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The Vagina Museum team Florence Schechter, Zoe Williams and Sarah Creed (Photo by Angus Young) London’s Vagina Museum is set to reopen this month with an exhibition dedicated to the history of menstruation. The Vagina Museum, which started as a pop-up in 2017, opened as the world’s first museum dedicated to vaginas, vulvas and gynaecological
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Pope Francis. (Christopher Furlong/Getty) Catholic churches in Germany have decided to bless same-sex couples despite a Vatican ruling that forbids them from doing so. The Church of St Benedict in Munich and three other churches in Würzburg offered blessings to same-sex couples on Sunday (9 May) in direct contravention of the Vatican’s widely condemned policy.
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Transgender people and supporters march through central London during the second Trans Pride protest march for equality on 12 September 2020. (Photo by Wiktor Szymanowicz/Barcroft Media via Getty Images) A retired Old Bailey judge has questioned why anti-trans groups such as the LGB Alliance weren’t included in a consultation on hate crime laws. Charles Wilde,
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LGBT+ students were told to “die” in horrific graffiti. (Envato Elements) LGBT+ students were told to “die” in “appalling and terrifying” homophobic graffiti daubed over a Pride flag. Abusive slurs were scrawled on a white board that had a Pride flag projected onto it at Broadland High School in Norfolk, according to the North Norfolk News.
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Franklin Graham got a frosty response from the Seattle Police Department (CNP/Ron Sachs//Anadolu Agency/Getty) Franklin Graham has insisted he’s “not anti-gay” after Seattle Police refused to attend his dinner because of his homophobic views. The notoriously anti-LGBT+ preacher is hosting the aw enforcement appreciation dinner in Seattle next week, but there’s just one tiny problem: Seattle
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Phelokazi Ndlwana was brutally murdered in South Africa (Facebook/Gay and Lesbian Network) South Africa is mourning yet another LGBT+ murder victim, a 24-year-old lesbian named Phelokazi Ndlwana. Police were called to the crime scene on Mzolxolo Street in the Khayelitsha township on Sunday (2 May), where they found Ndlwana’s body. “On their arrival they were
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The acclaimed director Paul Verhoeven has dropped an explosive trailer for his long-awaited erotic lesbian nun romance, Benedetta. The steamy period drama will be the Dutch filmmaker’s first movie in five years and is expected to bear all the hallmarks of his iconic psychosexual dramas Basic Instinct and Elle. Inspired by true events, the French-language thriller
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Alex Salmond claims his reported remarks about the SNP being captured by “loony tune transgender warriors” are inaccurate, insisting those were not his “exact words”. The Alba party leader and former first minister of Scotland is alleged to have made the comment to Scottish broadcaster Jim Spence, who reported it in The Courier on Tuesday
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Lil Nas X. (David Crotty/Patrick McMullan via Getty) Lil Nas X hesitated before introducing his bottoming banger “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” to the world in case its lyrics “alienated” his straight fans. The star put his sexuality front and centre in the chart-topping global hit which includes explicit references to gay sex, not
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Proud Boys at a gun rights rally on 1 May, 2021, in Salem, Oregon. (Getty/ Nathan Howard) The Canadian chapter of the far-right extremist group Proud Boys has dissolved itself, while insisting it was “never a white supremacy group”. In February this year, Proud Boys was officially designated a white supremacist terrorist group in Canada, for their
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Normunds Kindzulis, a 29-year-old medical assistant, suffered burns on 85 per cent of his body. (Instagram/@kindzulis.normunds) A gay man from Tukums, Latvia, died of burns Wednesday (28 April) that nearly covered his entire body after a disgruntled neighbour allegedly doused him with flammable liquid. Normunds Kindzulis, a 29-year-old medical assistant, suffered burns on 85 per
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Miitopia. (Nintendo) A demo has been released for forthcoming Switch RPG Miitopia, but it’s the character creator that’s taking the internet by storm. Characters in the RPG are made up of player created Mii characters, first introduced on Nintendo’s Wii console. It means you can customise the entire story with party members, and even villains,
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Ellen DeGeneres and Anne Heche. (HECTOR MATA/AFP via Getty) Anne Heche has said her ex-girlfriend Ellen DeGeneres didn’t want her to “dress sexy” when they attended the Golden Globes together in 1998. The Another World actress dated DeGeneres between 1997 and 2000, and she’s finally opening up about what her time with the lesbian icon was like.
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Justice N Anand Venkatesh ordered himself to attend an LGBT+ education session with a psychologist. (YouTube/ MMBA Madurai Bench – Lawyers Chambers and Envato) A high court judge in India has ordered himself to undergo an education session with a psychologist on same-sex relationships before ruling on a case relating to a lesbian couple. The
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The Supreme Court sided with California against the state of Texas (Justin Sullivan/Getty) The US Supreme Court has thrown out a Texas lawsuit over California’s ban on state-funded business trips to states that discriminate against LGBT+ people. California adopted the ban in 2017 after Texas allowed state-funded foster care and adoption agencies to deny services
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Trans man Teddy Cook addressing a New South Wales parliamentary committee (Screenshot: LGBTI Rights Australia) A trans health expert delivered a powerful testimony before ab Australian state parliament, declaring that trans people like him “deserve the dignity of being known”. Teddy Cook was the sole transgender person to address a New South Wales parliamentary inquiry
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Jonathan Bennett and Jaymes Vaughan. (jaymesv/instagram) Jonathan Bennett has shared the adorable story of how he first met his fiancé Jaymes Vaughan. The actor, who played love interest Aaron Samuels in Mean Girls, told The Knot about the incredible moment he first laid eyes on his husband-to-be. The couple met for the first time when Jonathan Bennett turned
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