In speeches written for our Queeroes Awards dinner, historian Hugh Ryan revisits some of the most crucial moments of our community's history.
This story is part of “Still Fighting”, a series exploring the past 50 years of LGBTQ2 activism in Canada.
Kenya’s LGBTQ community is in mourning after one of its most acclaimed sons, influential and award-winning author Binyavanga Wainaina, died at the age of 48.
In the North young gay people still come into their LGBT identities mostly on their own. Even in 2019. If their secret is exposed too soon – and Lyra's was – the penalty is isolation, a sort of social solitary confinement, teenage Purdah.
In 2014, aged 24, McKee wrote to her teenage self about being gay, her future in journalism, and being happy
Switchboard, the LGBT helpline, took its first call from a tiny office in the basement of a bookshop in King's Cross on 4 March 1974.
Moves by Spain to finally exhume the remains of former dictator Francisco Franco have spurred growing demands for compensation by LGBT+ victims of oppression and torture under his 36-year regime.
When we think of Queer people and the Holocaust… It’s hard to think of anything but victimization.
Five per cent of UK adults do not believe the Holocaust took place and one in 12 believes its scale has been exaggerated, a survey has found.
“There was no solidarity for the homosexual prisoners; they belonged to the lowest caste.” —Pierre Seel, a gay survivor from a Nazi concentration camp
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement marking 40 years since the assassinations of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk
For Shepard’s family and friends, it serves as a celebration of his life that wasn’t possible at the tumultuous time of his 1998 murder, when anti-gay protesters screamed at funeral-goers.