African activists show how churches can make space for queer people
Undeterred by threats and claims that they are ‘un-African’, these activists are making Christianity more inclusive
US cities lead action to ban anti-LGBT ‘conversion therapy’
Despite opposition from the religious Right, activists are winning campaigns to outlaw practices that seek to ‘cure’...
‘The world has become bigger’: fighting for trans rights in Hong Kong
Despite its cosmopolitanism, Hong Kong society still holds conservative views on gender and sexuality. But a new...
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