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Where is homosexuality still illegal?

Where is homosexuality still illegal?

After India's landmark legal decision, there are now 71 countries where LGBTIQ relationships are criminalised.

The world is changing the rules on gay men giving blood. Will Australia follow?

The world is changing the rules on gay men giving blood. Will Australia follow?

An outdated restriction on gay blood donors is being substantially relaxed in the UK, with calls for reform that could open up a badly needed pool of new donors.

News Corp and ‘acceptable homosexuals’ throw radical queers under the pride bus

News Corp and ‘acceptable homosexuals’ throw radical queers under the pride bus

News Corp columnist Shannon Molloy recently got into a bit of a tussle with a couple of "unacceptable homosexuals". The upshot of this stoush for queer politics is significant.

Penny Wong is right: plebiscite hate speech will hurt good parents

Penny Wong is right: plebiscite hate speech will hurt good parents

The overseas experience suggests a same sex marriage plebiscite will be a forum for unfounded, debunked and deeply damaging claims about same sex parents and their kids.

Homophobic groups have lost on gay marriage, but trans rights still under threat

Homophobic groups have lost on gay marriage, but trans rights still under threat

The fight against gay rights has been lost, but transgender rights are still at risk.

Abbott to speak at US homophobic ‘freedom’ group

Abbott to speak at US homophobic ‘freedom’ group

The Alliance Defending Freedom argues that homosexuality should be illegal. And guess who their new bestie is?

… and Helen Razer makes the queer case against it

… and Helen Razer makes the queer case against it

After 150 years of mistreatment by the state and its juridical and mental institutions, many homosexual people, and their new “allies”, continue to believe that the state can save them. But it cannot, and marriage is not the way forward.

Qld’s ‘homosexual advance’ defence puts gay men’s lives at risk

Qld’s ‘homosexual advance’ defence puts gay men’s lives at risk

A person accused of murder in Queensland can be acquitted if the victim made a "homosexual advance". Law and social justice researchers Dr Alan Berman and Sher Campbell say it contravenes human rights and something must be done.

Vladimir v Vladimir: meet the Italian transgender ex-MP who took on Putin

Vladimir v Vladimir: meet the Italian transgender ex-MP who took on Putin

An Italian gay rights activist went to Sochi -- and got thrown in jail. Crikey intern Luca Zuccaro profiles the former MP, who has had a colourful life -- and more than one brush with Russian homophobes.

How is Andrew Bolt like a camel?

How is Andrew Bolt like a camel?

Crikey readers talk the similarities between Andrew Bolt and camels, the difference between graffiti and street art, and Helen Razer's misunderstanding of gay rights worldwide.