More than one in five LGBT people verbally or physically attacked due to their sexual orientation or gender identity in last 12 months, figures show. The number of attacks on lesbian, gay and bisexual people in the UK has soared by nearly 80 per cent in
The number of LGBT+ venues in London has fallen by 58% from 125 to 53 since 2006. Council planners have been urged to help save LGBT+ venues by the London mayor’s night tsar. Amy Lamé used an event at City Hall for Planning Out, an
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Anti-equality activists have submitted 8,500 signatures in an attempt to qualify for a ballot measure in Anchorage, Alaska, aimed at gutting protections for transgender residents and visitors in the city’s non-discrimination ordinance. The city clerk must verify that at least 5,753 signatures are from registered Anchorage
Your beloved asked. And you said “yes.” That’s all it took: so simple, yet so momentous and now you’re getting married. That’s nothing new these days; LGBT couples have weddings all the time, so how do you make yours special? With the new book “Equally
Another documented gender based hate crime against a lesbian woman who lives openly gay, marks a rise in the number of attacks against homosexuals in Liberia. In this new case, the woman, who has asked not be named, was allegedly attacked because her neighbors are
When I started dating a woman for the first time after years of happily dating men, I had a go-to joke ready for when I was called upon to explain my sexual orientation to the confused: “I’m half gay. Only on my mom’s side of
On June 5, Brigham Young University-Idaho adjunct professor Ruthie Robertson typed up an 854-word post on her private Facebook page. “In honor of LGBT Pride Month, I thought I would reveal some things in the name of authenticity,” the 22-year-old professor of political science began.
Transgender athlete and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner is seriously considering running for a seat in the Californian senate. Jenner has once again confirmed that she is considering a political career after she suggested that she was “looking into” becoming a politician in order to
Whipping Girl author Julia Serano takes down the fallacies one by one. I was recently interviewed by the New York Times about my work and writings as a trans feminist. From pre-interview conversations we shared, I knew that my interviewer planned to ask me about
Today’s Spain is a world leader when it comes to recognition of sexual diversity, a remarkable turnaround since the country emerged from the repressive Franco dictatorship in the mid-1970s and began to embrace democracy and individual liberties.