Kyran Lee pleaded guilty to sexual assault after his girlfriend reported him to the police. This is one of several “gender fraud” cases in the UK that raise fundamental questions about identity and sexual consent.
Andi was a dancer from an Indonesian village who believed his gift came from the spirit of a princess living inside him — then a national panic over homosexuality turned his world upside down. J. Lester Feder reports from Central Java province.
LGBT activists in Mexico thought they’d won the fight for marriage equality — until a new conservative alliance brought thousands into the streets.
It went up in March, and is still there.
President Enrique Peña Nieto wants to legalize same-sex marriage across Mexico, prompting thousands to take to the streets in opposition on Saturday.
The gay empire strikes back.
The decision to move forward a ban on apps and websites with LGBT content comes amid a backlash against the LGBT community in Indonesia.
The Communications Ministry will convene a meeting this week to consider demands that gay apps be blocked following allegations they were used for selling sex with minors.
Marriage equality has spread through many Mexico states with little controversy, but conservatives are taking to the streets now that the president has joined the cause.
“Our country has legalized fornication, male rape, and homosexual acts. We’ve allowed our constitution to become too liberal — is that what we want?”
“We believe — strongly — that there is a global Tea Party Movement. We were the first group to get in and start reporting on things like UKIP and Front National and other center-right [parties],” Steve Bannon said in 2014.
The country is the first former British colony in the Caribbean to strike down its colonial-era sodomy law, and the move could boost LGBT rights throughout the region.
There’s a global push to remove “gender identity disorder” from the list of mental illnesses. But many transgender people in Japan aren’t on board with the idea. J. Lester Feder reports from Osaka.
“The minister threatened to mobilize a mob and a large police group to beat up anyone who shows up for pride tomorrow.”
Several of Uganda’s leading LGBT activists were detained during the raid.
The “transgender community is one of the most marginalized communities in the country because they do not fit into the general categories of gender of ‘male’ or ‘female,’” declares a statement accompanying the legislation.
We surveyed LGBT Americans, in partnership with the polling firm Ipsos, in a first-of-its-kind poll on guns, Islam, and immigration in the aftermath of Orlando.
It originated in English on a fake news website.
The person appointed to this new role will be responsible for monitoring “violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.”
The pope appeared to defend a liberal cardinal who caused a stir with remarks earlier this year suggesting same-sex relationships have “worth.”