Politics have never been that far away from the Eurovision Song Contest. Since its inception, the annual event has reflected the political culture and geopolitical realities of Europe.
Being both trans and a person of color comes with a unique set of challenges. Collectively working toward overcoming these barriers is one way this community fights for survival.
A wealth of evidence supports the protective mental health effects of gender-affirming care, despite ongoing legislation that asserts otherwise.
Trans people have lost access to public spaces and places, which has made it difficult for them to earn their living.
The ongoing debate over transgender rights in rural America frames transness as a nascent movement, ignoring a long undercurrent of transgender history that is all but forgotten.
The objectification of women’s beauty measured by competitive processes, linked specifically to the body, strengthens patriarchal norms.
Stigma and criminalisation of same-sex relationships makes it difficult for transgender women and men who have sex with men to seek preventive services. This compounds their risk for HIV infection.
The Religious Discrimination Bill does nothing to protect LGBTQ+ students and teachers. It will allow more, not less, discrimination by religious schools.
A new IOC framework aims to ensure everyone can practice sport safely and free from harassment, irrespective of their gender or sex-linked traits.
Two experts on transgender youth share how to talk about gender and support trans youth.
It only takes a few seconds to ask ‘what pronouns do you use’, but knowing and using a person’s correct pronouns can have a big impact on their mental health.
LGBTQ+ communities experience violence and abuse at similar, if not greater rates than cisgender, heterosexual women. Their stories need to be heard.
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.
The public politics of African writers has been in the spotlight again due to the bitter disagreement between Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Akwaeke Emezi over transgender issues.
An online influencer’s desire to identify as ‘transracial’ reveals their own racism, transphobia and privileged perspective.
Across the US, politicians, activists and transgender people are fighting over the right to access transgender medical care. Rarely is the care itself actually discussed. This is that discussion.
Around 100,000 LGBTQ US students study at religious institutions that can legally discriminate against them. A lawsuit seeks to end that religious exemption but faces an uphill struggle.
The Expungement Act was a centrepiece of the federal government’s apology to LGBTQ2 Canadians. But figures indicate only nine people have successfully had their convictions cleared.
The proportion was the largest the study’s authors had ever seen.
Few trans kids in the early 20th century had access to information about trans life. That they still faced down the judgment of parents and doctors is a testament to the truth of their dysphoria.