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Andrew James says he started an LGBT+ support group on Facebook after he was viciously assaulted on a night out ‘for being gay’. (Facebook/@andrewjamespsychicmedium) A South Yorkshire man has started an LGBT+ support group after he was punched during a night out ‘for being gay’. Andrew James, a psychic medium, told the Star that he
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Nigerian lesbian couple, Amara and Olayinka, have bravely tied the knot with a heartwarming post on social media despite the country’s fervent anti-LGBT+ laws. (Instagram/@the_amarion) A brave lesbian couple has symbolically tied the knot with a heartwarming post on social media despite Nigeria’s fervent anti-LGBT+ laws. LGBT+ activist and YouTuber Amara shared a series of
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Marsha De Cordova. (Dave Benett/Getty Images) British Labour Party politician Marsha de Cordova has quit her role on the opposition frontbench as shadow women and equalities minister. Her abrupt departure from the shadow cabinet was announced by the Battersea MP Tuesday afternoon (14 September) on Twitter, a decision made with “much sadness”. Now taking to
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Participant march in the Tokyo Rainbow Pride parade on the streets of Tokyo, Japan. (Alessandro Di Ciommo/NurPhoto via Getty Images) A Japanese politician has apologised after referring to LGBT+ people as a “disease” during a discussion about school uniforms. Toshikatsu Ehara, 63, a member of the Tomisato Municipal Assembly, made controversial comments during a local
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Actor Nicholas Brendon. (Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images) Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Nicholas Brendon is struggling to walk after suffering from “paralysis in his genitals and legs”. A representative for the actor, who played token straight white man Xander Harris in the beloved television show, confirmed to the Daily Mail that the 50-year-old’s consistent back pain
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Sandi Toksvig (L) and Susan Calman (R) laugh after a contestant on British comedy panel show ‘QI’ thought she heard Toksvig say ‘lesbians’ instead of ‘laser beams’. (TikTok/@theqielves/BBC) Legendary comedian Sandi Toksvig tried valiantly to hold laughter over a contestant hilariously mishearing the words lesbian and laser beams on QI. The TikTok channel @theqielves, which
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California lawmakers have sent a bill banning secretly removing a condom during sex – commongly known as ‘stealthing’ – to governor Gavin Newsom. (Pexels) California could soon become the first state to outlaw “stealthing”, the vile practice of removing a condom during sex without verbal consent. State lawmakers sent a bill to governor Gavin Newsom’s
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Nikki Kuhnhausen, 17, was tragically killed after her assailant discovered she was transgender. (Facebook) The killer who strangled 17-year-old trans girl Nikki Kuhnhausen to death with a phone cord has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. David Bogdanov, 27, was found guilty of second-degree and malicious harassment under Washington state’s hate crime statute back
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Drag star Priscilla has been unveiled as the host of Drag Race Italia (Instagram/@priscilla_drag) International drag superstar Priscilla has been named as the new host for RuPaul’s latest spin-off show, Drag Race Italia. The inaugural season of Drag Race Italia will sashay onto Discovery Plus Italia and WOW Presents Plus this November, joining the ever-expanding drag
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Winterset High School in Iowa punished a bisexual teacher for disclosing his sexuality (Facebook/Winterset High School) More than a hundred students at Winterset High School in Iowa staged a defiant walkout after their teacher was disciplined for telling his class he was bisexual. Seventh-grade literacy teacher Lucas Kaufmann was placed on administrative leave last week after
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Xavier Novell, the former bishop of Solsona and conversion therapist (YouTube/TV3) An ultra-conservative conversion therapy priest has rapidly changed career after falling head-over-heels for a writer of Satanic erotic fiction. Xavier Novell, Bishop of Solsona, was seen as a rising star in Spain’s Catholic church after being appointed as the country’s youngest bishop in 2010
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Former Harry Potter actress Miriam Margolyes. (Karwai Tang/WireImage) Miriam Margolyes still wishes she never came out as gay to her parents and thinks the shock sent her mother to an early grave. The Harry Potter actor opened up about her tumultuous coming out in her new memoir This Much Is True. In an excerpt published by the Daily Mail,
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Plaintiffs were represented by Lamba Legal and the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) Trans state employees can sue North Carolina for failing to cover gender-affirming treatments in its health insurance plan, the Fourth Circuit has ruled. Six state employees filed the lawsuit in 2019 accusing the North Carolina State Health Plan of discrimination
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Gay teacher Lonnie Billard was fired because of his sexuality (Charlotte Observer) A gay teacher has won his lawsuit against the Catholic school that fired him after they learned he was planning to marry his same-sex partner. The school and the Catholic Diocese of Charlotte violated workplace sex discrimination laws in firing the former teacher,
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A Pride flag on the steps of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California (Max Whittaker/Getty) The California state senate has unanimously approved America’s first bill aimed at improving data on violent deaths in the LGBT+ community. If passed into law, AB 1094 would kickstart a three-year pilot program run by the California Department of Public
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A new study has revealed that gay men and lesbians are just as bad for bisexual erasure as straight people. (Envato Elements) Erasure of bisexual men is common, even among other people in the LGBT+ community, according to new research. The study, published in the European Journal for Social Psychology, found that most people still believe bisexual
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Lil Nas X and Kid Cudi could be about to collaborate. (Emma McIntyre/Getty/Tim Mosenfelder/WireImage) Lil Nas X has accepted Kid Cudi’s offer to collaborate after he faced criticism over a lack of Black male artists on his debut album. The “Industry Baby” singer and rapper revealed the tracklisting for his debut album Montero on Wednesday (1 September),
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Brian Tamaki. (YouTube) A bishop who thinks he’s being “bullied and overpowered” by the “gay agenda” is now trying to stop progressive, pro-LGBT+ legislation being passed in New Zealand. Brian Tamaki, the self-appointed bishop of the Destiny Church, condemned the LGBT+ community in an article published on his own website in August. In the wide-ranging
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Russian cadets on stage at the Dobrynin Palace of Culture in Yaroslav (Facebook/Тарас Александрович Сидорин) Russian paratroopers horrified an audience with a homophobic theatre performance depicting a gay man being crushed under a concrete block. The performance was shown as part of an anniversary celebration for a local patriotic military club at the Dobrynin Palace
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