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Donald Trump and Mike Pence at a Tennessee “MAGA” rally (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty) Donald Trump’s disastrous presidency has been linked to a surge in “extreme mental distress” among America’s LGBT+ community. A report for the December issue of the journal Economics and Human Biology found that “extreme mental distress” – categorised as 30 days or more of
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Former president Donald Trump brands US women’s football team ‘leftist maniacs’ and targets Megan Rapinoe’s purple hair in a rant. (Getty/Brandon Bell/Laurence Griffiths) Former president Donald Trump tried to burn Megan Rapinoe and the “wokesters” on the US women’s soccer team after they won bronze at the Olympics – and it failed so bad. Trump
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Surprise surprise, traits of toxic masculinity are more likely to be found in Trump fans (Envato) An entirely predictable study has found that Americans who support traditional stereotypes of toxic masculinity are more likely to back Donald Trump. A team from Penn State University found a correlation between belief in “hegemonic masculinity” – the notion
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Don Lemon eviscerated Lindsey Graham after he publicly criticised Donald Trump, but was seen with him just days later. (Dimitrios Kambouris/MANDEL NGAN/Getty) Don Lemon has absolutely eviscerated anti-LGBT+ Republican Lindsey Graham for pandering to Donald Trump – and it is truly a read for the ages. Graham publicly condemned Trump after the president encouraged a
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Arnold Schwarzenegger pictured in 2015 in London, England. (Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty/ Paramount) As Arnold Schwarzenegger delivers a scathing takedown of Donald Trump and the US Capitol riots, it’s easy to paint the Terminator as a liberal hero. But that’s not how many LGBT+ people remember him. The former actor, bodybuilder and politician has had quite
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Former acting director of national intelligence Richard Grenell. (Getty/Chip Somodevilla) As a stunned America reacted to the violent storming of the Capitol by a pro-Trump white supremacist mob, just one thing was certain – Richard Grenell would lie about it all. Ripping pages straight out of the Donald Trump playbook, Grenell continued to spew wily
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Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Democrat Jon Ossoff has declared victory in the Georgia election against Republican David Perdue, with news desks yet to officially call the result. Against a rumbling Republican cabal to blindside Congress’ certification of president-elect Joe Biden’s victory and Donald Trump’s roiling claims of voter fraud, Ossoff made the
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John Mandt. (JohnMandt4VW.com) A West Virginia, US, lawmaker who resigned earlier this year after allegedly saying “silly faggots, dicks are for chicks!” has been reelected as a delegate. John Mandt Jr withdrew from the race to join West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 16, in October. The 57-year-old withdrew after he reportedly wrote in a
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Donald Trump-appointed judges reverved a vital ban on therapists offering conversion therapy – a denounced and debunked pseudosicenfitic practise – Friday (November 20), branding the ban “unconstititional”. Also called reparative therapy, medical organisations across the world have widely rejected the treatment as traumatising and psychologically scarring, especially to minors. In fact, the American Academy of
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Donald Trump (L) and Joe Exotic (R). (Tom Pennington/Getty//Netflix) Joe Exotic is so confident that Donald Trump will pardon him for his many crimes that he’s already booked a limousine to drive him home from prison. The ‘gun-toting gay redneck’ star of Netflix’s Tiger King is currently serving 22 years in federal prison for a litany
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Bette Midler upgraded Donald Trump’s dismal loss in the presidential election into a musical number. (Screen capture via Twitter) Proving that the world is already a better place since Joe Biden won the presidential election, Bette Midler has transformed Donald Trump’s dismal loss into a pretty catchy musical. Bette Midler has long made it clear
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Mary Trump speaking on Channel 4 News. (Screen capture via Channel 4/Twitter) With Joe Biden edging achingly closer to victory, US President Donald Trump will seek to “undermine” the Democrat’s leadership, niece Mary Trump said in an explosive interview Friday evening (November 5). Speaking to Channel 4 News, Mary sought to tear into the torrent
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MSNBC reporter Jacob Soboroff (L) presses Richard Grenell (R) for information during a Trump campaign briefing in Nevada, US. (Screen capture via Twitter/MSNBC) Richard Grenell raged at a pool of journalists reporting at a Trump campaign press conference in Nevada Thursday (November 5), both refusing to name himself and to provide evidence of his allegations
