Opinion Politics

The US Supreme Court: Ruled for same-sex marriage.
Why the Supreme Court’s marriage ruling will help end anti-gay laws abroad

The role of the state is defined. A new sacrament has been written

The American Embassy in London.
Why won’t the UK fly the rainbow flag for Pride?

The US are doing it in London, so why not the UK government?

Governments should issue travel warnings to countries where being LGBTI is illegal

Roberto Solone Boccardi says nations that recognize LGBTI rights have to change their policies about safety abroad – and fast

No, you shouldn’t let UKIP anywhere near Pride

Thomas Vonier: Allowing the UK Independence Party to take part makes a mockery of an important day

This is why UKIP should be allowed to march at Pride in London

UK Independence Party has been criticized for anti-LGBTI views

The 10 things David Cameron should do if he’s serious about global LGBTI rights

Jonathan Cooper of Human Dignity Trust: The Conservatives promised to deliver if they won the UK election. Here’s how they can

Liz Kendall: We have a duty to push LGBTI equality worldwide

British Labour leadership hopeful Liz Kendall MP writes that she will take the LGBTI message global as she welcomes Irish same-sex marriage

UKIP wants to allow Christian B&Bs to turn away gay couples? They should start with this first

Is this about antique morality or thinly disguised hatred of LGBTI people? Jane Fae asks the big question to Britain’s far-right party

Are all gay men secretly Tory like Ivan Massow says?

London mayor hopeful claims gay men are ‘obliged to stand on the left and throw rocks at the right’

Taiwan parliament debates gay marriage for the first time

Governing party vehemently opposes marriage equality and controls both the presidency and the legislature

How ‘rainbow factors’ are influencing Taiwan local elections

Politicians realize today’s voters take seriously how gay-friendly they are

Gay people are being blamed for HIV in Africa

Edwin Sesange, Uganda gay rights activist, reveals how gay people with HIV are treated in Africa

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 Euroskeptics are endangering LGBTI rights in Europe and beyond

The Euro elections have seen anti-EU and far-right parties triumph across Europe – so what does that mean for gay, bi, trans and intersex people?

LGBTI racial divides could have derailed marriage in my state

Irene Monroe looks back to a proud 10 year anniversary in Massachusetts and the quarrel which could have meant same-sex marriage didn’t happen

Malaysian gay activist to Obama: LGBTs are not political pawns

‘Obama wants to appear to his own people, and to the rest of the world, as the leader of the free world. It is easy for him to perform USA’s moral leadership globally by supporting rights issues elsewhere. But why should Obama have the moral imperative to support local rights issues elsewhere?’

The battle over Bristol’s ‘anti-gay’ Lord Mayor choice

Bristol Pride has started a petition to block the English city’s choice of Lord Mayor after he made remarks understood to be anti-gay

Uganda has twisted science to justify gay hate

Ugandan scientists have issued a report about the origins of homosexuality to justify President Yoweri Museveni in signing new anti-gay laws