Gay Rights

Film

‘Oriented’ Gives Us an Intimate Look at What It’s Like to Be a Gay Palestinian in Israel

We met with director Jake Witzenfeld to talk about his new documentary that follows the struggles and victories of three young, gay Palestinian men in Tel Aviv.
Sulome Anderson
7.24.15
News

All That Is Missing from Greece's New Civil-Partnership Legislation for Same-Sex Couples

The Greek Ministry of Justice just proposed a law that would recognise same-sex civil partnerships. We spoke to Greek gay rights activists about their concerns.
Melpomeni Maragkidou
6.11.15
News

The Hangover News

This weekend, Ireland voted to legalise gay marriage, and a topLAD was found duct-taped to a lamppost in Manchester with a beer taped to his hand.
Mac Hackett
5.26.15
News

#ProudToBeIrish Trending as Polls Declare Overwhelming Yes to Marriage Equality in Ireland

Congratulations, Ireland.
David Gilmour
5.23.15
Stuff

Whipped, Drenched in Petrol and Kidnapped by His Family: The Story of Nasser El-Ahmad

Being a gay Muslim in Berlin isn't always as fun as it's cracked up to be.
Franz Lichtenegger, Nasser El-Ahmad
5.13.15
News

Greek Courts Are Using a Law From 250 AD to Annul Same-Sex Marriages

Two couples are currently planning to protest this in the European Court of Human RIghts.
Kostas Onisenko
4.29.15
Photo

Photographer Vincent Cianni Tells the Stories of Gays in the US Military

Vincent Cianni, Words: Shanna Jones
4.10.15
Travel

The Isolated Lives of North Dakota's Gay Oil Field Workers

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.
Cole Stangler, Photos by Matthew Leifheit
3.11.15
Stuff

Should LGBT Teachers Come Out to Their Pupils?

We talked to a gay and trans teacher about what it's like to be out – and not out – in the classroom.
Chris Godfrey
2.26.15
Stuff

The Gay Gene Won't Save Us

The idea of a "gay gene" may be useful in changing perceptions now, but what does it mean for LGBT rights in the long term?
Nicole Pasulka
2.2.15
Photo

Resurrecting the Gay History of the Holocaust

Pacifico Silano's "Against Nature" explores an often overlooked and frequently overlooked period of LGBT history: the persecution of gay men by the Nazis.
Emily Colucci
1.30.15
News

The Mormon Church Says It Will Support Gay Rights, on One Condition

Church leaders are willing to support LGBT rights so long as the law protects people who oppose gay marriage for religious reasons.
Allie Conti
1.29.15
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