T/lgbt

  1. Vatican Hopes Meeting on Child Sex Abuse Will Be a Turning Point World, Yesterday

    Church leaders spoke of demanding accountability and transparency, but there have been similar calls in the past and change has been slow.

  2. Rubén Díaz Makes Homophobic Remarks. Should He Be Expelled From the City Council? New York, Yesterday

    Rubén Díaz Sr. has had a long history of making offensive remarks about homosexuals, and then ignoring calls to apologize or resign because of them.

  3. ‘It Is Not a Closet. It Is a Cage.’ Gay Catholic Priests Speak Out U.S., February 17

    The crisis over sexuality in the Catholic Church goes beyond abuse. It goes to the heart of the priesthood, into a closet that is trapping thousands of men.

  4. ‘I Am Now Your Mom’: On Twitter, a Pledge of Support for L.G.B.T. Youths U.S., February 15

    A California woman reached out to L.G.B.T. youths on Twitter, volunteering to be their mom, and an entire tribe of strangers showed up for family duty.

  5. Sharon Mattes, 48, Dies; Central Figure in a Gay Custody Case Obituaries, February 15

    When she entered into a same-sex relationship, her mother sued for custody of her young son, and won.

  6. Patricia Nell Warren, Novelist of Gay Romance, Dies at 82 Obituaries, February 15

    Ms. Warren’s 1974 book, “The Front Runner,” portrayed a positive, open relationship between two men and sold millions of copies.

  7. U.S. Airlines to Offer New Gender Options for Non-Binary Passengers Business, February 15

    American, Delta and United are among the carriers planning to allow passengers to choose something other than ‘male’ or ‘female’ when buying their tickets.

  8. 2 Men Detained in Jussie Smollett Case Are Released by Police Arts, February 15

    The two brothers who had been arrested by the Chicago police were freed late Friday. The police said they were no longer considered suspects.

  9. Finally, the N.B.A. Comes to Charlotte Sports, February 15

    A divisive bill restricting the rights of lesbian, gay and bisexual people, passed in 2016, caused sports organizations to abandon North Carolina. A partial repeal brought them back.

  10. The Vatican’s Gay Overlords Opinion, February 15

    A sensational new book mines the Catholic Church’s sexual secrets. Will right-wing homophobes exploit it?

  11. First Lawsuits Are Filed Seeking Recognition of Gay Marriage in Japan World, February 14

    Thirteen gay couples filed suit in four cities, arguing that their constitutional right to equality had been violated.

  12. ‘The Unicorn’ Review: A Gay Country Singer’s Grim and Lonely World Movies, February 14

    This documentary about the singer-songwriter Peter Grudzien is a haunting portrait of what it means to burn bright, then die alone.

  13. How ‘Green Book’ Gives Short Shrift to a Gay Life Movies, February 13

    The film’s treatment of Don Shirley’s sexuality belies the difficult realities that gay men of color like Jussie Smollett face to this day.

  14. ‘Gay Muslim’ Comic Strip Vanishes After Indonesia Calls It Pornographic World, February 13

    The strip’s tagline was “Gay Muslim comics for people who are able to think.” Instagram said it had not complied with the government’s request to block it.

  15. ‘Homosexual Community’ Controls City Council, One Member Says. He’s Resisting Calls to Resign. New York, February 11

    Rubén Díaz Sr., a councilman and a Pentecostal minister, was a vocal foe of same-sex marriage and has made other anti-gay remarks in the past.

  16. Barbra Siperstein, Crusader for Transgender Rights, Dies at 76 Obituaries, February 8

    Married with three children, she became a vigorous advocate after her wife died. Her name is on a new New Jersey law on gender identity.

  17. Married With Children: New Gay Options, Explored Onstage Theater, February 8

    Two new theater productions in London give fresh perspectives on marriage and parenthood, by looking at them from a gay point of view.

  18. ‘The Gospel of Eureka’ Review: Christianity and Queerness Intersect in a Small Town Movies, February 7

    This cheerful documentary from Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher refuses to grapple with its glaring contradictions.

  19. How British Feminism Became Anti-Trans Opinion, February 7

    A surprisingly mainstream movement of feminists known as TERFs oppose transgender rights as a symptom of “female erasure.”

  20. Mom, I’m Gay. Can My Friends Sleep Over? Well, February 7

    For parents of L.G.B.T.Q. teenagers, slumber parties can be complicated.

  21. When Religion Leads to Trauma Well, February 5

    Some churches “weaponize scripture and religion to do very deep damage on the psyche,” one pastor says.

  22. A Personal Fight for the Dignity of L.G.B.T. People in India Books, February 4

    In “An Indefinite Sentence,” Siddharth Dube recounts his personal struggle to destigmatize homosexuality and AIDS in his home country.

  23. Would We Rather Have Pence Than Trump? Opinion, January 29

    Readers offer their reactions to a column by Gail Collins. “Honestly, I would take the White House janitor over Mr. Trump at this stage of the game,” says one reader.

  24. Landscaper Pleads Guilty in Murders That Shook Toronto’s Gay Community World, January 29

    In a case that opened a rift between Toronto’s gay community and its police, a landscaper has pleaded guilty to eight murders in the city’s gay district.

  25. ‘I Have to Stay Alive’: Gay Brazilian Lawmaker Gives Up Seat Amid Threats World, January 24

    The legislator, Jean Wyllys, a fierce advocate for gay rights, called Brazil’s new far-right leader, Jair Bolsonaro, “a president who always vilified me, who always openly insulted me.”

  26. Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Gets a Boost Opinion, January 23

    There was no need for the Supreme Court to reinstate a misguided ban on transgender service members.

  27. The Supreme Court Just Ended My Military Career Opinion, January 22

    The justices chose not to protect the rights of transgender patriots like me.

  28. Supreme Court Revives Ban on Transgender Military Service U.S., January 22

    By a 5 to 4 vote, justices temporarily stayed trial court decisions blocking the policy while litigation in the lower courts moves forward.

  29. Supreme Court Revives Transgender Ban for Military Service U.S., January 22

    By a 5-to-4 vote, justices temporarily stayed trial court decisions blocking the policy while litigation in the lower courts moves forward.