28th April 2015
Gay Iranian: Lib Dem Simon Hughes ‘saved my life’ and helped me escape the death penalty 2
3:14 PM — A gay Iranian man has credited Liberal Democrat Minister Simon Hughes with "saving his life" - by helping him to escape the death penalty.
6th April 2015
Lesbian student banned from wearing tuxedo to prom 19
12:02 PM — A lesbian student at a school in Louisiana says she has been banned from wearing a suit to her prom - and told to wear a dress instead.
29th March 2015
Male students ‘turning to sex work’ to avoid getting into debt 51
4:33 PM — Male students are becoming increasingly likely to turn to sex work to make ends meet at university, a study has found.
25th January 2015
Student athletes tackle homophobia with ‘You Don’t Say’ campaign 7
3:01 PM — Student athletes at Duke University are taking part in a powerful campaign to challenge homophobia, transphobia, and other prejudice.
17th December 2014
This high-school football star came out as gay at his prom 8
11:28 AM — This high-school senior and footballer has shared his coming out story, and how he danced to Taylor Swift at his prom.
15th December 2014
Student gives excellent answer when school asks ‘how should we punish gays?’ 14
5:50 PM — When a school in Korea asked its students in a survey on how it should punish gay kids, one gave a strong answer which may surprise you.
3rd December 2014
The story behind this powerful picture 13
5:09 PM — Olan Harrington, a student at the University College Cork, opens up about his experiences for the Humans of Homophobia poster campaign, which has gone viral on social media.
1st December 2014
Androgynous model wears high heels for graduation 9
2:14 PM — Model Ivan Fahy graduated from NUI, Galway last month while wearing high heels.
23rd October 2014
Seoul: Korea University student council bans anti-gay discrimination on campus 2
11:19 AM — In a first for a South Korean university, students at the Korea University in Seoul have revised their council's rules to ban anti-gay discrimination on campus.
25th September 2014
Canada: Teacher suspended for sticking ‘I’m gay’ sign on student’s back 19
8:46 AM — A secondary school teacher from Langley, British Columbia, has been suspended for sticking a sign on a student's back saying "I'm gay".
23rd August 2014
US: Women’s college accepts trans students for the first time 2
4:20 PM — A women's college in the US state of California has accepted a female trans woman student for the first time.
17th August 2014
US: 13-year-old trans girl banned from school unless she dresses as boy 49
5:59 PM — A 13-year-old transgender girl has been banned from attending her own school, unless she dresses as a boy to do so.
20th June 2014
Canada: Vancouver School Board endorses gender-neutral pronouns 2
2:50 PM — The Vancouver School Board has directed teachers to use gender-neutral pronouns for students who do not wish to identify as male or female.
6th May 2014
Petition calls for Michael Gove to add HIV to compulsory sex education topics 7
1:40 PM — A petition has been started calling on the Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove to ensure that young people are educated on HIV.
29th April 2014
US: Department of Education confirms anti-trans discrimination is illegal
8:03 PM — The US Department of Education has confirmed that discrimination against transgender students is prohibited under an existing policy from the 1970s.
21st April 2014
Canada: Human rights tribunal to probe ‘homophobic’ Catholic school 5
1:59 PM — A human rights tribunal will look into a teenager's claims that the Catholic school he attends engages in "homophobic discrimination".
4th April 2014
US: Trans student told she can’t use women’s toilet at college 29
4:26 PM — A transgender student in North Carolina says a campus security officer asked her for identification to verify her gender after she exited the women’s toilet.
22nd December 2013
US: California group files lawsuit after ‘signatures’ fail to ballot trans bathroom rights law 5
10:58 AM — A California organisation who claimed to have gathered enough signatures to ballot a new law supporting trans students is now filing a lawsuit against the state government, after officials found that only 77 percent of the signatures actually qualified.
12th November 2013
US: California organisation claims to have enough signatures to ballot trans bathroom rights law 1
2:35 PM — A California organisation attempting to repeal an act allowing transgender students equal access to school facilities such as locker rooms and bathrooms now claims it has enough signatures to place the new law back on the ballot.
6th October 2013
US: Trans student banned from Christian university for ‘engaging in fraud’ and ‘concealing identity’ 10
3:11 PM — A trans student in California has been banned from a Christian university after administrators revoked her application, claiming she was engaged in "fraud" because of her gender identity.