By Matt Skallerud | LGBT Life Made Social
On Friday, Germany's parliament begins debating whether to rehabilitate and compensate homosexuals convicted under the notorious paragraph 175. It's a symbolic gesture, but one that victims appreciate.<p>One man touching another man's thigh - it's scarcely credible today in Germany that this could be …Germany
Days after Trump’s 100th day in office, immigration, labor, racial justice, LGBT and gender equality groups will demonstrate against his policies and rhetoric<p>Hundreds of thousands of immigrants and their allies will be marching on the streets and striking on May Day for the annual workers’ protest. …Immigration
ABC News' Lana Zak talks to transactivist Eli Erlick about the current political climate and winning Glamour magazine's 2017 College Women of the …
A commission is considering the church’s governing document, which prohibits same-sex marriage and the ordination of gay clergy.
Transgender Offutt airman – finally 'able to live as my true self' – finds support, acceptance during transition
For years Ashleigh Buch hid the fact that she was transgender. The Offutt airman reported to work each day as a man, telling colleagues little about her life. Off the base, in her Omaha apartment, above, she lived as a woman, donning wigs over the hair she kept trimmed short. But as part of a wave of social change to hit the military, the Air Force instructor’s days of appearing one way at work and another at home are over.
Welts has over 40 years of experience in the league, including stints as president of the Phoenix Suns and public relations director of the Seattle Super Sonics, where his NBA career began as a ballboy in 1969 at the age of 16. Welts spent 17 years with the NBA league office in New York, where his notable accomplishments included the creation of NBA All-Star Weekend in 1984 and the marketing program for USA Basketball’s Olympic “Dream Team” in 1992, and was named “Marketer of the Year” by …
Long iconic and even formative for American gay society, Tom’s well-endowed and sexually charged imagery is now hitting the global mainstream.
Despite the wealth of information in a new LGBT ‘encyclopedia,’ what becomes clear is how much more study and research of LGBT life is needed.
President Trump will reportedly nominate Richard Grenell—a former UN official who is both openly gay and a devout Christian. From that post, he could potentially have influence among conservatives on equality.
After police in Manchester launched a system for recording LGBT domestic abuse, BuzzFeed News asked the Met if it would do the same. What ensued was so extraordinary that it led to two LGBT charities
Counter-Couture at the Museum of Arts and Design offers a new way to think about the legacy of the counterculture movement.
In the same way I feared the world would only ever see me as gay, I worry the gay world will only ever see me as a parent.
Starting a Queer Family<p><b>Not all families are as easy as The Brady Bunch or as Modern Family would have us believe. We share a story of passion,</b> …
I compare this to a writer’s conference, except it is for queer cartoonists.
“What Was It Like? Stories by LGBTQ Elders” is a new program by I’m From Driftwood, in partnership with Comcast, the nation’s largest cable provider, and SAGE,
They took on the in-your-face civil disobedience of gay rights groups and the practice of ‘coming out.’
Ex-racing driver among first transgender ballet dancers to sit prestigious Royal Academy of Dance exam
A former racing driver from North Yorkshire has become one of the first openly transgender ballet students to pass a Royal Academy of Dance ballet exam.<p>Sophie Rebecca*, 35, trained for her "intermediate foundation" qualification, the dance equivalent of an AS level exam, for over a year after …Transgender
From Transparent to Billions, LGBT characters are more visible than ever. As TV’s first non-binary actor Asia Kate Dillon explains, the future looks bright
Visibility for the transgender community has never been greater in America, but the country's culture has not always accepted people coming out. …Transgender
This isn't the first controversy the movie has found itself in.<p>Back in 2015, The Weinstein Company, powered by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, acquired the rights to the upcoming American drama <i>3 Generations</i>, which centers on a teenager named Ray realizing his transgender identity. Ray — played by …Movies
The Trump administration dropped a lawsuit Friday accusing North Carolina of discriminating against LGBT residents in response to the state’s decision to undo its “bathroom bill.”<p>The Justice Department’s withdrawal represents the first significant movement in a tangle of legal action over the …North Carolina
LGBTQ people have been erased from history since we started writing history. It is only now that queer histories are being written or inserted into the larger human drama. Nowadays, we <i>do</i> read of the gay soldiers in the trenches of WWI. We hear of the lesbian nurses in the field hospitals of WWII. We read of gay people in sport, in science, in the theatre and movies, in politics, in education, in medicine, in space exploration, in the armed services and in the police. But despite this latter day …
Private invites, word-of-mouth parties, and discreet dating apps—India has a vibrant underground LGBTQ scene, despite its criminalization of homosexual acts.
Venerable blog platform LiveJournal is now saying goodbye to some of its biggest users, after announcing it's taking steps to comply with Russian law.<p>The platform, which moved its servers to Russia in December last year, updated its terms of service last week, <i>Gizmodo</i> reports.<p>Under the terms, …Russia
4th Circuit judges say Grimm’s fight, put off by Supreme Court, is “delayed but not finished.”
They are pushing for legislation that would also include making Hawaii the first state to require the coverage for surrogates.
As hard as the governing bodies try to unpick the thread
For her project ‘Being Queer, Feeling Muslim’, photographer Lia Darjes met with a number of individuals across Europe and North America who identif