Opinion Also

How gay was Magna Carta?

800 years old and a pre-runner to modern human rights in the UK, US and beyond. But the world of Magna Carta is not what you think, writes Kevin Childs

How young LGBTIs have started a rights revolution in India

Gay Indians are accepting who they are and demanding rights like never before

Is this a Bible for LGBTI equality?

New books by Barney Frank and Michelangelo Signorile show our past struggles and a path to future victory

‘Conversion’ therapies and their deadly outcomes

And why celibacy is not the answer either

What do you do when you’re ‘not trans enough’?

For Trans Visibility Day, Lola Phoenix questions what do you do when you identify as agender in a male/female world?

Hating straights is no way to get gay rights

Straight people posting on a gay confessions page may have been in the wrong but LGBTI reactions were heterophobic

See how 16 LGBTI inner-city youths are changing the US through true stories of love

Read our review of the eagerly awaited LGBTI documentary The Year We Thought About Love

Peter Tatchell responds to attacks after signing the ‘free speech’ letter

Tatchell was among 130 who opposed the ‘no platforming’ of feminist speakers, some of whom have offensive views on trans people. Trans activists were not happy with Tatchell for appearing to support these people

A Gay Dad’s Requiem for Leelah, the Matthew Shepard of Our Time

‘Your absence has broken our hearts. The love for you was in the world all along. It sat quiet, waiting’

A final act of respect: Please bury trans teen Leelah as herself

For too long LGBTIs have had their identities hidden and their loved ones excluded from their funerals

Global LGBTI rights: Make it about the economy

Money will win over morality

Taiwan rejects progressive trans policy

Transgender people in Taiwan still must undergo psychiatric evaluations and surgery before legally changing gender

Uganda: The worst place to be gay, not an ideal destination

LGBTI activist responds to President Yoweri Museveni’s assertion that the country is a better holiday destination than Spain

The two sides of Turkey: A country divided on LGBTIs

For many in the Middle East, Turkey is a safe haven for LGBTI people. But the gay and trans population still faces great hatred and real danger

Do you follow the 10 rules of being a good LGBTI?

Take Romas Zabarauskas’ test and see how you score

The Imitation Game: Benedict Cumberbatch deserves an Oscar

Read our review of the eagerly awaited Alan Turing biopic

‘That’s so gay’ continues to cause distress in schools

Ahead of the UK”s Anti-Bullying Week, teacher Allie George says that even kids who normally recognize homophobia can still sometimes use inappropriate language

Why trans people can finally breathe a sigh of relief in Scotland

Nathan Gale, of Scottish Transgender Alliance, explains why trans people will be free from the ‘spousal veto’

Did South Park finally get it right on trans issues?

The latest episode, ‘The Cissy’, opens up a discussion on gender identity

Shrien Dewani: Is being bisexual on trial?

Jane Fae reflects on the trial of the millionaire Shrien Dewani, accused of murdering his wife on their honeymoon

Teachers: To come out or not to come out?

Elly Barnes, CEO and Founder of the UK’s Educate & Celebrate organization, says that the decision whether the come out or not remains a pressing concern for LGBT teachers today

Library bans you from finding out about pits, perverts and Pride

Jane Fae takes on web filters, calling out the UK government for using a filtering system that does not comply with UK equality law

Joan Rivers: Queen of the Gays

Joan Rivers was a champion for women and gay rights but her comedy recognized no no-go subjects

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

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

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