Paddy powers on despite trans advert shutdown

We take a closer look at the Paddy Power ‘trans-stallion-dog’ ad which has left broadcasters, regulators and the firm red-faced

The life of a lesbian in Hong Kong

We interview the author of Come and Go, a novel about the lesbian scene in Hong Kong

Fourth Bangalore Queer Film Festival opens this weekend

Trans super heroes, experimental Arab short films, photography and performances in India's third city

Jesse Archer Down Under

Actor and writer, Jesse Archer, talks to Gay Star News about his brand new films, projects and life in Australia

Hans Klok: Magician who went poof for Cher

Out and proud Dutch illusionist Hans Klok chats about his London debut, the magic of the internet and why being a gay performer in the US is career kryptonite

Sexual repression and release in Qatar

How a population imbalance makes Qataris turn to gay sex for release, despite the state’s denial and persecution

Whitney Houston, the rumors and the talent

The rumors about her sexuality and why they should be treated with suspicion and respect

Meet the gay workplace leaders

We interview the ‘power gays’ shaping global firms from the inside to make them better employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff

From Diyarbakir with love: Kurdish, gay and proud

As Zenne Dancer tells the story of a Kurdish ‘honour’ killing, we speak to Hebûn, the LGBT group in Diyarbakir

First film about queer women in Indonesia premieres at Berlin Film Festival

Children of Srikandi, made by an all female cast and crew, tells the stories of eight queer women in Indonesia

Amaechi: End ‘bigoted’ leadership in sport

John Amaechi gears up for a Student Pride debate with questions from Gay Star News

My life as a gay man under Gaddafi

First of a two-part interview with Libyan LGBT activist Khaleed about his life before and after the revolution in Libya

Meet the HomoLAB podcast team

GSN is partnering up with three supercool DJs to bring you the HomoLAB gay news and culture podcast each week

‘How many communities are we?’

Gay Star News interviews Adam Lowe, CEO of Melbourne’s Midsumma celebration of queer culture

Macaroon master or disaster? It’s a tough call

The way to a man's heart is through his stomach, so take a class at London's L'atelier des Chefs this Valentine's and learn how to make gay super food, macaroons

We can work it out

How the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index decides which are the best employers for lesbian, gay and bisexual staff in Britain

Why I fled Jamaica but hope to return

Award-winning Jamaican gay activist Maurice Tomlinson on the death threats that forced him into exile and the state of LGBTI rights on the island

I can’t eat shoots so I’ll leave

Acclaimed gay photographer Stuart Sandford explains why he’s hanging up his camera for good

An insiders’ guide to intersex

Phoebe Hart's very personal story is on Australian TV on Sunday, she tells Gay Star News her story

Peter Tatchell at 60: The next 30 years

In the last part of our three-interview series on Peter Tatchell, we ask him about the future of LGBT activism around the world

Following the footsteps of Robert Burns

We introduce you to three of our favourite contemporary LGBT Scottish poets

Peter Tatchell at 60: The personal cost

In the second part of our interview with gay activist Peter Tatchell we look at the personal cost of his campaigning work and what keeps him going

Peter Tatchell highlights: the first 60 years

The start of a three-part interview with gay activist Peter Tatchell, who is 60 tomorrow; including the moment he tried to arrest President Mugabe

Gay movie opening minds as well as eyes in Vietnam?

Lost In Paradise hopes to end homophobia in conservative Vietnam. But is gay equality any closer?

New age or new fears for gay Egypt?

As Egypt’s parliament sits for the first time, we examine the future of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights

12 ways to change your life in 2012

We asked Britain's leading personal and business coach for her top tips to help you reach your goals this year

My secret Olympics dance audition

The GSN contributor who was shocked to be invited to audition as a dancer for the London Olympic opening ceremony