LGBT activists want equality and free speech, except for Christians

Miranda Devine/Pahichan – It’s a sign of the times that the Australian Christian Lobby has had to remove the names of board members from its website because its directors are being viciously targeted and......

The Beauty and the Beast remake is a long series of wasted opportunities

Tasha Robinson/Pahichan – There’s been a fair bit of controversy over Bill Condon’s live-action remake of Disney’s animated 1991 classic Beauty and the Beast, mostly centered over Condon’s proclamation that he’s given Disney its......

Netherlands voters reject anti-Islam populist who claimed to be pro-LGBTQ

Dawn Ennis/Pahichan – Voters in the first nation in the world to legalize same-sex marriage reelected their conservative prime minister and handed a stinging defeat to a far right wing Islamophobe, who pledged to protect The......

Joshua: la historia detrás de una transformación de género

Marzo/Pahichan – Nació siendo mujer pero nunca se identificó como tal, desde su niñez mostró su preferencia por los gustos masculinos, se divertía más con un muñeco de lucha que con una barbie o......

BEING LGBTI AND AUTISTIC IN AUSTRALIA

Jess Jones/Pahichan – BEING LGBTI brings a unique set of challenges in how we navigate our relationships and the world. For some people in our community, being on the autistic spectrum also means experiencing and......

What you need to know about LGBT rights in 11 maps

Kathmandu/Pahichan – 2016 saw some strides towards equality for members of the LGBT community, including some firsts.  For instance, Malta became the first European country to ban conversion therapy. Under the new Affirmation of......

Two transgender Pakistanis tortured to death in Saudi Arabia

Saba Rani/ Pahichan – Two transgender persons, both natives of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P), died on Tuesday after being subjected to torture allegedly by Saudi police in Riyadh for dressing up as women in public....

The dream and struggles of Chandrakanta

Pradip Kumar Yadav/ Pahichan – Transgender woman Chadrakanta was thrown out of her house for being a transgender. While she did not know what she exactly was, an internal conflict was going on her......

Naya Shakti, Naya Nepal and concerns of LGBTI

Baburam Bhattarai/Pahichan – Naya Shakti party functions in a new way. That is why we have named this as Naya Shakti. We do new, scientific, proactive and justified things. That is why we have......

Lesbian couple crowdfunding fertility treatments after government refuses help

Alex Bollinger/Pahichan- A lesbian couple from London has turned to GoFundMe to pay for the costs of having a baby. Chelsea and Sarah Cruickshank are trying to raise £7000 (about $8300) for private artificial insemination......