It is certainly not the case that every family in Iran disowns or abuses their gay, lesbian or transgender loved ones. I am also aware of stories of love and acceptance, but these are rather uncommon. We are trying to encourage wider acceptance and greater openness to discussion about sexual orientation and gender identity as part of basic human rights. This is why we worked together with the writer Amir Soltani and the political cartoonist Khalil Bendib to create the graphic novel "Yousef and Farhad," about two men struggling for acceptance in Iran
"I vote Republican because of economic issues but consider myself socially liberal." "I am a Republican, but I support you and your family completely...
I am sick and tired of having my sexuality used as a political tool to further the careers of politicians who don't really give a rat's ass about me or my issues in the first place. They are simply using our rights to gain public attention and leverage votes.
Randy Berry, the United States Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) Persons meets with the I...
We were shocked that in India, the very people who are supposed to protect you are instead the ones you have to bribe to leave you alone.
Family Day battle is senseless, empty and void of culture. Perhaps they will never change their minds but in front of these words we should all swallow a sugar-coated sedative and try to speak and reason with them.
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249 years ago during a bitterly cold January and February, they were on two ships...Samuel Laird, 41, his wife, Margaret Gibson, 36, and their three s...
The truth is Bernie has a good record on gay rights, but much like Clinton, and every other politician when it comes to gay equality, none of them are pure and at one time or another they all played politics with the equality of LGBT Americans.
While we see visionary and consecrated people serving well through the inherited forms, we can also see their limits.
I grew up near Boston, so I root for the New England Patriots. I can tell you all about the Ideal Gas Law because I pretty much have a PhD in Deflategate, but I can't tell you when the NFL will welcome more gay players, including its first gay superstar. Hopefully soon.
On January 14, 2016, the Anglican Communion suspended its American branch, the Episcopal Church, from voting and decision making in the global Angli...
Imagine finding the love of your life, the person who makes you smile more than you thought humanly possible, and then imagine being scared about the simple act of holding their hand in public.
This sort of inaction by lawmakers makes it increasingly unsafe and difficult for our transgender denizens.
This just doesn't make any sense. Why endorse Hillary now? And why do it in such a one-sided fashion?
As the leaders of the global Anglican Communion converge in Canterbury this week for a week-long meeting, the number one concern for 80 million Anglicans worldwide is whether the church will have a major schism over same-sex unions.