Yulia Tsvetkova’s trial is a showdown for freedom of expression in Russia
The 27-year-old artist is facing six years in prison for distributing “pornographic material” online. We speak to members of the country’s feminist and LGBTQ+ creative communities about why what happens next is a watershed moment for Russia’s youth.
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young lesbian, gay and bi women share their experiences of homophobia today
Following recent violent attacks on LGBTQ women and enby individuals, we examine the unique intersection of homophobia and misogyny and ask what can be done.
lgbtq workers are suffering from a ‘hidden epidemic’ of sexual harassment
A new study found that despite huge amounts of harassment in the workplace, most incidents are still going unreported.
why the uk is in the midst a toxic lgbtq debate
In the UK, decades old arguments conflating sexual identity and sexual acts has lead to a nationwide debate about whether LGBTQ rights should even be mentioned in schools.
there’s a lot more than just homophobia in that trump-putin kissing cartoon
Why are we so fascinated with the gay sexual power dynamics of world leaders?
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we need to talk about streetwear’s problem with queer people
What will it take for the streetwear community to address the rise of anti-LGBTQ+ hate speech breeding within it?
oxford’s lgbtq+ students respond to vice-chancellor’s defence of homophobia
The head of Oxford University said, “My job isn’t to make you feel comfortable,” after students reported homophobic comments made by professors.
i-D stands with chechnya’s gay community
As the situation in Russia develops, what can we do to help? It's easy to feel powerless, but we’ve compiled advice from charities, activists and politicians as to what we can do effect change.
what the silence of politicians on chechnya's 'gay camps' says about lgbtq oppression
Following reports of gay men being rounded up into torture camps in Chechnya, there has been a deafening silence from politicians. i-D considers the consequences of their silence, speaking with protesters at the Queer Solidarity demonstration outside...
#fbf: remember when kanye told hip hop to stop being homophobic on mtv?
This 2005 archive gem was resurfaced on its 10th anniversary by MTV, and reappeared on social media again today. It’s always a good time to revisit Ye’s essential anti-discrimination PSA.
airline passenger calls police after feeling “uncomfortable” sitting next to mykki blanco
"This is the most bizarre form of homophobia I’ve ever encountered," the rapper tweeted after the incident.
frank ocean blogs about global lgbt hate crimes
The elusive singer writes a poetic note covering Orlando, the anti-LGBT violence of Isis and the homophobic views of Christian preachers.