Protesters in Michigan, USA, come out in support of LGBT+ rights.
Is it even possible to respect faith leaders' desires to uphold the harmful practice while outlawing it?
Trans baby boomers typically began living in their affirmed gender around age 50. For millennials, it’s age 22.
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The survey also found that trans people who live in their affirmed gender report experiencing less stigma, anxiety and depression.
Studies show that family acceptance or rejection has a big impact on a trans child’s mental health and happiness.
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A psychologist and expert on gender diversity explains strategies for creating a healthy environment for trans or nonbinary kids.
While professional sports franchises have become more socially conscious, LGBTQ fans and players aren’t exactly embraced with open arms.
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Half of LGBTQ participants in a recent study experienced discrimination, insults, bullying or abuse while playing, watching or talking about sports.
The pandemic has made it difficult for trans people to support one another in person, or celebrate important physical changes with friends.
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Trans Day of Visibility, celebrated March 31, is a day to honor the trans community and counter transphobia.
Many boys will be happy to avoid the culture of the school locker room during the coronavirus.
The extended COVID-19 social isolation could be an opportunity for parents to have an impact on how boys are schooled in masculinity.
Pride parade in London 2017.
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One in three Polish people believe in a 'gender conspiracy', according to new reserach.
The social pressures to be ‘straight’ and ‘cis’ can be overwhelming for LGBTQ+ people, especially youth. Adding conversion therapy to the criminal code of Canada is a good first step to supporting them.
The Trudeau government took the first step to federally ban conversion therapy — a practice intended to change sexual orientation.
A trans Pride flag crosswalk in Calgary was defaced in August 2019 with a violent message, which was later covered with fresh paint and positive messages were left written with chalk. Anti-trans activism from feminists remains a challenge for transgender people.
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TERF is not a slur. Instead, we should use words that accurately describe how some feminists are actually anti-trans activists.
Same sex sexual behavior is common to many species and evolved millions of years ago.
Conversion therapy has been pushed on some in the LGBQ community by those who think same-sex sexual behavior is 'unnatural.' But such behavior seems to have evolved millions of years before humans.
Transgender and non-binary people are often pressured to hide their gender identity at work.
A transgender pride flag at a protest against white supremacy and discrimination after the events in Charlottesville, Virginia.
High-profile athletes have been speaking out against the eligibility of transgender women in elite female sporting competitions.
People living with HIV/AIDS all over the world are still struggling with stigma due to perceptions of the virus as dark and shameful. Here a Filipino man lights candles at a World AIDS Day even in Quezon city, Philippines in 2016.
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Researchers from the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS share the latest research on HIV prevention, treatment and stigma.
When the workforce recolts.
Technology companies have immense power over our lives. But why are so many of their employees and others concerned about the ethics of their behaviour?
Israel Folau’s recent comments are the latest in a string of homophobic and transphobic incidents in Australian sport.
Wallaby and Waratahs player Israel Folau's recent comments about gay people are just one example of the homophobia in Australian sport. Recent research suggests the problem is widespread.
A commonly cited statistic that 60 to 90 percent of gender dysphoric children grow up not to be transgender is based on studies that are deeply flawed.
'Rapid-onset gender dysphoria' suggests children are being persuaded into transgender identities before they know what that means. This theory is best explained by transphobia and research study biases.
Children decide who can be a superhero.
Children are often the ones who decide what's 'right' and 'wrong'.
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The UN has finally created a specific role to uphold LGBT rights, but its first mandate-holder is resigning after just a year.
A new book describes what it's like to be a transgender woman in a men's prison.
The Palais des Nations in Geneva.
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States who want to keep criminalising LGBT people are trying to stop the UN from creating a way of investigating them.