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Bratz is releasing its first ever same-sex couple dolls for Pride Month. Bratz is releasing its first ever same-sex couple dolls to celebrate Pride. The new set from queer-favourite brand, Bratz features characters Roxxi and Nevra, who came out as girlfriends in 2020. The brand say they’re releasing the set “to honour” the many LGBTQ+
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Ethan Schmidt told LGBTQ+ folk and their supporters that they were “not safe”. (Twitter/ PatriotTakes) Right-wing extremist Ethan Schmidt, who founded the group The Anti-Maskers Club, has announced that he will be “hunting” LGBTQ+ people and their supporters during Pride month, adding: “They’re not safe.” Schmidt is a racist, anti-vax, homophobic, transphobic, Trump-supporting social media user
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Zander Moricz gave a powerful speech against ‘Don’t Say Gay’, without saying “gay”. (YouTube/ Liz Ballard) A gay Florida student gave an incredible graduation speech about his fight against the state’s horrific ‘Don’t Say Gay’ legislation – without saying gay. ‘Don’t Say Gay’, signed into law by Florida governor Ron DeSantis in March, forbids discussion of
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Tory MP Crispin Blunt and former Tory Imran Ahmad Khan, who remains MP for Wakefield. (Getty/Parliament) Conservative MP Crispin Blunt has yet again defended disgraced ex-colleague Imran Ahmad Khan after he was found guilty of sexually assaulting a teen boy, claiming Khan “did not get a fair trial”. Disgraced ex-Tory MP Khan, 48, was found
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Dr Yashica Robinson expertly shut down Republican representative Dan Bishop’s irrelevant question. (C-SPAN) A Republican congressman asked the tired and loaded question “what is a woman” at a hearing on abortion access, and it backfired beautifully. A House Judiciary Committee hearing on abortion rights was held on Wednesday (18 May) in light of this month’s
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Boris Johnson’s government was criticised by Roderic O’Gorman for its handling of conversion therapy. (Getty/Facebook) Ireland will ban conversion therapy for all LGBTQ+ people and will swerve the UK’s approach of excluding trans people, a government minister has said. Roderic O’Gorman, minister for children and equality, said the government intends to ban the practice, and
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Christina Pushaw, press secretary for governor Ron DeSantis, has been mocked online after falling for a fake “homophobic dog” story. (Twitter/@ChristinaPushaw/Instagram/@whitney_chewston) Florida governor Ron DeSantis’ press secretary has been ridiculed on social media after she tweeted a fake news story about a ‘homophobic’ dog.  On Monday (16 May), Christina Pushaw tweeted a screenshot of a
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Senator Cynthia Lummis apologised after she was booed for remarking there are only “two sexes” during a speech at the University of Wyoming. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty) Wyoming senator Cynthia Lummis has apologised after she was booed for commenting about the “existence of two sexes” during a graduation speech. Lummis came under fire
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Football fans are praising Blackpool forward Jake Daniels’ bravery after the footballer came out publicly as gay. (YouTube/Sky Sports Football) Pro footballer Jake Daniels has been praised for his courage and bravery after he became the first British male football player to come out publicly in 32 years.  Daniels, who is a forward for Blackpool,
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A statue of Margaret Thatcher, a former anti-LGBTQ+ British prime minister, was egged by a man. (Getty Images/Screen capture via Twitter/@DesignsBarnes) A £300,000 memorial to former anti-LGBTQ+ British prime minister Margaret Thatcher was egged and booed at within two hours of its unveiling. To little ceremony or applause, the granite statue of the “Iron Lady”
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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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Texas court rules child abuse investigations can go ahead for families seeking gender-affirming care for trans children (Michael Siluk/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) The Texas Supreme Court has ruled that “child abuse” investigations into gender-affirming care for trans children can go ahead. In late February, Texas governor Greg Abbott ordered the state’s Department of
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Greece has joined the 14 countries that have some form of national conversion therapy ban – but there’s a catch. (ARIS MESSINIS/AFP via Getty Images) Greece has become the latest European nation to outlaw barbaric conversion therapy – but the ban will not cover “consenting” adults. On Tuesday (10 May), parliamentarians in Greece voted to
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An archbishop’s anti-same-sex marriage motion has been turned down by bishops in a move that has left the Anglican Church of Australia divided. The motion, proposed by archbishop Kanishka Raffel with the help of the Conservative Sydney Diocese, attempted to reinforce the ‘traditional view’ of marriage being between men and women. Currently, any of Australia’s Anglican Diocese
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