LGBTQ

Roy Moore is still in the running because "values voters" would support Satan himself if he was anti-abortion and homophobic

The term "values voter" is taken to mean someone who votes for politicians on the basis of their personal integrity and values; in reality, polls and …

Homophobia

First openly gay referee Ryan Atkin says Rainbow Laces is a start, but big-name players must do more

Ryan Atkin recalls a game at Stevenage this season when he was fourth official and afterwards was tweeted by a 12-year-old boy who had recognised Atkin after English football’s only openly gay professional referee spoke publicly about his sexuality for the first time in August.<p>The message was to …

Soccer

Why 2017 was a game-changing year for LGBT cinema

While a few high-profile films have broken the mould of the type-cast or side-lined LGBT character in recent decades, such as Ang Lee’s 2005 <i>Brokeback</i> …

Timothée Chalamet

The Case for Hillary Clinton in 2020

Are you sick of Republicans? Or just right-wingers in general? Do you want to send a message to Washington that you aren't going to buy into their …

Homophobia

More Men Than You Think Identify As ‘Mostly Straight’

In 2013, <i>Hunger Games</i> actor Josh Hutcherson told an interviewer for <i>Out</i> magazine that he was, in his own words, “mostly straight.”“Maybe I could say …

Fashion

For Trans Folks, Free Speech Can Be Silencing

The debate surrounding Wilfrid Laurier and that now infamous Jordan Peterson video has largely ignored the marginalized voices at the centre of the controversy.<p>This week’s controversy about Lindsay Shepherd, the Wilfrid Laurier TA who got in trouble for airing a Jordan Peterson clip in class, has …

Scientific Research

'A small victory': LGBTQ Canadians 'purged' from military and public service await apology

Prime Minister Trudeau is set to make a historic apology Tuesday, addressing men and women of the Canadian military and civil service who were fired …

Canada

Trans Police Officers Share Tips On Creating Inclusive Workplaces In Powerful Film

'Education is critical for us all.'<p>Transgender employees of the police service have spoken out about trans inclusion in the workplace, in order to …

Adopt

Turkish LGBTI activists refuse to give up the fight

Sexual minority groups are among those to feel increasing pressure from authorities in Turkey. Bans and discrimination are now a part of their daily …

World News

Same-sex couple abused by jeweller who sold them engagement rings & all the latest news from Star Observer

<b>‘I USED TO CRY MYSELF TO SLEEP’: GROWING UP GAY AND MUSLIM IN AUSTRALIA</b> <br>"It's true that there's a crisis of homophobia in the Muslim community but …

Homophobia

Germany's most famous gay rights activist: Filmmaker Rosa von Praunheim at 75

Shrill, campy and brutally honest: Director Rosa von Praunheim is a pioneer and icon of gay rights in Germany. The tireless filmmaker's latest movie …

World News

SSM: Aboriginal drag queen celebrates pride in Dubbo after same-sex marriage survey

It's 7:00am and John Ridgeway is painting his face with thick foundation in various shades of beige and brown.<p>The thick lines exaggerate his jaw and …

Indigenous Peoples

How will LGBTQ Canadians take Trudeau's apology? Eight views on Canada's injustices

On Nov. 28, the Prime Minister will officially say sorry for decades of discrimination against LGBTQ Canadians who were treated like criminals, lost their jobs or were forced into shame and silence. John Ibbitson meets some of the people who have lived with that legacy to see what an apology means …

Canada

People Missing From the Room

“Look out for people missing from this room,” Kevi Smith-Joyner, an activist with the Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network, said at the …

Liberal View

Where Are the LGBTQ Characters in Mainstream Fiction?

We rarely encounter LGBTQ characters in the contemporary novels and stories we read. This is gratingly true in crime fiction, which usually dives …

Agatha Christie

Watch this gay couple’s reaction on Gogglebox Australia when the country legalises same-sex marriage

Gogglebox Australia is a thing and all eyes have been on two of its most prized personalities.<p>The country recently paved the way for legislation …

Equality

The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to Netflix in December 2017

As we get closer to December, the weather is starting to get chilly, which means you’ll want to spend plenty of time at home on your couch curled …

Netflix

Istanbul district bans LGBT event planned for Saturday | Reuters

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Turkish district governorship in Istanbul has banned a film screening event on Friday related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and …

Turkey

US reverses, says Palestinians can keep DC office open: report

The U.S. will allow the Palestinian Liberation Organization's (PLO) office in Washington to remain open, despite threatening last week to shutter …

Transgender

‘I used to cry myself to sleep’: Growing up gay and Muslim in Australia

Faith and sexuality are often posed against each other, but they don’t have to be. <b>Matthew Wade</b> spoke with a young gay Muslim about why we need to …

Homophobia

Twenty-five years after the ban on lesbians and gays in the military was lifted, there is much to celebrate

Last week’s overwhelming “yes” vote represents another step in progress towards LGBTI equality. It built on the activism of LGBTI elders and the …

Australian Defence Force

Trump Calls for Wall, Muslim Travel Ban in Response to Egyptian Mosque Attack

Egypt has suffered one of its deadliest terrorist attacks in its modern history.<p>At least 235 people have died and 109 were wounded after a bomb was …

Egypt

Cardiff Devils: New jersey backs LGBT support in Rainbow Laces week

Cardiff Devils will wear a new kit on Sunday to show their support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender [LGBT] people in sport.

Facebook thinks you’re gay or a drug user based on three "likes," study says

Facebook advertisements take one swift look at a few of your “likes,” and make a decision about your sexual orientation, drug use history and …

Harvard Crimson

Teacher sacked after pupils find out that he’s gay

<b>A teacher has been sacked by his school in Australia after bosses found out that he was gay.</b><p>Craig Campbell was removed from South Coast Baptist …

P!nk & Channing Tatum Explore Gender Roles in '50s-Era 'Beautiful Trauma' Video

Following P!nk’s high-flying performance of “Beautiful Trauma,” off of her new album of the same name, at the American Music Awards last Sunday, she …

Channing Tatum

Along with apology, Liberals want to expunge criminal records of Canadians convicted of gay sex

OTTAWA – The Liberal government will introduce legislation Tuesday to expunge the criminal records of Canadians previously convicted of consensual …

Canadian News

Jack Maynard's dirty reputation - how pestering messages, racist tweets and nude leaks could spell his downfall

Jack Maynard left the I'm A Celebrity jungle over claims that he'd once pestered a young teen about bra pictures , as the Mirror revealed last …

Social Media

Marriage equality is important, but let's not forget homeless LGBTI youth

The conversation on marriage equality has left out marginalised members of the LGBTI community, like homeless youth<p>The public has voted in favour of marriage equality, but the right to marry is only one piece of the puzzle. Everyone is talking about walking down the aisle; however, the reality is …

Opinion

Perth teacher fired after coming out as gay

A teacher at a Baptist school in Perth has lost his job after coming out as gay.<p>Craig Campbell was removed from the relief teacher roster at South …

Mark McGowan