LGBT rights

Culture

the complicated politics of boycotting brunei

After the Sultan of Brunei announced the introduction of Sharia Law this week, the international community has reacted by calling for boycotting his hotels. But is that the most useful way to call for change?
Jake Hall
4.5.19
Culture

meet the australians who marched for equality this weekend

We spoke to protesters in Sydney about what they’re fighting for in 2017, and why they remain hopeful.
i-D Staff
1.23.17
Music

like rihanna's twitter dms, these five pop stars have gone above and beyond for their lgbt fans

With news that Rihanna has been helping a gay fan to come out of the closet, we look back at other pop stars who have reached out powerfully to the LGBT community.
Nick Levine
4.15.16
Culture

powerful portraits of lgbti survivors in countries where same-sex love is illegal

The photo and storytelling platform Where Love Is Illegal aims to humanize the fight for LGBTI rights around the world.
Alice Newell-Hanson
2.22.16
News

indian lgbt groups celebrate breakthrough against colonial ‘unnatural sex' law

The long struggle for LGBT equality in India took another small step forward today, though past experience has deterred India’s queer community from celebrating prematurely.
i-D Staff
2.2.16
gay

2015 the year of... lgbt rights

Fashion and film followed a historic year for LGBT political victories, including the right to gay marriage in the United States.
i-D Staff
Greg French
12.23.15
Prom

how prom became queer

LGBT kids in America are fighting for a different kind of high school experience — and 2015 has been a year of progress, from Jaden Smith's dress to a wave of newly crowned transgender prom kings and queens.
i-D Staff
Alice Newell-Hanson
6.3.15
Culture

wolfgang tillmans profiles russia's queer community

Last year, German photographer Wolfgang Tillmans travelled to Russia to meet members of the LGBT community in Saint Petersburg, an inspiring group of young men and women who risk their jobs and more to promote change. Here he photographs ten...
i-D Staff
5.12.15
News

miley cyrus and joan jett sing a duet for america's homeless youth

The pop star’s Happy Hippie Foundation already has initiatives in California, but hopes to roll out globally.
Nick Levine
5.6.15
News

​kerry washington gives rousing freedom speech at lgbt award ceremony

The Scandal actress picked up a prize at the GLAAD Awards and addressed human rights across the board.
Stuart Brumfitt
3.23.15