White House race 2012: Mitt Romney and gay rights

In the first of a special two-part feature, GSN looks at Barack Obama’s challenger in the 2012 presidential election, Mitt Romney, and his LGBT record

What has Queen Elizabeth II done for gay rights?

As she celebrates her diamond jubilee, GSN asks if the British monarch is a Queen against queens, or a silent supporter

Queen Elizabeth II: 60 years of gay rights

Gay Star News looks back at the Commonwealth’s journey to equality 

Egypt’s new president: Slim pickings for gays in the final election race

GSN asks LGBT Egyptians who they will choose in the second-round presidential vote and finds neither candidate appeals

Top six tips for getting washboard abs

Olympic Body Challenge: We all have a six-pack inside screaming to get out

Unsafe haven: Gay refugees in South Africa

With South Africa facing a flood of gay and trans refugees, a creaking asylum system is exposing them to corruption, homophobia and the risk of attack

Still family life

Gay Star News talks to the photographer of a series of intimate portraits of families with same-sex parents currently showing in Sydney

Glee at work: A gay staff group for everyone

GSN interviews Andy Woodfield from PwC on how they have created GLEE, an LGBT staff network which works for straight people too

Gay rights are changing Latin America

GSN explores who’s bucking trends and making waves to elevate the profile of LGBT communities in Mexico, the Carribean, Central and South America 

Behind Eurovision’s Crystal Hall: Gay life in Azerbaijan

As Baku welcomes the camp Eurovison Song Contest, we examine the challenge that gay, bi and trans Azeris face in an oppressive Azerbaijan

What every gay needs to know about Eurovision 2012

GSN outlines the history, our favorite traditions, and this year’s betting odds of the international pop contest

Eurovision Final 2012: Your A-Z guide

From camp to cute, Eurovision has it all

The top eight ‘gay cure’ myths busted

We look at the myths being lined up to ‘cure’ gay and lesbian people of their sexuality

Pink power in Hong Kong

The creator of a new app that harnesses LGBT spending power in Hong Kong talks to Gay Star News

How to become the incredible bulk

Matthew Jenkin has dreams of looking like a superhero as he swaps slimming for building muscle for his Olympic body challenge

A message of hope and change for IDAHO from the Emirates

LGBT people in the Emirates marked the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia with a message of hope and appeal for dialogue and change

Will gay people be ‘invisible’ in London’s 2012 Olympics?

GSN investigates what London’s Olympic organizers have done to involve LGBT people, give them a presence at the games and leave a legacy for gay sport

Gay Americans cross the pond for marriage

GSN speaks to some ex-pats who left the land of opportunity for the chance to marry in the UK

Undress your doubts on what to wear

GSN seeks professional help from celebrity stylist Gabrielle Teare to avoid fashion faux pas and get the inside-scoop on the best wears

Scotland: winning the gay marriage fight

GSN takes an in-depth look at the fight for same-sex marriage in Scotland – a battle with important lesson for equality campaigners worldwide

Amy Lamé and Scottee have an Unhappy Birthday with Morrissey

GSN has tea with Amy Lamé and Scottee, Britain’s queen and king of alternative gayness, to discuss love, Morrissey, and the worst birthday present ever 

Making cuts for expression

Gay Star News interviews the director of a film about a Chinese paper cut artist who uses this traditional art form to express his sexuality

Why same-sex marriage is spreading in Europe

With Britain vowing to have same-sex marriages, Italy likely to be pushed into making the leap and France also set to tie the knot under a new president, are gay marriages now unstoppable in Europe?

Sinners, Repented: Gay insults and apologies

GSN counts down the top 15 anti-LGBT insults, and the apologies that followed  

India’s most mainstream queer film fest is back in Mumbai

Gay Star News interviews Pallav Patankar, co-director of Kashish Mumbai International Film Festival

Frontrunners: The faster way to get fit

Matthew Jenkin escapes the treadmill and burns up the pavement with London gay and lesbian running group the Frontrunners during his Olympic body challenge

The truth about gay health

As a new report from Stonewall reveals shock stats around drugs, suicide and discrimination we examine how the health system is failing lesbians, gays and bisexuals

Tokyo has twice the Pride

The capital of Japan has two LGBT Pride marches this year. Gay Star News speaks to the organisers of this Sunday's Tokyo Rainbow Pride

Why a healthy mind equals a healthy body

Matthew Jenkin puts his mind at rest to get his body in gear during his Olympic body challenge

My film to support gay marriage in Britain

Mike Buonaiuto on how and why he created a short film for the pro-gay British group Coalition For Equal Marriage