The word ‘queer’ has a history as a widely used and respectful term in the LGBTIQA+ community, as well as being a slur.
Language can provoke violence between groups especially when people paint others as threats.
More than a week into administration, Lula’s multicultural politics could not stand in starker contrast to Bolsonaro’s colourblind stance. Could they bring the country together?
Gender identity and sexual orientation are often overlooked factors that impact how people experience antisemitism.
For the first time, researchers have been able to produce estimates of the rate of hate crimes against LGBTQ people.
Traditional ordination into a Buddhist monastic life requires meeting guidelines based on male and female genders.
The Respect for Marriage Act provides exemptions for religious groups, excludes people with disabilities – and could still lead to state-level discrimination laws.
Recent years have put more attention on LGBTQ people’s struggle for acceptance in the LDS church, but asexual Latter-day Saints face unique challenges.
Starry-eyed claims such as “the World Cup brings down cultural barriers” simply do not stand up to scrutiny.
Indonesia has criminalized same-sex sexuality, but trans people are finding support in some trans-inclusive mosques and churches.
The Supreme Court’s initial questions during the 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis opening arguments focused on whether the case might be premature, and what kind of discrimination is at play
Feminine leadership encompasses aspects of ourselves that have been pushed aside within conventionally male-dominant spaces. Recentring them can foster leadership that is more inclusive.
Orthodox Jewish communities are still difficult places for many LGBTQ people. Yet the view, once ubiquitous, that Orthodox tradition is incompatible with their identities is gradually shifting.
Yeshiva University’s legal case has garnered national attention, but several similar cases are underway.
LGBT+ people have been eligible to receive COVID vaccines, but lack of ID cards, discrimination, accessibility issues and misinformation have emerged as challenges to do so.
Making workplaces more welcoming is becoming more important as applying for a gender recognition certification becomes easier.
The activist is today the subject of songs, sculptures, an annual lecture and even a new musical.
Colorado is one of 19 states that have laws in place to prevent individuals believed to pose a threat from obtaining guns. But a preventive order needs to be petitioned before it can be issued.
The U.S. Senate voted to advance a bill that protect same-sex marriage by a wide margin– thanks to support from 12 Republicans. Same-sex marriage isn’t the partisan issue it once was.
The Supreme Court has yet to rule on whether school dress codes are protected under the law.