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.

Thai police officers stand among demonstrators during a protest demanding the resignation of Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha, in Bangkok, Thailand, July 25, 2020.

Thailand set to legalize LGBTQ unions, a rare step in Asia

A transgender woman is shown with long black hair and a glittery top.

An annual pageant is the one night a year trans women in Turkey can celebrate

tennis court royal box

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

Women & Gender
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.

Daniela Vega as Marina

The fantastic woman who plays ‘A Fantastic Woman’

Arts, Culture & Media

In the face of bigotry, Chilean actress Daniela Vega looks toward a more hopeful future.

“The Robots of Dawn,” by Isaac Asimov

The sci-fi sex scene that changed my life

Before he was old enough to fully understand he was transgender, Evan Urquhart found Isaac Asimov’s “The Robots of Dawn.”

A man wearing a leather coat stands in a public square.

‘For people like you, there is no law’


A bill could allow transgender people to change their sex on their identification, but Guatemala remains a dangerous country for those who identify as trans.

Bruno, 44, is an LGBT rights activist in San Jose, Costa Rica. Here, he sits in his childhood home.

An activist, an election and LGBTQ rights in Costa Rica


When an anti-LGBTQ candidate won the first round of presidential elections in Costa Rica, Vincenzo Bruno took to Facebook to denounce him.