This is a question many people usually ask during Pride Month, especially when a cisgender, heterosexual person expresses their support of the LGBTQ+ community. This year, the discussion became heated after Taylor Swift released her video for “You Need to Calm Down.”
The topic of religion always comes up when talking about the rights of the LGBTQ+ community. Devout followers would often quote the Bible to try and prove that homosexuality is a “sin”—yes, we see this even in our “gay-friendly” country.
Gender Identity and expression isn’t black and white, we know that much. There are many layers and notions that are misunderstood, especially because certain issues are often misrepresented, particularly in…
In the spirit of Pride Month, it’s only right that we look at the status of LGBTQ+ rights in our country. Are there really laws in place to protect the community from discrimination? Where are we now in terms of giving them equal treatment? Here are the facts: