LGBT History Month mini-issue
Although there has been a lot of progress, in the west homosexuality is still too often viewed as a novelty argues Gareth Cassin. People are being defined by one aspect of themselves, their sexuality.
James Donnelly explores the progress of gay rights in Latin American countries. LGBT rights have been achieved across the continent even after a recent sad history for LGBT people in some of these countries and continuuing widespread disapproval.
In this article Jack Gibson explores recent efforts to improve the rights for LGBT people in the developing countries, a process which has focused largely on the plight of gay people living in sub-Saharan Africa. Discriminatory rhetoric in such countries has often presented homosexuality as a consequence of imperialist Western influence.