Fears that concerned parents might fall foul of a new law banning gay conversion practices are not borne out by the strict definitions in the bill before parliament.
Despite the ABS itself saying that collecting data on LGBTIQ+ communities is of ‘national importance’, these questions have been left off the census again — for no good reason.
Microaggressions are more subtle than outright discrimination. But they can directly affect HIV treatment outcomes.
The Netflix documentary A Secret Love tells the remarkable story of a decades-long relationship between two gay athletes and opens up a conversation about racism, classism and homophobia in the 50s.
The latest Disney-Pixar film has been seen as containing queer themes, but what is the animation studio trying to achieve?
A Western Australian study, one of the first of its kind, reveals the complex experiences of those living at the intersection of being Indigenous and part of the LGBTIQ+ community.
A new anti-LGBTQ+ law in Hungary is populist Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s tactic for securing support ahead of elections.
From its strong female lead who could take down anything in her path to its LGBT undertones, Xena: Warrior Princess stole the hearts of a truly diverse audience.
The gaybourhood gave LGBTQ+ communities the space they urgently needed to simply be themselves. But our cities should be built in such a way that everyone feels at home
A recent report shows alarming rates of homophobic language used in Australian schools. And worse, it shows that, at least from the perspective of students, teachers rarely intervene.
While many companies promote social causes, advocates are skeptical of how genuine their commitment is.
A survey of over 3,000 students found that how much students’ appreciation of gay, lesbian and bisexual people increased during college varied by their school’s religious affiliation.
Queer people have learned to build and rely on “chosen families.” Finding ways to creatively bolster and expand our networks of care takes on renewed importance in the pandemic.
Who are the arbiters of contentious language? The answer, in the case of terms that refer to people, is the people to whom those terms refer.
At least one in 10 LGBTQA+ Australians are still vulnerable to religion-based practices to change or suppress their sexuality or gender identity.
Trans Day of Visibility, celebrated March 31, is a day to honor the trans community and counter transphobia.
It’s not proper representation if you have to go hunting for it or if players can choose to leave it out of their gameplay.
From the “goo goo” boys mocked for their love of theatre to cross-dressing troops and “trouser women”, Australia has a rich queer history.
Tens of thousands of gay men and lesbians were persecuted by the Nazis but stigma and a lack of research funding has kept their history hidden.
A genderqueer sociologist offers tips to disrupt gender-based discrimination in childhood.