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.
Inventors in states with more socially liberal laws on the books end up with more diverse collaborators – and more higher-impact patents.
Since the coronavirus crisis, the government has seldom been so busy - however, it is worth giving a thought to what's been shoved aside.
Westminster has pushed Northern Ireland to fall into line with the rest of the UK when it comes to women's reproductive rights and marriage for same-sex couples.
For the sake of all employees, school communities and children, our school systems need to find a space in which LGBTQ+ educators might re-imagine their professional and political identities.
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.
Studies suggest that marriage improves your health. But bisexuals don't seem to reap those benefits.
Citizens voting directly on policy seems like a good idea. But that led to the Brexit mess in the UK. In the US, two scholars say direct democracy deepens distrust of politics and government.
Those who claim that Scheer’s positions on a woman’s right to choose and a same-sex couple’s right to marry are irrelevant so long as he refuses to reopen debate are missing the point.
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.
Create opportunities for children to see same-sex relationships and gender diversity to prepare them to live and work in today's society.
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.
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.
In the year since the resounding Yes vote in the same-sex marriage survey, the flag has clearly escaped the pole or the street bunting of pride festival times to become ever present in our cities.
The political power of Germany's Russian community is significant, and it's helped fuel the rise of the right-wing, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party known as the AfD.
The current loophole for religious schools does not reflect what the majority of Australia thinks about education, religion and LGBTIQ+ people.
It is vital to make room for "queer" ideas about same-sex marriage.
What a cake can tell us about the law's view of homosexuality, religion, freedom of expression and the value of civic equality
The different legal protections between marriage, civil partnership and cohabitation.
The new prime minister has said he believes 'the Bible is not a policy handbook'. However, his faith has certainly had an influence on his worldview.