Religion was a common theme in some of the cases to come before the nine justices in the recently concluded Supreme Court term. Three experts help explain what is at stake.
Around 100,000 LGBTQ US students study at religious institutions that can legally discriminate against them. A lawsuit seeks to end that religious exemption but faces an uphill struggle.
In an unanimous decision, the nine justices said the city of Philadelphia was wrong to exclude a Catholic agency from its adoption programs.
A new anti-LGBTQ+ law in Hungary is populist Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s tactic for securing support ahead of elections.
The 2020 campaign showed voters how the candidates and their campaigns modeled gender roles differently. That has implications for who can be president in the future.
Delaware’s Sarah McBride made history on Tuesday when she won a state Senate seat, becoming the US’s highest-ranking transgender politician. A record 1,006 LGBTQ candidates ran for office this year.
Special interests use the court as a public policy battleground. Here’s a rundown of how that works and which groups are likely to appear before a conservative court with Amy Coney Barrett on it.
A 6-3 conservative court will hear a broader range of controversial cases, shift interpretations of individual rights and put more pressure on local democracy to make policy decisions.
The US Supreme Court has ruled that the Civil Rights Act applies to LGBT people. A business law scholar explains why this is one of the most consequential discrimination cases in decades.
Federal law now protects lesbians, gay men and transgender people from being fired or otherwise discriminated against at work. But there are more questions and court cases to come about their rights.
Predominant public sentiment remains largely anti-homosexual and overshadows constitutionally guaranteed rights in Africa.
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on how the Civil Rights Act applies to LGBT people. A business law scholar explains why it could be one of the most consequential discrimination cases in decades.
Turkey is threatening to send 3.6 million refugees back to the Syrian territory it just invaded. Deporting these vulnerable people would make them the collateral damage of a chaotic, many-sided war.
What it means to be a good teacher has changed over time, along with prevailing views on what constitutes appropriate behavior.
Rather than marriage, same-sex couples in China are allowed a ‘guardianship appointment’. But this system is yet another way the Chinese government tries to silence LGBT+ issues from being discussed.
While some argue that Western LGBT+ ideals have no place in Asia, a new ruling in Hong Kong shows that these values have no bearing on the law.
Violence against LGBTQ people in Brazil is at an all-time high, but artists refuse to be intimidated.
Brunei’s new anti-gay Sharia laws are the harshest in the world. Yet few countries have publicly condemned them, and an international boycott could backfire.
Gay-straight alliance clubs in Alberta schools have come into Jason Kenney’s crosshairs. Here’s why that might cost him votes next week in the provincial election.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison plans to create a new post of Freedom of Religion Commissioner, because he says many people of religion “feel the wheels closing in”.