than outright discrimination. But they can directly affect HIV treatment outcomes.
The quest to combat discrimination against LGBTQ athletes has been long and fitful, particularly in male team sports.
A new anti-LGBTQ+ law in Hungary is populist Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s tactic for securing support ahead of elections.
A survey of over 3,000 students found that how much students’ appreciation of gay, lesbian and bisexual people increased during college varied by their school’s religious affiliation.
Is it even possible to respect faith leaders’ desires to uphold the harmful practice while outlawing it?
Half of LGBTQ participants in a recent study experienced discrimination, insults, bullying or abuse while playing, watching or talking about sports.