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Scout Schultz. (Facebook/GT Progressive Student Alliance) Family of non-binary Georgia Tech student Scout Schultz, who was killed by campus police while in the middle of a mental health crisis, will receive a $1 million settlement. Schultz, 21, a fourth-year student who was intersex, non-binary and bisexual and was head of the school’s Pride Alliance, was
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Gran Canaria giant lizards are choking on cruisers’ condoms. (YouTube/ Jeremiusz Trzaska) The Maspalomas sand dunes in Gran Canaria are a popular cruising hotspot, but the public, sandy sex is putting giant lizards at risk. According to the gay travel site GayMapper, Maspalomas Dunes are a popular spot of cruising. The site explains: “There is
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Josh Cavallo, the only openly gay top-tier professional footballer in the world, has revealed his brother had never seen him smiling as big before his historic coming. Speaking to Attitude, as he appears on the cover of the magazine’s latest issue – topping the sport category in the annual Attitude 101 list – Cavallo opened
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Crystal Palace’s Conor Gallagher during the Premier League match against Aston Villa at Selhurst Park on 27 November 2021 in London, England. (Getty/Rob Newell – CameraSport) Leeds United has slammed homophobic abuse from football fans aimed towards Crystal Palace’s Conor Gallagher. The incident occurred after Gallagher, who is on a season-long loan at Crystal Palace
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The referendum was proposed by Hungary’s anti-LGBT+ prime minister Viktor Orban. (AFP via Getty/ ATTILA KISBENEDEK) On Tuesday (30 November), Hungary’s parliament gave the green light to prime minister Viktor Orbán’s horrific national referendum on “LGBT+ propaganda”. Orbán proposed the referendum in July, in response to criticism of the country’s “LGBT+ propaganda” ban, doubling down
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Hunter Schafer and Zendaya in Euphoria. (HBO) After a painfully long wait, Euphoria season two has a confirmed release date and a thrilling first trailer. Here’s everything we know about the new episodes. Euphoria won plaudits and awards (including a Best Actress Emmy for its lead, Zendaya) following its first run back in 2019. The
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Emilia Schneider. (YouTube/CNN) Chile has elected its first transgender official to its national legislature. Emilia Schneider is the first out transgender person to be elected to the National Congress of Chile. The 25-year-old activist previously gained prominence when she was elected to represent over 42,000 students as the president of the University of Chile Student
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Lifelong campaigner for human rights Archbishop Desmond Tutu. (UN Free & Equal) Archbishop Desmond Tutu has compared anti-LGBT+ laws and violence to apartheid, insisting that he opposes them with the “same passion”. The 90-year-old Archbishop Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has spent his life campaigning for human rights. He was a major opponent of South
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Dave Chappelle. (Getty/Eamonn M. McCormack) Dave Chappelle clashed with students at his former high school who called him a “childish bigot” with a brittle ego. After making cruel jabs against trans people in his latest Netflix special, The Closer, Chappelle has become a lightning rod for criticism. Instead of apologising, he has instead leaned hard
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The three party alliance set to lead Germany, made up of SPD chancellor-elect Olaf Scholz, FDP leader Christian Lindner, and Annalene Baerbock and Robert Habeck, co-leaders of the Greens Party. (Getty/ Michele Tantussi) The chancellor-elect of Germany, Olaf Scholz of the centre-left SDP, and his coalition parties unveiled pledges for sweeping reforms to LGBT+ rights. The
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Pride in Santiago, Chile, 2021. (AFP via Getty/ MARTIN BERNETTI) The lower house of the congress of Chile has approved same-sex unions, bringing the South American country another step closer marriage equality. Chile legalised civil partnerships for same-sex couples in 2015, but the move did not grant them all of the rights enjoyed by opposite-sex married
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Waylon Smithers finds love with his new boyfriend Michael De Graaf, a billionaire fashion mogul, in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons. (20th Television/The Simpsons) A writer on The Simpsons has explained how he worked with his gay son to make Smithers a “three-dimensional gay character”. As viewers of the long-running animated series will know, The
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Theresa Manzella. (Montana State Legislature) A Republican lawmaker has said that LGBT+ people who are beaten up are receiving the “normal consequences” of their “choices”. Montana state senator Theresa Manzella made the remarks Wednesday (17 November) during an event defending a minister accused of anti-LGBT+ hate speech. According to TV station KPVI, Brandon Huber, lead
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Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera at the MTV VMA 2000 Stage at Radio City Music Hall. (Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic) Britney Spears has dragged Christina Aguilera for “refusing” to speak up after she was freed from her conservatorship. After being finally freed from the restraints of her almost 14-year-long conservatorship earlier this month, an emboldened Britney has
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A queer bookshop has launched an initiative to send copies of a trans history book to MPs across the country to give them a “comprehensive knowledge” on the trans community. Queer Lit, Manchester’s longest running independent gay bookshop, sent “hundreds of copies” of Trans Britain by Christine Burns to MPs on Wednesday. The books, which
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