Human sexuality

Arm holds up an American flag and a pride flag outside the US Supreme Court

How gay marriage won in the US


A quarter-century ago, America was far from married to the idea of same-sex marriage.

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This teen’s TikTok video takes on Malaysia’s toxic culture of misogyny

Sexual violence
A man rides a bike by a slogan pasted on a wall reading "Avoid a rape trial: Become chief of police," in Paris, Saturday, July 11, 2020.

France’s 2nd #MeToo movement reckons with incest, child rape 

A person wears colorful, pride-themed boots as they await the start of a queer liberation march for Black Lives Matter and against police brutality

A queer nature photographer on the great outdoors and hiking in 6-inch heels

Lifestyle & Belief
Gay and lesbian newlyweds kiss at a pro same-sex marriage party in Taipei.

An LGBTQ rights advocate looks back on the 2010s and ahead to a new decade

Lifestyle & Belief
A roulette wheel is spun.

The economics of risk taking in the workplace

An economist and journalist attempts to understand how risk management looks in the workplace outside the world of finance.

A neon sign saying "The Stonewall Inn" shines out a window.

Since Stonewall, LGBTQ advocates ‘don’t have to build everything from scratch’


In the 50 years since the Stonewall Riots, the LGBTQ movement has grown worldwide. The events of that night laid the foundations for activists to organize for social change.

Three women sit around a laptop with background of colorful handprints

In Kenya, LGBTQ activists mobilize in support of historic court decision to decriminalize gay sex


On Friday, May 24, Kenya’s High Court ruled to dismiss a petition to scrap sections 162 and 165 of the country’s penal code that criminalizes gay sex. But the movement to fight for LGBTQ rights continues.

A father rests on the sofa with this three sons in China.

After decades of repression, same-sex couples in China assert their place in society


Heads turn when An Hui and Ye Jianbin walk down a street in Shenzhen with their triplets, who were conceived with help from a human egg donor and a surrogate mother.

A webcomic with two panels depicts a woman telling a story.

An Indonesian defamation law landed this teacher 6 months in jail for documenting her abuser


Indonesia’s Supreme Court sentenced Baiq Nuril Makmun to 6 months in prison for documenting her abuser. But public outrage over the verdict has forced the office of the attorney general to temporarily suspend her imprisonment.