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What’s really happening to gay, bi and trans kids in our schools

The ‘gay’ chair, the child called ‘it’, the girl hit with a softball bat and the kids who think it’s ok to use anti-LGBTI language as long as it’s to their friends

Nicky Morgan: ‘I am proud’ of LGBT progress in UK

In an exclusive piece for Gay Star News, UK Minister for Women and Equalities Nicky Morgan explains why the commitment to equality cannot end at Britain’s shores

The problem with trying to define what ‘trans’ actually is

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

Why the whole trans debate is wrong

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

If you think same-sex parents are inherently worse than straight ones then you’re homophobic

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

The stigma of black suicide is killing us

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

Could Uganda be finally moving forward on gay rights?

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

Is this the best way to sort out your skin?

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

Why gay Christians are turning to celibacy

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

What I have learned from having sex with ‘straight’ guys

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

California’s ‘Modern Family Act’ to be debated

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

African American sisters aging with HIV and other conditions

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

Bullies nearly gay-bashed me to death, now I’m fighting back

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

A gay dad’s answer to the evangelical Christians targeting 5-year-old kids

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

LGBTIs divided over Israel and Palestine’s conflict

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

The Queen and her subjects must fight gay hate at the C’wealth Games

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

Black woman versus gay man fight misses the point

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

Why Women’s Aid is no safe haven for trans staff

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

How Nash Grier missed the point: Saying sorry isn’t enough

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

You’re invited: Come celebrate 10 years of domestic abuse charity Broken Rainbow

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

In 2014, why Independence Day is still not for women

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

Facing the terror of my days as the only gay in school

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

Is anti-LGBTI prejudice on the rise?

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

The West African tortured for being gay, and how we can stop it

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

A gay dad offers Governor Rick Perry a 12-step program to deal with his homophobia

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

Us dykes march to a different beat at Pride

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

Why now is the time to save lesbians and trans women from rape

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

A gay dad sounds off on Nancy Grace defending anti-gay bigot Anita Bryant

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

Westboro’s grab to desecrate ‘fag enabler’ Maya Angelou’s funeral

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

The martyrs of 3 June 1886: The day anti-gay hate came to Uganda

The martyrs were burned to death by King Mwanga for refusing his homosexual advances and for failing to renounce Christianity