This is what it is like to grow up gay in Nigeria

Ethan Regal, a gay man living in Nigeria, writes about his experiences growing up and living in one of the worst places in the world to be gay

Johann Hari: why gay people can see through the lies of the ‘War on Drugs’

The truth about drugs, addiction and decriminalization will surprise you, writes Hari

Selma is making a new generation of LGBTI activists stand up

Generations and races come together to share the lessons of the civil rights film

Elly Barnes of Educate and Celebrate.
Integration not segregation: How all schools can be LGBT-friendly

It was announced last week that England’s first ‘gay school’, aimed primarily at LGBT pupils, is due to be launched in Manchester. Elly Barnes, CEO and Founder of Educate & Celebrate, explains why she would instead prefer to see all schools adopt LGBT-friendly practices

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

Why the story of Jesus’ birth has a particular message for LGBTIs

‘Being queer makes me no less black or Christian’

Taiwan parliament debates gay marriage for the first time

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

The straight housewife getting in the face of anti-gay Christians

She used to be a homophobe. Now she’s a hero

Is someone really stealing Christmas?

If so, it’s never been who you think

Taiwan rejects progressive trans policy

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

Why it is not a sin to be gay

Nigerian pastor explains why Jesus loves gays but African Christians do not

A gay Ugandan on the dreaded ‘gift’ promised to LGBTIs this Christmas

Edwin Sesange, gay rights activist, is pleading with the world to help send messages of hope to persecuted LGBTIs

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

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

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Who I remember on Transgender Day of Remembrance

Lola Olson, non-binary activist, shares who they will be thinking of when they look into the candleflame

Trans activist responds to ’11 insanely hot men you will not believe are trans’

My children and I were involved in a discussion on Tuesday evening. My son was…

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

Read what this pastor says to Christians who spread gay hate to children

What happened after Pastor John Pavlovitz told the world what he promised to do if his kids were gay

‘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’

Church leader blames Ebola on gay people

Edwin Sesange, Uganda gay rights activist, refutes claims the disease outbreak has anything to do with homosexuality

Did South Park finally get it right on trans issues?

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

Is being Black-ish also being homophobic-ish?

Reflecting on ABC’s latest comedy show, Rev. Irene Monroe thinks there’s a fine line to tread between reflecting reality and causing offence…