In the 19th century there was no formal or medical process for gender transition. When people crossed gender categories, they did so socially, sometimes for their entire lifetimes.
Pride (R)evolution at the State Library of New South Wales is an astonishing survey of the importance of difference.
Our new research shows LGBTQIA+ young people are deciding what to post on social media sites with their families in mind, to foster and maintain ties with them.
The absence of reliable quantitative data makes it difficult – if not impossible – to hold Home Affairs, the police and other state entities to account.
The Australian Law Reform Commission’s proposals to change federal discrimination law are sensible, clear and necessary.
In their new video, Sam Smith celebrates their sexuality unapologetically like many other mass market pop stars. So why the backlash? An expert explains.
The word ‘queer’ has a history as a widely used and respectful term in the LGBTIQA+ community, as well as being a slur.
Language can provoke violence between groups especially when people paint others as threats.
More than a week into administration, Lula’s multicultural politics could not stand in starker contrast to Bolsonaro’s colourblind stance. Could they bring the country together?
Gender identity and sexual orientation are often overlooked factors that impact how people experience antisemitism.
For the first time, researchers have been able to produce estimates of the rate of hate crimes against LGBTQ people.
Traditional ordination into a Buddhist monastic life requires meeting guidelines based on male and female genders.
The Respect for Marriage Act provides exemptions for religious groups, excludes people with disabilities – and could still lead to state-level discrimination laws.
Recent years have put more attention on LGBTQ people’s struggle for acceptance in the LDS church, but asexual Latter-day Saints face unique challenges.
Starry-eyed claims such as “the World Cup brings down cultural barriers” simply do not stand up to scrutiny.
Indonesia has criminalized same-sex sexuality, but trans people are finding support in some trans-inclusive mosques and churches.
The Supreme Court’s initial questions during the 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis opening arguments focused on whether the case might be premature, and what kind of discrimination is at play
Feminine leadership encompasses aspects of ourselves that have been pushed aside within conventionally male-dominant spaces. Recentring them can foster leadership that is more inclusive.
Orthodox Jewish communities are still difficult places for many LGBTQ people. Yet the view, once ubiquitous, that Orthodox tradition is incompatible with their identities is gradually shifting.
Yeshiva University’s legal case has garnered national attention, but several similar cases are underway.