An online influencer’s desire to identify as ‘transracial’ reveals their own racism, transphobia and privileged perspective.
We spoke to a number of young LGBTIQA+ people from all over Australia and from a variety of cultural backgrounds about their experiences during the pandemic.
Being a gay man with disability means you don’t see yourself onscreen. Thomas Banks wants to change all that.
Queensland and the ACT have just passed bans on conversion therapy. But this is far from enough to protect LGBTIQ people from this harmful practice.
New research explores the little-understood problem facing many LGBTIQ+ people — the loss of citizenship due to discriminatory laws and difficulties claiming asylum.
Lobby group FOR SA is backed by the US Christian right. Its latest target is South Africa’s increasingly inclusive sex education lesson plans.
Accurate data on Australians’ gender and sexual identity helps governments make good policy – and, importantly, ensures those communities are seen and recognised.
Queerdom, an exhibition of photography and poetry, presents a history of queer and trans performance in Sydney that challenges recent narratives about queer life in Australia.
Long before Chasten Buttigieg became a ‘not-so-secret weapon’ in his husband Pete Buttigieg’s presidential campaign, another same-sex couple profoundly reshaped American social policy.
At local level some congregations are bravely creating alternative models where LGBTIQ people can feel safe and be accepted
Angola’s new President João Lourenço has shown some willingness to engage in more inclusive politics.
A parliamentary inquiry looking at hate crimes against LGBTIQ people could acknowledge injustices in how past cases were handled, and take steps to ensure better reporting mechanisms.
Despite South Africa’s progressive constitution, LGBTIQ people continue to face discrimination in all social spheres.
In the midst of the same-sex marriage debate, Melbourne held The Coming Back Out Ball, an evening to honour queer elders.
Gender based violence should not be addressed only once it has happened, by jailing offenders. Prevention is just as important.
Homonormativity, like heteronormativity, privileges certain lives over others.
LGBTI employees relocating for a foreign assignment are likely to experience additional hardships compared to the typical expatriate.
Given that only 20 years ago Tasmania decriminalised male homosexuality, the same-sex marriage survey result represents an extraordinary change. But there is still work to be done.
Family support, being valued in their own homes and enjoying strong support from their social structures helped instill lesbians in a conservative South African province with a strong sense of self.
Until African political systems become less majoritarian and do a better job of protecting the rights of minorities, the true benefits of a democratic government are unlikely to be realised.