Netflix India’s ‘Cobalt Blue’ Shows Queer Love—in Primary Colors
The recent LGBTQ film tries to give life to the complications of queer desire. It falters.
The Real Reason the Russian Orthodox Church’s Leader Supports Putin’s War
Homophobia is at the heart of Patriarch Kirill’s endorsement.
What the Taliban Mean for Queer Afghans
In the absence of Western support, their lives are in danger as they struggle to flee.
What Biden Can Learn From Hillary Clinton’s Landmark LGBT Speech
When tackling big, global problems, expect pushback—but keep going.
Fighting ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Paved the Way for Gay Rights
A new book chronicles the arduous struggle for LGBTQ equality in the U.S. military.
Jennifer Klein on the U.S.’s ‘First Ever’ National Gender Strategy
“We want it to be aspirational,” said co-chair of U.S. President Joe Biden’s policy council.
Ghana Doubles Down on Homophobic Laws
A country long regarded as a beacon of democracy in Africa is poised to pass draconian legislation criminalizing the country’s LGBT community.
The Geopolitical Fault Line Behind the Attack on Tbilisi Pride
LGBT rights are at the center of the struggle over Georgia’s Western leanings.
How World War II Code-Breakers Created the Modern Digital World
In “Geniuses at War,” David A. Price convincingly recounts a heroic and tragic tale.
Gay Reparations Are Past Due
The United States lags behind many other countries in making up for its abusive past. Here’s why—and how to fix it.
The Missing Realism of Biden’s Pro-LGBTQ Foreign Policy
The new administration has committed to far-reaching human rights goals that could easily backfire.
U.S. Leaders Forgot the Lessons of the AIDS Crisis by Not Doing the Reading
Literature’s power to illuminate otherness makes it critical to leadership.
Singing for Inclusivity in Turkey
Yeliz Guzel’s pride choir brought LGBTQ Turks together—but left her ostracized.
For LGBTQ+ People Around the World, Here’s What Biden Can Do to Build Back Better
Divided government or not, the incoming administration has several options for fixing the United States’ human rights record.
A High Court Decision in Britain Puts Trans People Everywhere at Risk
The so-called gender critical movement is illogical, anti-feminist, and cruel.
Can Biden Make the Military Safe for Those Who Serve?
Female and LGBTQ soldiers may face more danger from their colleagues than their enemies. Here’s what the president-elect can do.
Poland’s Culture Wars
Central Europe’s battles over rights are dangerous, and Europe can’t risk handing Russia a victory.
Trump Officials Seek to Push Social Conservative Values in International Agreements
The U.S. administration exports anti-abortion policies abroad and strips international agreements of references to “sexual orientation” and “gender identities.”