Election year 2024 will see citizen initiatives on the ballot across the country, some focused on abortion rights. But there’s a growing trend of lawmakers altering initiatives after they have passed.
Japan has a rich queer history and is seeing societal changes in favor of greater LGBTQ recognition. That said, national politicians have yet to catch up.
Offering an inclusive and diverse space for self-expression, Eurovision has found an appreciative audience in the LGBTQ+ community over the years.
We often talk about the American political landscape as if it were a line – Democrats on the left, Republicans on the right. Two political scientists say that view doesn’t reflect reality.
The relationship between faith, politics and LGBTQ rights is more complicated than it can appear at first glance.
Maeve Marsden’s play lays bare what happens when love and family are politicised.
The Respect for Marriage Act provides exemptions for religious groups, excludes people with disabilities – and could still lead to state-level discrimination laws.
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 cancellation of the WorldPride 2025 event in Taiwan is not only a loss for LGBTQ+ rights in Asia. It’s also emblematic of the influence of authoritarian regimes worldwide.
Not only is the claim that sexuality is central to Christian orthodoxy dubious, but it’s unclear same-sex sexuality has always been condemned by the church.
The U.S. House of Representatives recently voted for a bill that would federally protect same-sex marriage – and 47 Republicans signed on, too. Same-sex marriage isn’t the partisan issue it once was.
The Supreme Court has found protections for people’s privacy in several constitutional amendments – and used it as a basis for some pretty fundamental protections.
Sydney Diocese opposition to same-sex marriage is rejected by other diocese at the General Synod- a move that may see the church fracture.
Increasing the stigma around LGBTIQ+ people leads to poorer health outcomes for a group that is already more vulnerable in the health system.
Our analysis of data on all children in the Netherlands found those who have same-sex parents do better on standardised scores than those with parents of different sexes.
Nonreligious voters overwhelmingly backed Biden in the November presidential race. They also may have been key in several down-ballot state measures, says a scholar of US secularism.
The decisions the leaders make in 2021 will be the most critical they have ever faced.
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.