A lot of people are saying this year’s midterm election is the most crucial of our lifetime. It may well be, given the need to elect officials who will fight Donald Trump’s loathsome agenda. But another midterm election, 40 years ago, was one of the most crucial as well, at […]

By Sarah McBride Today, HRC announced it is significantly expanding its work dedicated to justice for the transgender community. The organization will advance new initiatives that address the urgent needs of the transgender community, with specific attention to community members deeply impacted by racism, sexism and transphobia. This major effort […]

Trucks with huge banners have made their way through the streets of Shanghai and Nanjing, with more protests to follow. ‘Clinic’ offering therapy to ‘turn straight people gay’ also opens in Shenzhen Phoebe Zhang   On a hazy day this week, a convoy of three white trucks is making its […]

Workshops, talks and advice on LGBT issues are on offer during five-day return journey from Shenzhen to Da Nang. With more than 1,000 gay Chinese and their families on board the ship, it’s also a place for some to come out Phoebe Zhang On the deck of a cruise ship […]

By Christopher F. Schuetze and Christine Hauser BERLIN — A gay Afghan 18-year-old who was seeking asylum in Austria because he feared persecution in his country had his application denied because the authorities said he did not act like a stereotypical gay man, citing his walk, behavior and clothing, according to a Vienna-based […]

A new inclusive sex education textbook has received mixed opinions in China. The book, which is published by Beijing Normal University and is reportedly being used in at least 13 schools in the capital city, teaches children about intercourse, homosexuality, sexual abuse and gender equality. On one page of the book, […]

Heterosexuals With Personal Contact Have More Positive Feelings toward Lesbians and Gay Men   Research by a UC Davis social psychologist indicates that lesbians and gay men who come out of the closet to their heterosexual friends and family members help to create more positive attitudes toward homosexuality. “Heterosexuals with […]

Family acceptance is important to self-esteem, a sense of security and our overall health, but real freedom comes when we hold our own power of self-acceptance By Ramon Johnson Gay Life Expert A study commissioned by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) and the National Center for Transgender Equality […]

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