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LGBTQ Union Leaders

LGBTQ Union Leaders

LGBTQ individuals have been under-represented in labour unions, with exceptions such as Anthony Asquith (on the right). However, the community has had the help of many union organizations, when fighting for their human rights and equality. LGBTQ equality and anti-discrimination policy have been considered employment rights in the trade union movement for a long time. This […]

LGBTQ Spoken Word And Slam Poets

LGBTQ Spoken Word And Slam Poets

Poetry has a long history as an oral and performance tradition, dating back to the Greeks if not before. Spoken poetry has the power to engage and inspire a community, and topics can cover social, cultural, economic and political issues. Beginning in the 1980s, this traditional aspect of poetry took on new life with the […]

Queerbio: Outstanding LGBTQ Youths Of 2016

Queerbio: Outstanding LGBTQ Youths Of 2016

The LGBT biography site, QueerBio.Com, has presented its annual list of Outstanding LGBTQ Youths for 2016. “The biographies of these individuals were added to the biographical website during the year when their actions and achievements came to the attention of the editors. Some have faced great risk to their personal lives by being publicly identified as […]

Boy Band Members Who Are Out As GBT

Boy Band Members Who Are Out As GBT

Boy Bands, have been a popular phenomenon in the music industry for decades. They are known for their catchy pop-style of music with dance moves, stylized costumes, and extravagant stage settings in their live performances and videos. Boy bands are said to have emerged from the earlier ‘a cappella’ barbershop quartets of the late twentieth […]

LGBTQ Rights Lawyers Who Serve The Community

LGBTQ Rights Lawyers Who Serve The Community

Queerbio has compiled a list of a dedicated group of LGBTQ attorneys who are, or have been, on the front lines of advancing and protecting the minority rights of their clients ,or the LGBTQ community as a whole. They take on specific cases which challenge the absence of protective laws, the interpretation of existing legislation, or […]

Professional LGBTQ Mixed Martial Arts Fighters

Professional LGBTQ Mixed Martial Arts Fighters

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)  a full-combat and unarmed sport, is a mix of wrestling, boxing, and traditional martial arts. Known for its outright aggressiveness and brutality, it has very few rules, other than those minimally required to maintain a competitor’s safety. MMA’s popularity has increased in recent years, despite the fact many sports regulators remain […]

Transgender Politicians Around The World

Transgender Politicians Around The World

In working for transgender rights and recognition, transgender politicians constantly put themselves in the line of fire, and may have been the first LGBTQ politicians elected in their particular town, city or country. Many countries around the world have elected transgender candidates, but what is particularly interesting is their presence in many smaller and less-developed […]