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The Umbrella Academy’s Steve Blackman “already finished” season three when Elliot Page came out, and he decided to weave a trans storyline into the show for the actor. (Netflix) The Umbrella Academy showrunner has revealed that he rewrote the latest season of the hit Netflix series after Elliot Page came out.  In March, Page revealed
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Piers Morgan tried to rile up guest Larissa Kennedy on his flailing TV show – it backfired spectacularly. (Screen captures via Twitter) UK National Union of Students (NUS) president Larissa Kennedy refused to stoop down to Piers Morgan’s level as he grilled her on JK Rowling. During Thursday’s (24 June) episode of Piers Morgan Uncensored,
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Elliot Page attends the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscar Party (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic) Elliot Page has opened up about some of the “unfortunate negativity” he’s received and the pure joy he’s felt since transitioning in an interview with Seth Meyers. Joining the line-up of Late Night on Tuesday (21 June), Elliot spoke about the negativity he
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Keke Palmer, who stars as Izzy Hawthorne in Lightyear, says the film’s LGBTQ+ representation is “progress”. (Neil Mockford/FilmMagic/YouTube/Pixar/Disney) Lightyear star Keke Palmer has applauded the animated film’s LGBTQ+ representation for “depicting life and love the way that exists” in the world. The actor voices Izzy Hawthorne, who becomes a close ally of accomplished Space Ranger Buzz
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Michael Peterson has criticised HBO Max’s true crime series The Staircase for being “homophobic”. (YouTube/This Morning/HBO Max) Michael Peterson has blasted the HBO Max series The Staircase as “homophobic” for its “fabricated” depiction of his life and bisexuality.  The true-crime drama series stars Colin Firth as Peterson, a novelist whose wife Kathleen (Toni Collette) was found
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Lake (Bebe Wood), and Lucy (Ava Capri). (Kelsey McNeal/Hulu) For most of its run, Love, Victor was focused primarily on its two gay male leads – but it’s finally getting some female queer representation. Lucy was introduced in season two as Andrew’s girlfriend, but by the end writers were teasing a queer romance between her and Lake.
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Rebel Wilson has responded to an attempt by an Australian newspaper to publish an article about her relationship before she could address it publicly herself. (Vivien Killilea/Getty for Netflix) Rebel Wilson has addressed attempts by an Australian newspaper to ‘out’ her, saying she’s handling the “hard” situation “with grace”.  The Pitch Perfect star revealed on Instagram Thursday
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Boosie Badazz performs at Legendz To The Streetz Tour in Atlanta, Georgia, 2021. (Wireimage/ Prince Williams) Anti-LGBTQ+ rapper Boosie Badazz has defended having threesomes with bisexual women: “It doesn’t mean I support gay marriage.” Boosie Badazz has faced ongoing backlash over his disgusting anti-LGBTQ+ comments,  including describing Lil Nas X as a “f****t” and urged him
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Amber Heard and Johnny Depp outside the court during the defamation trial. (Getty/ Drew Angerer and Getty/ Consolidated News Pictures/ Cliff Owen) Amber Heard has blasted Johnny Depp’s celebratory TikTok following the pair’s defamation trial verdict, insisting he is increasing fear among victims of domestic abuse. The trial concluded on 1 June and saw the
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US Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene likened drag shows to strip clubs. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) Republican congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has struck again, with another unwarranted anti-LGBTQ+ proclamation likening drag shows to “strip clubs.” In a tweet posted on Tuesday (6 June) Greene wrote: “It should be illegal to take children into
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Mariah Carey is being sued after being accused of stealing her hit song “All I Want For Christmas Is You”. (Kevin Mazur/Getty for MC) Mariah Carey is being sued for copyright infringement over her 1994 mega-hit “All I Want For Christmas Is You”. Carey and her co-songwriter Walter Afanasieff have been accused of copying the
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Lil Nas X called out BET in now-deleted tweets after he scored an “outstanding zero nominations” for this year’s BET Awards. (Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic) Lil Nas X has vented his frustration after he received an “outstanding zero nominations” at the BET Awards for the second year in a row.  The “Industry Baby” rapper voiced his disappointment in
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Emeli Sande and Lorraine Kelly issued Pride messages. (PinkNews) Heartstopper star Joe Locke, Emeli Sandé and Lorraine Kelly are among those who sent supportive messages to the LGBTQ+ community to kick off Pride Month. To mark Pride Month, PinkNews is hosting Pride for All, an entirely online celebration that champions the LGBTQ+ community worldwide. The 2022 theme
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Eleven and Will in Stranger Things. (Netflix) Stranger Things‘ Millie Bobby Brown has addressed fan speculation that Will (Noah Schnapp) may be gay in an interview, stating: “It’s 2022 and we don’t have to label things”. The Netflix sci-fi show has long hinted that Schnapp’s character Will Byers may be struggling with his sexuality. Fans
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Rachel Riley (L) has defended JK Rowling. (Getty Images) British television presenter Rachel Riley has said that criticism against JK Rowling’s anti-trans views stems from the author speaking out “against Jeremy Corbyn”. Riley, who co-presents the Channel 4 daytime puzzle show Countdown, was asked by The Sunday Times, of course, about the Harry Potter author.
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Whoopi Goldberg slammed Republican lawmakers on The View (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images) The horrific attack on Roe v Wade continues to probe tense debate on abortin rights – and The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg is the latest to weigh in. Goldberg vehemently denounced male lawmakers making decisions without input from individuals who a potential repeal of
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