A new study of nearly 500,000 individuals finds that many genes affect same-sex behavior, including newly identified candidates that may regulate smell and sex hormones.
Minority sexual identities are on average less satisfied with their lives — but being accepted is crucial to this.
Some Islamic nations, including Brunei, have harsh punishments under Sharia. In pre-modern times, Sharia was rarely used as criminal law, and standard of proof for any prosecution was very high.
In pop culture such as series, music, magazines and comics, queer children often find ways out of a world that cannot contain them.
Pete Buttigieg's recent comments on Christian values, have drawn much attention. They might be quite similar to the ideals espoused by the Midwestern progressive Social Gospel Movement.
Kenya's LGBTI community will have to wait a while longer for the High Court's ruling on whether it will decriminalise homosexual relationships.
Angola's new President João Lourenço has shown some willingness to engage in more inclusive politics.
Culturally, Indonesians have long recognised sexual and gender diversity as part of their daily lives.
Nigeria is on the verge of passing a law to criminalise rampant mob lynching. Other countries have tried to do this and failed.
How to make campus safer for LGBTQ students.
Both Democratic candidates are strong feminists, which makes it harder for Hillary to claim women's votes as her birthright.
When it comes to queer rights, a new BBC documentary demonstrates that it is not so long since Scotland was the UK's regressive laggard.
At a time when queer culture is big business in mainstream film and television, two dedicated film festivals have appeared in Scotland this year. Here's an explanation.
The latest instalment of Australia’s annual report card on HIV, hepatitis and sexually transmissible infections has been released this morning. Here's what experts make of the results.
Mate choice is one of the most highly selected traits in any animal. Just ask a fruitfly, which devotes a large share of its genes to choosing and attracting a mate.
Science shows that thinking about sexuality in a binary fashion of hetero/homosexual is no longer accurate. Rather, evidence shows that there is a diversity of human sexuality and sexual orientations.
Scientific evidence shows that same-sex orientation is determined before you are born.
Attitudes and laws about homosexuality are not purely a colonial import. Since independence, other factors, including right-wing evangelism, have driven anti-LGBTI attitudes.
Homosexuality remains illegal in 38 of 55 African nations. This is concerning from ethical and human rights perspectives. It's also a serious public health risk.
LGBTI students at South Africa's universities are living double lives to protect themselves from heterosexual students who ridicule and attack them.