The martyrs of 3 June 1886: The day anti-gay hate came to Uganda

The martyrs were burned to death by King Mwanga for refusing his homosexual advances and for failing to renounce Christianity

How good do LGBT Brits have it really?

Peter Purton, LGBT policy officer for the Trade Union Congress, looks at the evolution and current state of homophobia in schools, work and sport

Britain’s Got Talent group talk bringing their gay act to TV screens

La Voix and the London Gay Big Band talk about their journey on Britain’s Got Talent, from their first audition to the performance they are preparing for tonight

Fox News analyst blaming Isla Vista killings on gays was not just insulting but dangerous

Robi Ludwig claimed unresolved sexuality was behind Elliot Rodger’s rampage even though this is not supported by the evidence

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

14 thoughts on Eurovision from London drag star Dusty ‘O’

Celebrating Eurovision 2014, London drag queen Miss Dusty ‘O’ shares her thoughts on the international singing competition 

The anti-gay Christian who wants to be King of America

Darrell Trigg believes God wants him to rule the US, and to drive LGBTI Americans back underground

The rise and rise of the anti-gay religious right

The religious right is on the move against LGBTI people and not just in Russia and Uganda but everywhere from Georgia to the UK, warns Garry Otton

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?’

Bisexual women: Stop thinking of us as greedy whores

Charlotte Dingle, the editor-­in­-chief of new bi women’s website Biscuit, talks about the stigma surrounding bisexuality

Jesus had a sex life: Gay and straight

African American lesbian Rev Irene Monroe debates Jesus’ sexuality after the discovery of an ancient papyrus referring to his wife

The teen kicked out his home, jailed and tortured for being gay

Hakim was betrayed to the police by his uncle, tortured and forced onto the streets where a journalist put him on a ‘most wanted’ list of gays

As America cleans up its anti-gay language, what words should we use?

Words like ‘homo’ and ‘maricones’ are now frowned on but even ‘gay’ and ‘homophobia’ have been debated by some

Is Africa on the road to a gay genocide?

As Rwanda reflects on 20 years since the death of a million of its citizens, a tide of anti-LGBTI hate is engulfing Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, DRC, South Africa and beyond

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

Muslims and gays must unite to beat the haters

Muslim group TELL MAMA got backlash when it made gay rights champion Peter Tatchell a patron – here its boss explains why he made that decision

Trans demands give UK a simple roadmap for change

Trans organizations in Britain have released a Trans Manifesto today – with three demands to give politicians a simple way forward

Putting the sexual into transsexual

Transgender beauty expert Drew-Ashlyn Cunningham argues a subtle approach is a better way to get attention

Why Fred Phelps drove millions away from gay hate

By the most epic fail in anti-gay history, the hate pastor not only failed to win people over but made the homophobes’ cause untenable

How web filters are ‘protecting’ you from harmless gay content

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation discuss the dangers when companies like O2 to AOL block LGBTI information and services online, and what you can do to help

LGBTI Uganda fights back on anti-gay law

With the world still reeling from the new draconian Anti-Homosexuality Act, the legal battle to scrap it has already started

The rising star shaking up country music with her gay kiss song

A song encouraging you to kiss girls or boys is changing country music and promoting a message of individuality and acceptance to its hesitant fans

If we shut gay saunas, the crackdown on sex won’t end there

Would shutting down gay saunas be the start of a slippery slope which could lead to re-criminalization of consensual sex and self-loathing among LGBTI people?

What do gays in their 20s really think of the LGBTI world?

A new film will take a snapshot of the gay world through the eyes of 20-somethings in the hope of changing hearts and minds

James Wharton responds to backlash over closing gay saunas

James Wharton’s demand gay saunas should be shut down sparked a social media storm today but he says his main argument – public health – has been overlooked

Sochi might be over, but the Olympics must stop failing trans athletes

LGTBI activist Sarah Gibson explains why the International Olympic Committee must reconsider its views on transgender and intersex athletes

A gay dad takes on the Frozen-hating Mormon granny

Rob Watson’s kids already understand the message behind Frozen but one woman, old enough to know better, doesn’t get it

A new take on Palestine and Israel

The Palestinian and Israeli problem as highlighted by a new dragged-up theater show

How the west’s attempts to stop the anti-gay bill could hurt Ugandan LGBTIs

The US, UK and other western countries need to be careful their efforts to tackle homophobia in Uganda don’t do more harm than good