Continuing to stand proudly on the side of bigotry, on Wednesday the Trump administration’s Justice Department broke from established interpretations of federal civil rights law to argue that employees are not protected against job discrimination on basis of sexual orientation. The DOJ submitted the opinion in an…
On Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry issued a formal apology on the behalf of the State Department for its long history of discrimination against the queer community.
Last year it was discovered that bisexual women were more likely to have depression or anxiety than straight women—the head researcher said this was likely due to dealing with the stigma against bisexuals. Now, the first national study that examines abuse rates by womens' self-identified sexual orientation has…
A dating site claims a significant portion of its straight users are actually messaging people of the same sex. That's more evidence that the way people identify themselves online doesn't necessarily describe what they do.
New analysis was presented yesterday by the National Longitudinal Lesbian Family Study regarding same-sex sexual activity amongst 17-year-olds. The NLLFS was comparing their numbers to numbers obtained from The U.S. National Survey of Family Growth to figure out if lesbian parents inspire their children to engage in…
Christian groups advocating so-called reparative therapy used to claim all gay people could be "cured." But with the release of new research, one such group has been forced to admit that that's not always the case.
A library in Islington, north London is asking would-be patrons a series of totally normal questions that every library asks when you go to apply for a card.
For queer students considering college acceptance letters, figuring out which campus and community will be most accepting of their sexual orientation, gender expression, or trans status can be a major and sometimes the most major factor in making their decision. Many a transfer application has been made when a student…
Good news, bisexual men: Scientists have decided that you exist! You may now stop fighting your attraction to both women and men, because some dude in a lab coat says you're allowed to want whoever you want.
Welcome to the first edition of Guysourcing, where a panel of helpful gentlemen answer and your questions. This week, we're starting with sexuality — specifically, if a dude identifies with a specific orientation, when and how did that come about?
Sexual orientation and "gender conformity" in women are genetic traits, according to a study released by researchers from Queen Mary, University of London.
A new study suggests that ovulation may improve women's ability to discern men's sexual orientation. Also useful in this department: reading romance stories.
If there's one news story that it seems like we'll be able to rely on until the end of time, it's that of the "evangelical Christian/religious conservative who is secretly gay." Just a few quick examples, off the top of the internet's head:
In the 1970s, researchers at UCLA performed "therapy" on gender-variant kids, with the goal of making them conform to traditional gender roles. The treatment may have led to one man's suicide.
A Canadian comedian has been fined $15,000 by a human rights tribunal for unleashing a tirade of sexist and homophobic insults against a lesbian couple in the audience. But some are concerned this decision will limit the rights of performers.
A new study shows that depriving male mice of the neurotransmitter serotonin makes them more likely to try to have sex with other males. But scientists note that these findings are not applicable to human sexuality.
It's sort of bizarre how so many times I've heard a friend or a public figure note that they've had trouble with men/a certain man, and that life would be so much less complicated if they were gay.
Did you know that not all female softball players are gay? Bravely busting this and other sexuality myths is ... a reality show, casting now.