The rainbow flag, a symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, flies over the British Government Cabinet Offices building, in central London, Friday, March 28, 2014.

More transgender people are hiding their identity at work in the UK. Why?


A recent survey by a UK recruitment company indicates that over two-thirds of transgender people nationwide continue to conceal their identity at work, and the numbers are increasing. 

Sarah McBride, then a candidate for Delaware state senate, speaks during an event that announced her endorsement by the Human Rights Campaign in Wilmington, Delaware, Aug. 25, 2019.

LGBTQ candidates won US elections in droves this week. Their momentum crosses borders.

A demonstrator holds a sign as people gather outside the European Union institutions to rally in solidarity with Poland's LGBT community, in Brussels, Aug. 19, 2020.

Polish activists fight against anti-LGBT movement

A person in a hoodie turned away from the camera speaks on a cell phone

LGBTQ helplines see surge as queer communities face lockdown in hostile homes

Marchers stand behind a large white banner as they move through a street

A year after an LGBTQ activist’s murder in Greece, his memory lives on in ‘our politics and our action,’ protesters say

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.

Santiago Abascal, leader of far-right party VOX in Spain

Far-right Vox challenges Spain’s acceptance of LGBTQ rights


The nationalist, anti-immigration Vox won about 10 percent of the votes in a national election last month to become the first far-right party with a significant number of lawmakers since the death of dictator Francisco Franco in 1975.

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.

tennis court royal box

Are trans athletes ‘cheating’? Tennis legend Navratilova’s controversial comments provoke debate.

Women & Gender

There’s a debate going on among athletes sparked by the controversial comments of tennis legend Martina Navratilova. She says it’s cheating when transgender women compete in women’s sports.

A white woman with medium length light brown hair holds a banner while in a protest march.

A US transgender activist is stuck in Sweden. The UN wants to investigate.

The UN has been able to investigate human rights complaints within the US, but the Trump administration has rejected international oversight.