The queer fat man’s body at the heart of The Whale is an image sorely lacking from the screen – as an expert in men and masculinity on film explains.
Through articles written by academic experts in the course of the year, The Conversation Africa takes a look back at Ghana in 2022.
Jay Carmichael’s novel explores how Australian same-sex attracted men lived during the repressive period after the end of the second world war. But does it impose present concerns on the past?
Society still tends to sideline girls, so a comedy concentrating on the lives of four young women during the Troubles remains groundbreaking TV.
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.
Two books on historical gay hate crimes – the murder of George Duncan in Adelaide, 1972, and army officer Warwick Meale in Townsville, 1942 – aim to create positive change by revealing past injustice.
Hannah Gadsby explores the unique challenges and gifts of being an autistic, gender queer outsider. Her memoir charts her path to comedy success – navigating trauma and self-knowledge along the way.
All countries that criminalise women having sex with other women should immediately repeal these laws.
Evidence suggests the development of a person’s sexuality begins before they are born.
Expanding the disregarding and pardoning scheme for historic homosexual offences should prompt further reflection on the law.
No longer depicted as at a journey’s end, older women are living more out loud than ever in TV
Day 6 of our Understanding Islam series. Sharia constitutes a broad set of rules that guide Muslims on how to lead an ethical life. The way Sharia is interpreted depends on who is using it and why.
A religion data analyst scraped the texts of all Southern Baptist resolutions over the last 150 years. Here’s what he found.
It’s time we embrace the true meaning of the word ‘reparations'—this isn’t just about giving people money, it’s about offering apologies and taking account for previous mistakes.
The video for Lil Nas X’s latest track is provocative and erotic. It also fits into a tradition of turning the tables on those seeking to oppress marginalized groups through religious dogma.
Indonesian gay communities dispel stigmas by using four strategies on social media.
Gay men in marginal provinces like Hainan are claiming spaces and building communities in their own secret worlds.
From the “goo goo” boys mocked for their love of theatre to cross-dressing troops and “trouser women”, Australia has a rich queer history.
Their crucial contribution to anti-appeasement remains unrecognised, but LGBT+ History Month provides an ideal opportunity to acknowledge this brave group of MPs.