Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury, performing at Live Aid in the movie, Bohemian Rhapsody
Does it matter Bohemian Rhapsody changed when Mercury was diagnosed HIV+?

OPINION: Bohemian Rhapsody is up for five Academy Awards, but some viewers are unhappy with how it played with facts for the sake of narrative

Erik Alexander reflects on Stonewall and the growth in LGBTI rights in New Orleans
How the Stonewall revolution took a few more years to reach the South

Stonewall 50: Erik Alexander says his life as a gay father and husband in New Orleans owes much to the pioneers of decades past

Richard Hendron is a former UKIP candidate | Photo: Richard Hendron
Gay right-winger says this is why gay men are becoming more conservative

OPINION: Is the recent study that says gay men are becoming more likely to vote for right-wing parties accurate?

John Teufel on the search for love and a partner
Not everyone meets a life partner, so let’s stop pretending they do

OPINION: Finding love is not guaranteed and the sooner we stop pretending it is, the better off we’ll be, says John Teufel

What's life like when you're trying to lose 280 pounds? | Photo: Supplied
This is how these two funny gay guys lost 265 pounds between them in a year

Two guys went from almost gasping into oxygen masks after sex to feeling comfortable in their bodies

Sacha Coward has a passion for LGBTI history
Stonewall is just one, important part of our never-ending queer history

Stonewall 50: ‘Ten years ago I was really apathetic about LGBTQ+ history. In fact, I was often actively critical of anyone that was outspokenly gay and proud,’ says Sacha Coward

Jacob Edwards presents the Queer Cuture podcast, and has contributed to the latest season of the #QueerAF podcast | Photo: @ItsJacobEdwards
How dating apps actually empowered me to be my best self

OPINION: But Jacob Edwards wants you to know that asking ‘what’s in your pants?’ Is not an Ok pick up line

How do you 'PrEP' for a first date? A new short film explores what you need to think about | Photo: Prepster
Should you tell your first date you are taking PrEP?

OPINION: Prepster’s Will Nutland on how to ‘PrEP’ for a first date

Freddie Cosmo shares what the Stonewall Inn means to him | Photos: Freddie Cosmo
I’ve performed at the Stonewall Inn 100 times: here’s why it’s cooler than ever

Stonewall 50: ‘It’s a truly diverse crowd, all different walks of life’ says NYC’s Freddie Cosmo of the Inn in 2019

Are you still single? That's better than being in the wrong relationship | Photo: Pexels
7 replies for gay guys to straights who ask: ‘Why are you single?’

Tag a straight! (‘Because my last guy was too tight’ is a good one)

Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil
Why India’s Stonewall may be just around the corner

Stonewall 50: Society has not yet woken up to the recent LGBTI gains in the courts and in parliament, and stigma and discrimination continue

Female queen Lacey Lou.
Queer queens and trans women started the riot, yet the spotlight is on guys

Stonewall 50: ‘Know your queer history and the women who helped start the fight for our rights,’ says bi female queen Lacey Lou

Did Naomi Smalls usher in a new Survivor age on RuPaul's Drag Race? | Photo: Supplied/edited by Gay Star News
Will RuPaul’s Drag Race succeed or fail if it becomes another Survivor?

Will Naomi’s decision to send home Manila impact the show?

A bisexual Pride parade in 2018 - 2019 had been heralded the year of 20-bi-teen
Are you doing your bit for 20-bi-teen?

‘Let’s make 2019 – heralded as 20-bi-teen – the year we finally address the issues facing the bisexaul community,’ says Lois Shearing

a woman standing up in front of colourful wallpaper with her hands on her hips and her head cocked to the side
I’m trans, out and proud. But does that make me brave?

No one should ever have to be brave to be themselves

Jussie Smollett interrupted his performance at the 2015 BET Awards to speak out about the Supreme Court's landmark decision legalizing gay marriage.
We have to address the violence targeting LGBTI people of color

‘To confront this alarming epidemic of violence, we must explicitly name racism’s impact’

Founder of Iraq LGBTI group IraQueer, Amir Ashour.
Gay man who fled Iraq reveals all: Being LGBTI is a ‘death sentence’

Stonewall 50: Amir Ashour fled Iraq, then started the first and only LGBTI organization in Iraq

The Real Brunch podcaster Martin Joesph has made an epsiode of the #QueerAF podcast about his eating disorder | Photo: @mynamesmartin
‘Thirsty pics’ are destroying self-esteem and warping our views on dating

OPINION: Martin Joseph is over the obsession with body pictures on apps: ‘If we match, keep them to yourself.’

Matthew Hodson on HIV and AIDS activism being inspired by the Stonewall riots
We needed the fighting spirit of Stonewall when AIDS hit our communities

Stonewall 50: Matthew Hodson says we still need that fighting spirit today

Gay couple kissing
LGBTI people with cognitive disabilities on dating and stigma

A third of people with learning disabilities spend less than an hour outside of the house, due to negative public attitudes

a sticker on a man's arm that has a fist in brown and black colours that reads 'don't whitewash the rainbow'
Anger over black and brown stripes on Pride flag shows problem with racism

‘Racism and silencing that has ensued is a painfully clear example of why the stripes were included in the first place’

Trans rights activist from Singapore, June Chua (Photo: Provided)
Transgender people are agents of change

Stonewall50: Stonewall should be a celebration of people of diverse gender, people of color, of marginalized groups who rose up

William Barr at his Senate Hearing last week
The extreme worldview of Bill Barr – Trump’s choice for Attorney General

OPINION: Trump’s pick to replace Jeff Sessions as Attorney General views LGBTQ people as a threat to the moral fabric of society

Notre Dame de Paris at the London Coliseum | Photo: Notre Dame de Paris
REVIEW: Notre Dame de Paris, London Coliseum: ‘Imagine 20 Eurovision ballads’

Does a musical, sung entirely in French, work on the London stage?

Trans women in Indonesia
Trans women led Indonesia’s LGBTI movement and this is why it’s important

Stonewall 50: As New York celebrates 50 years since the Stonewall riots, Indonesia celebrates 50 years of the country’s first trans activist group

Why it might as well be me who fights for equality in my rural community

Stonewall 50: ‘Since I live somewhere so isolated, change always comes painfully slowly’

Jimmy Essex [right] and fiance Charles | Photo: Instagram/jimmy_essex
UK soap star announces engagement in Sri Lanka, where gay sex is illegal

OPINION: Jimmy Essex and outlets covering his happy news make no mention of Sri Lankan legals. That’s a problem

Luke standing in a garden while wearing a blue shirt
LGBTI celebrities, politicians and influencers play major roles in the fight for equality

Stonewall 50: Queer celebrities help normalize queerness and break down ‘structural views of homophobia’

Kurt Kelly and Stacy Lentz posing in front of the Inn.
How we carry on the legacy of the Stonewall Inn 50 years after that night

Stonewall 50: Lesbian activist and co-owner Stacy Lentz gives us an insight into the Inn’s present without forgetting its rebellious past