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Phillip Ayoub

‘The most powerful woman in the world’ is stepping down. What is Merkel’s legacy on gender equality?

As a conservative woman in government, the German chancellor has often ‘led from behind’ on gender issues

European soccer championships got tangled up in a fight over LGBTI rights. Who won?

Trying to shame a country for its stance on LGBTI rights can backfire

LGBTQ Pride month is coming. Can Pride events change attitudes in conservative countries?

Conditions have to be just right.

The ‘Trump Pride’ rally won’t win over LGBTQ voters. So why hold it?

Welcome to “homonationalism,” or justifying anti-immigrant policies by arguing that immigrants threaten gay rights.

Attacking LGBT life helped the right-wing Polish president win reelection — barely

The Polish LGBT movement and its allies are responding with innovative tactics

The Trump administration will push to decriminalize homosexuality worldwide. Surprised? Here’s why.

“Homonationalists” argue that immigration would threaten LGBTQ rights at home.

Merkel opposed marriage equality — until now. What happened?

Would Brexit help LGBT people in Britain? Be skeptical.