Despite Putin's anti-gay propaganda law still going strong, Moscow's LGBT club scene thrives in the shadows. We hit up a couple of gay bars and found that there's hope for gay Russians yet.
We talked with members of the trans community in the UK about the pressure of hiding the fact that they're transgender in order to protect their own safety, while also acknowledging the need for greater trans visibility.
Global warming denial, homophobic literature, and leaflets claiming that foreign aid is actually spent on "giving dance lessons to Africans" were just the tip of the iceberg.
The rapper's homophobic Twitter rant about me revealed how little she knows about gender and sexuality in 21st century America.
Maybe the Dublin school should have invited some gay-bashers to balance things out.
Though attitudes are slowly shifting in the conservative state, gay men who come for lucrative work in the booming Bakken shale formation often feel pressured to keep their identities hidden.
Gay people, Muslims, unaccompanied children, and Mitt Romney all make this week's list.
A British host's social experiment may have opened a dialogue about homophobia, but he's not going to internalize the hatred, and that's a sticking point for myself and other gay people.
More draconian restrictions have been placed on LGBT individuals in a country that has all but criminalized being gay.
By becoming the face of homophobia, the WBC inadvertently helped make being anti-gay look terrible. Now that they are protesting pro-pot legislation, could they hurt the anti-marijuana cause?
AllOut have created an e-petition against the way any whiff of gayness is being removed from the sleeve of the 'Pride' DVD. But, as its director argues, if it makes more wary people watch it, isn't that a good thing?
Who was the whiniest whiner of the year? The mom who called the cops because her kid was watching porn? The pastor who refused to bury a gay man? The cops who arrested a 90-year-old for feeding the homeless? Vote here!
I Am Santa Claus is heartwarming documentary that features a gay mall Santa Claus. Some Santas are pretty pissed off about it.
Under the dictatorship of Nicolae Ceaușescu, homosexuality was outlawed and never discussed—having the wrong kind of intercourse could lead to interrogations and prison time.
Naturally, this led to outrage, and a protest in the offending store. Despite the rain, around 1,000 showed up to kiss each other and show that homophobia wasn't welcome in Brighton.
Last year, I wrote an article about how Universal Studios Hollywood's annual Halloween-themed show was homophobic and terrible, leading to the show's cancellation. This year, Knott's Berry Farm put on a show making fun of that whole mess.
The Nairobi-based arts collective the Nest created an anthology of short films that was recently shown at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Greek photographer Leonidas Toubanos grew up in Athens and lives in Scotland, but recently he's been spending time in Russia photographing the country's LGBT community.
We went to the 19th annual FordFest, a backyard BBQ started by Rob Ford's late father. The event featured free food, a bouncy castle, and ended with the assault of LGBTQ activists.
On February 24, the Ugandan government finally succeeded in ushering the long-debated Anti-Homosexuality Act into law. It ups the penalties for being gay, including life imprisonment for "aggravated homosexuality"—and up to five to seven years for advocat…
This week: A woman called the police because there weren't enough sprinkles on her ice cream.
Lewdness in the US military is nothing new, but according to a recent internal report, the Blue Angels, the Navy's iconic flying acrobats, have devolved into a cesspool of degradation, dick pics, and sexual harassment.
Everything about Michael Lucas oozes wealth and power, but over the past several years, he has also become notorious for using his fortune and name to promote his pet political causes.
Adir Jan Tekîn is not your typical musician in Berlin. While Turkey has queer performers, including trans diva Bülent Ersoy, a lot of the performers remain closeted. Not him.