Gay Rights


LGBTQ+ Asylum Seekers Are Being Forced into Homelessness

Almost 2,000 people seek asylum in the UK each year after being persecuted for their sexual orientation. Meanwhile, the Home Office's rate of refusing their claims is increasing.


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."


The Alabama Mayor Who Suggested Killing LGBTQ People Has Offered to Resign

Nationwide backlash against Carbon Hill Mayor Mark Chambers has forced the mayor to reconsider his initial decision to remain in his position.


Growing Up Gay in Poland Made Me an Activist

When 20-year-old Sebatian Słowiński found fascist propaganda being distributed around his university, he decided to take a stand and educate his fellow students.


The LGBTQ Soldiers of Ukraine

Anton Shebetko's project aims to show just how much gay soldiers have sacrificed for their country.


Watch Jim Jefferies Finally Shut Up Jordan Peterson

Meanwhile, when not getting schooled by a comedian, the free speech crusader launched a defamation lawsuit against Wilfrid Laurier University and three of its employees.


John Oliver Made Pence's Kids' Book Gay and It's Now Outselling the Original

Pence's rabbit, Marlon Bundo, falls in love with a boy bunny in the 'Last Week Tonight' version, which is now at the top of Amazon's bestseller list.


Roma LGBT People Talk About the Challenges of Facing Double Discrimination

"If your family isn't open to it, of course you have to hide who you are."


We Found an Old Student Paper Interview with Theresa May Discussing Her Views On 'Promoting Homosexuality'

The Prime Minister has since done a U-turn, but she felt very differently in 2001.


Celebrate the Fourth of July with Photos of the Protests That Made America

Not even America can keep America down.


Will Having a Lesbian PM Change Anything for Serbia's LGBTQ Community?

Serbian lesbians on whether they think Ana Brnabić's nomination will make the deeply conservative country more tolerant towards women and gay people.


Why It Took So Long for Labour to Address Gay Rights

Blair's New Labour eventually set the wheels in motion, but it took them so long to do so that Cameron was eventually able to claim credit for same-sex marriage.