Northern Ireland

Abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Much to the chagrin of the DUP, Northern Ireland will be brought into regulatory alignment with the rest of the UK.

Abortion to be decriminalised in Northern Ireland

France

French National Assembly approves IVF for lesbians, single women

Critics have promised to fight as the controversial legislation moves to the Senate.

French National Assembly approves IVF for lesbians, single women

LGBT

Nine US Democratic presidential hopefuls to tackle LGBT issues

Rights advocates have expressed dismay at the Trump administration's record on LGBT issues.

Nine US Democratic presidential hopefuls to tackle LGBT issues

Human Rights

Tension over gay rights moves to fore in Polish election

Members of LGBT+ communities feel increasingly unsafe as Poland's political rhetoric turns ever more hostile.

Tension over gay rights moves to fore in Polish election

Mongolia

Charges in Mongolia LGBT attack hint at changing attitudes

Police bring charges against far-right group after attack on transgender sex worker investigated as a hate crime.

Charges in Mongolia LGBT attack hint at changing attitudes

AJ Impact

US Supreme Court weighs rights of LGBT employees

The court will determine whether a landmark federal anti-discrimination law applies to gay and transgender workers.

US Supreme Court weighs rights of LGBT employees

LGBT

LGBT+ communities targeted ahead of Polish election

The ruling party has made 'LGBT ideology' a key issue in its election campaign, saying it is a 'foreign influence'.

LGBT+ communities targeted ahead of Polish election

AJ Impact

Gay fathers get less paid parental leave than other couples

Study finds that on average, same-sex male couples had five fewer months of paid leave than different-sex couples.

Gay fathers get less paid parental leave than other couples

AJ Impact

A Hungarian nationalist wants to boycott Coke over pro-LGBTQ ads

The far-right Fidesz party didn't denounce the call by its member to boycott Coke. But it didn't endorse it either.

A Hungarian nationalist wants to boycott Coke over pro-LGBTQ ads

LGBT

London pride march draws thousands as homophobic hate crimes rise

Activists say widening acceptance of LGBT people stands in sharp contrast to rise in hate crimes against the community.

London pride march draws thousands as homophobic hate crimes rise

LGBT

The LGBTQ artists using music as resistance in Latin America

Over the last decade, several openly queer musicians have emerged in Latin America. They use their music to combat hate.

The LGBTQ artists using music as resistance in Latin America

AJ Impact

The economic impact of same-sex marriage

Three countries legalised same-sex marriage in 2019, some citing its economic benefits.

The economic impact of same-sex marriage

Online

Does YouTube support hate speech?

LGBTQ vloggers believe the company doesn't do enough to prevent harassment on the platform.

Does YouTube support hate speech?

AJ IMPACT

US Supreme Court sends gay wedding cake case back to lower court

Action orders Oregon judges to reexamine dispute between lesbian couple and bakery owners who refused to make their cake

US Supreme Court sends gay wedding cake case back to lower court

LGBT

Trump wins court victory in quest for transgender military ban

Trump administration handed small court victory in its effort to ban transgender people from serving in the US military.

Trump wins court victory in quest for transgender military ban