Fifty Years of Pride: Why the Fight Continues

Prides occur all year long, however, June specifically is known as Pride Month due to the many Pride events taking place at this time of the year. Prides emerge and grow all over the world, and yet they are often…

What is Visible Cannot be Ignored: Global Trends in the Pride Movement

Pride events – whether they take the form of celebrations, protests, or marches – are intended to raise the visibility LGBTI people as an oppressed minority. Pride Radar, an inventory made by InterPride, the global federation of pride organisers, of…

U.S. Women Still Lack Necessary Access to Family Planning Services

Family planning and contraceptive services have long been under fire in the United States. Advocates are noting that this year in particular is proving to be contentious, as the Trump Administration is set on undoing public health progress with policies…

Australian Government Chickens Out on Gay Marriage

I’m not sure quite how to say this. The Australian Government has decided that the ability of same-sex couples to marry will be determined by a nationwide survey. Forms will shortly be sent to registered voters and on Wednesday 15…

Taiwan’s Constitutional Court Rules in Favour of Gay Marriage

以下請見中文版 Two days ago,  the constitutional court of Taiwan, the Judicial Yuan, ruled that the same-sex couples should have the right to get married – making Taiwan potentially the first country in Asia to legalise gay marriage. The court ruled that a stipulation…

‘The desire to alter the image of sex work is lacking’ – Interview with Astrid Zwinkels

Meet Astrid Zwinkels, a 25-year-old Jonge Democraten member, who tries to influence Dutch policy on Prostitution. Not only is her academic career dedicated to this subject, she is also involved in JD’s working group Diversity & Participation. Apart from that…