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Rob Watson speaks directly to the homophobic hyper-religious parents who disowned and hit their gay son

Why I founded rucomingout and what I’ve learned after 250 inspiring and moving coming out stories

Jane Fae reflects on the Newsnight situation, when they invited two trans guests along to debate with a 'gender critical' trans feminist, and how the show got it wrong

Your gender doesn’t mean you are Bruce Willis or Barbie, so why are trans people forced to defend their gender identity?

Sian Norris was raised by her mum and her mum’s female partner. She speaks out after comments made by former boxing manager and Celebrity Big Brother contestant, Kellie Maloney, about same-sex parenting

LGBTI African Americans are particularly vulnerable to suicide and it’s time to start talking about why

Edwin Sesange, Uganda gay rights activist, calls on the world to continue fighting for LGBTI rights in his country

GSN was asked to try out a Skinbreeze facial, a new treatment that claims to give the best results for your skin

The turn away from ‘curing’ gay people of their sexuality doesn’t mean an end to extremist Christians interfering in LGBTI’s private lives

Flings with ‘curious’ guys on their way to being straight, bi or gay have taught Topher Gen some important lessons

San Francisco’s Tom Ammiano explains why he has drafted his ‘Modern Family Act’, and how it might benefit those – LGBT or heterosexual – who are already parents or planning for children in the future

A new study has shone light on older African American women and how they are managing HIV self medication, particularly when they have other conditions

When bullies attacked Liam Hackett he thought he was going to die – and was secretly relieved. Now his charity is fixing the problem for other kids

As a 60s child, Rob Watson learned from the Good News Club. Now he doesn’t want kids exposed to them

Some of our greatest LGBTI citizens have sharply different approaches to conflict between Israel and Palestine

From the Queen and PM to celebrities, athletes and ordinary LGBTI people, we should use the Commonwealth Games to fight for gay rights

An article railing against gay white men ‘stealing’ black women’s culture misleads on an important point – gay guys can’t hide either, and shouldn’t have to

Feminist charity Women’s Aid is demanding transgender staff ‘prove’ their gender before being allowed to work, highlighting problems with UK law

The 16-year-old Vine star should realize the harm he’s done to HIV prevention and try to fix it

Mark Delacour, development and engagement manager at Broken Rainbow, is offering GSN readers exclusive discounted tickets to an incredible event

Reverend Irene Monroe explains why two recent Supreme Court decisions could be game changers for straight and LGBTI women in the worst way

Joe Morgan faces his fears by returning to the school where he was bullied for being gay

Nick Antjoule from Galop, the LGBT safety charity asks whether homophobia and transphobia is increasing in the UK

Beaten, starved and whipped – why we must remember Yves and the many LGBTI and other victims of torture today

Rob Watson, a recovering alcoholic himself, tells Governor Rick Perry how wrong he is for thinking alcholism is the same as homosexuality

Boston has a rich history of celebrating LGBTI women, including those of color and others who are often overlooked

As the summit on ending rape in warzones starts, Edwin Sesange argues the lesbian and transgender victims of ‘corrective rape’ must be included

Rob Watson has written an open letter to HLN host Nancy Grace about her defending a woman who described gay men as pedophiles

America’s best-loved poet and civil rights activist has had her funeral threatened because of her support for LGBTI people