Featured stories about Gay Rights (LGBT)
Stories about Gay Rights (LGBT)
5 March 2017
"According to the Cinematography Act, a film can only be banned if it compromises on national security. What security is a romantic film on a gay couple compromising?"
16 February 2017
13 February 2017
"We're 25 years old, but we are trying to stay true to our founding principles: equality, preserving human rights and dignity."
10 February 2017
29 January 2017
Same-sex relations were decriminalized in Jordan in 1951, but nearly 70 years later the country's LGBT citizens remain the targets of discrimination and mistreatment, with little protection from the law.
27 January 2017
26 January 2017
A new Russian website supposedly calculates the number of LGBT persons in cities around the country, in an effort to help people evade anti-discrimination policies by homestay networks like Airbnb.
18 January 2017
"The path surely must not have been easy but I'm sure that this path will lead you to a bright and beautiful future that you truly deserve."
7 January 2017
31 December 2016
The best of Latin American info-activism did not fit into one post, so this will be the first of two articles discussing initiatives that sparked online fire throughout the region.
29 December 2016
23 December 2016
In the era of fake news and 'information warfare', the story of Kloop.kg is one that both inspires and reassures.
17 December 2016
Masaki C. Matsumoto writes in both Japanese and English about LGBTQ+ issues in Japan. He was recently interviewed by Anime Feminist about the portrayal of LGBTQ in manga and anime.
16 November 2016
Human rights activists in Puerto Rico examine the potential consequences of conservative policies from President Donald Trump and Governor Ricardo Roselló.
27 October 2016
"Don't just pay lip service to "equal rights for the LGBT community". Words are empty! As long as same-sex marriage is not legalized, it means nothing!"
25 October 2016
Renen Raz, an Israeli anti-colonial and queer activist, died this week. He's now being remembered for his passion for social justice in Israel-Palestine.
13 October 2016
"No one cried for us. On the contrary. To many families, as it still is today, it’s a relief when they kill us or when we die."
6 October 2016
21 September 2016
As a response to discrimination on the dance floor, the Queer Tango opens spaces for diversity and exploration of the tango without gender discrimination.
9 September 2016
"He journeyed to the centre of darkness of the Mexican soul, and where the archetypes of sick and caricatural masculinity were constellated, he rolled away the stone..."