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Supporters hold up an LGBT+ Pride flag for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. (George Frey/Getty Images The number of LGBT+ people who voted for Donald Trump in the 2020 US presidential election more than double compared to four years ago, exit polls suggest. With a bitter and strained electoral battle unfolding and an anxious nation
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Donald Trump and Mike Pence at a Tennessee “MAGA” rally (Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty) The US election has stoked both hope and fears in LGBT+ people, who have spent the past four years watching Donald Trump steadily chip away at their protections. This terrifying rollback of rights has spanned almost every area of society, including housing, education,
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Donald Trump and his wife Melania. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Melania Trump blamed last Thursday (October 29) the “many enemies in the political establishment” on why people feel Donald Trump is anti-LGBT+, something she says she’s “shocked” about. The First Lady has, throughout the president’s pique and caustic leadership, positioned herself almost as a balm of
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First Lady Melania Trump spoke to Trump supporters at a Make America Great Again event in Atglen, Pennsylvania, on October 27, 2020. (GABRIELLA AUDI/AFP via Getty) While attacking Democrats at a Make America Great Again event, Melania Trump insisted that husband Donald “sees potential in everyone, no matter their gender or sexual orientation”. First lady
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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence give a thumbs up after speaking on the first day of the Republican National Convention (Chris Carlson-Pool/Getty) An LGBT+ Republican group has endorsed 12 politicians who have long track records of opposing LGBT+ rights. The Log Cabin Republicans, which describes itself as “the nation’s original and largest
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Sarah Palin and Democrat Joseph Biden walk on stage following their vice presidential debate on October 2, 2008. (Getty/Paul J Richards) With the final presidential debate over, neither Donald Trump nor Joe Biden have answered a single question on LGBT+ rights throughout the entire debate cycle, according to the CEO of GLAAD Sarah Kate Ellis. The
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Joe Biden was unequivocal in his support for trans rights at the ABC town hall in Philadelphia (ABC) Joe Biden was finally given a chance to answer a question about LGBT+ issues on national television, and his answer was a reassuringly unambiguous pledge to “eliminate” Donald Trump’s discriminatory policies. On Thursday evening’s (October 15) ABC
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Singer/songwriter Demi Lovato attends the 2018 Billboard Music Awards 2018 at the MGM Grand Resort International on May 20, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by LISA O’CONNOR / AFP) (Photo credit should read LISA O’CONNOR/AFP/Getty Images) Demi Lovato has managed to convert the relentless, inexpressible rage people feel towards Donald Trump into a song
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Judge Amy Coney Barrett attends first day of her Senate confirmation hearing to the Supreme Court on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on October 12, 2020. (ERIN SCHAFF/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) Amy Coney Barrett, Donald Trump’s nominee to replace LGBT+ rights hero Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, has been accused of cozying up to
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Eric Trump visits FOX Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo at FOX Studios on October 4, 2016 in New York City. (Astrid Stawiarz/Getty) A week after he accidentally declared himself a member of the LGBT+ community, Eric Trump is making the bold claim that his father has “literally saved Christianity”. The president’s second-oldest and second-worst son baffled
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Kellyanne Conway at a White House news briefing in January 2020 (Alex Wong/Getty) The former senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway is the latest member of Trump’s inner circle to test positive for coronavirus after attending a Rose Garden event last week. The crowded ceremony in which Trump announced his anti-LGBT+ Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney
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Mike Pence. (John Moore/Getty Images) Mike Pence is reportedly gearing up for a 2024 presidential bid by seeking support at a conference organised by an anti-LGBT+ group. Pence, known for his hardline anti-LGBT+ beliefs, has been core to efforts to roll back equality under the Trump administration. With just 33 days left until the US election, Pence
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US secretary of state Mike Pompeo is expected to push his extreme anti-LGBT+ views onto the international diplomatic community at an upcoming UN general assembly. On 16 September Pompeo reportedly plans to present the findings of his ‘Commission on Unalienable Rights’, a report which describes abortion and same-sex marriage as “divisive social and political controversies”.
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