Do Mums and Dads make Boys Gay and Girls Lesbian (respectively)?

According to a new piece of scientific research our sexual orientation can be decided in the womb by rogue “epi-marks” that we receive from our opposite sex parent. Challenging the current conflicting orthodoxies that we are either a product of our environments or we have inherited the “gay gene” in our DNA, researchers William Rice, a professor at […]

ILGA Asylum Seekers' Survey

A survey seeking the views and experiences of LGBT asylum seekers and people involved in the LGBT asylum seeking process throughout Europe is currently taking place, Commissioned by The International Lesbian and nay Asoociation (ILGA), the survey follows a meeting at Greenwich University to discuss the situation for people claiming asylum on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity throughout […]

UN Chief Speaks out against Prejudice based on gender variance and sexual orientation at African Summit

At the African Union summit in the first week of February 2012, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon made a brief but noteable mention of discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.  Though the portion of the speech dedicated to this topic was only a couple of sentences long, it was significant for those of us who […]