A journalist turned professor explores the identity of the city he has reported on for 41 years.
Aggression against sexual minorities is rooted in society-level stigmas that devalue LGBT individuals.
On screen or in public, why does the sight of men kissing continue to provoke controversy, censorship and even violence?
Two experts in political rhetoric explain how one candidate has used rhetorical devices like framing and 'argumentum in terrorem' to stoke fear and attract voters since the Orlando nightclub shooting.
For every advance in LGBT rights that is made in one part of the world, there are extreme regressions elsewhere.
Many Republicans held out hope that Donald Trump would pivot to the centre for the general election. The opposite has happened.
Whenever firearm control is raised, the gun lobby turns to the US Constitution.
Was this a crime about hate or political ideology? Extremist experts use data to explain what type of crime took place in Florida, and why it matters.
The massacre at an Orlando gay club is a savage reminder that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people still face harsh prejudice in America and lack full equal protections under the law.
Who are American Muslims? And what is their history?
In the the wake of the Orlando massacre, many people directly affected by this homophobic hate crime are prevented from offering help due to homophobic regulations.
Terrorism and links to IS – real or purported – need to be very carefully handled by the media for fear of reproducing propaganda.
Business Briefing: what breeds terrorism?
The breeding ground for terrorism isn't necessarily poverty - it's the middle class.
In our modern understanding of terror, Islamic extremism seems to trump everything else. This is a mistake.
The crimes of Brock Turner and Omar Mateen may be discussed as if they're unrelated. They're not.
BU researchers on the prevalence of mass shootings and gun violence, why parents often underestimate how easily their kids could access a gun and why we know so little about how to solve this problem.
Articles from our archive that offer a variety of insights into the Florida shooting.
Cities and other tourist destinations are becoming more resilient to terrorist attacks, but there's more they can do to ensure potential visitors feel safe.
The Orlando LGBTI massacre looks like the work of an individual rather than a planned terror attack, but it's no less deadly for that.
It has taken the killing of 50 innocent people at an LGBT club to bring home how much homophobia is embedded in Western societies.