Gay Rights

Religion

Queer Clergy Tell Us What It's Like to Be Gay and a Christian Leader

"It's been difficult for many to accept that a gay person could become a high-ranking minister."
Sebastian Goddemeier
7.17.19
LGBTQ

South Korean Military’s Anti-LGBTQ Law Fosters a Culture of Abuse

Amnesty International’s new report reveals disturbing evidence of violence and bullying towards gay and trans soldiers.
Meera Navlakha
7.14.19
LGBT rights

Brazil Is Making Homophobia a Crime

The country's Supreme Court voted Thursday to make discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender unconstitutional.
Tim Marcin
5.26.19
LGBT

This European Country Is Voting to Block Gay Marriage—Probably Forever

In October, Romania will hold a referendum to change its constitution to define marriage as between a man and a woman only.
Sirin Kale
9.20.18
Not Gay As in Happy

We Found an Old Interview With Theresa May Talking About 'Promoting Homosexuality'

The UK's Prime Minister has since done a U-turn, but she felt very differently in 2001.
Michael Segalov
7.28.17
Photo

Celebrate Independence Day With Photos of Great American Protests

Not even America can keep America down.
Harry Cheadle
7.4.17
DRAG

Drag Queen-Artist Sasha Velour Is America's Next Drag Superstar

On Sunday night, the Season 9 winner of RuPaul's Drag Race celebrated by performing at Bushwick's Lot45.
Kara Weisenstein
6.27.17
Stuff

The Harvey Milk I Knew

In this excerpt from Cleve Jones's memoir, When We Rise: My Life in the Movement, the prominent gay rights activist delivers a speech that crystalizes Milk's impact.
Cleve Jones
11.30.16
News

The Challenges of Running a Queer Homeless Shelter in Jamaica

The homeless LGBTQ youth population of Jamaica have been "traumatised, re-traumatised, and traumatised ten times on top of that."
Roxy Rezvany
11.28.16
Stuff

Meet the Activists Running London's First Queer Tour of LGBT History

In a year when David Cameron's been hailed as an LGBT ally, this group are taking back ownership of queer culture's fight against conservatism.
Matt Broomfield
11.28.16
Features

Meet the 72-Year-Old Preacher Behind One of the Greatest Gay Club Anthems of All Time

Carl Bean's 1977 Motown classic "I Was Born This Way" is just as empowering today as it was 40 years ago—just ask Lady Gaga.
Michelle Lhooq
10.12.16
Stuff

We Spoke to the Man Who Really Wants a Separate Country for Gay People

Meet Viktor Zimmerman, the director of the Gay Homeland Foundation and a man with a vehement plan to establish a gay-led country.
Nick Chester
9.11.16
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