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Comedian Joel Creasey Cancels Bendigo Gig Amid Safety Fears

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After his safety was threatened, comedian Joel Creasey has cancelled a stand-up gig in Bendigo.

News

News

Australia's Drag Kings Making Their Mark On The Scene

4 min read

We've all heard of drag queens, but here are the drag kings making their mark on Melbourne's entertainment scene.

Politics

Politics

Conversion 'Therapy' Survivors Speak Of Cruel Tactics

8 min read

Chris Csabs once prayed for cancer or to be in a car crash because he thought it was better to be dead than gay after his church taught him that homosexuals went to hell.

World

World

Man Sues Apple For 'Turning Him Gay'

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A Russian man has reportedly filed a complaint against Apple claiming the tech giant turned him gay. 

Views

Views

Let Folau Play, You Can't Condemn Him For Preaching The Words Of Your White Ancestors

4 min read

Growing up as a mixed-race Tongan-Australian woman from Mt Druitt meant I grew up with the King James version of The Holy Bible.

National

National

University Dean Compares Trans Youth To Overweight People

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Dozens of law academics from a Queensland university have publicly showed their support for transgender students after the head of their department argued against accepting a child's wish to transition.

The Bachelor

The Bachelor

Who Is Art Simone, The Drag Queen That Stole The Show On 'The Bachelor'?

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Thursday's episode of 'The Bachelor Australia' proved that not all group dates have to be a drag, but this one definiely was.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

The 'No Gay Gene' Study Terrifies Me

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When I saw the headline, I must admit, my heart sank.

World

World

Science Says There's No Such Thing As A 'Gay Gene'

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There's no such thing as a single 'gay gene' that drives a person's sexual behavior, concludes the largest genetic study ever conducted on the issue.

Politics

Politics

The Prime Minister Has Personally Intervened In A Toilet Controversy

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Between jetting to Vietnam and the G7 in France, and preparing for a trip to Timor-Leste, the PM has shifted his focus off the global stage and onto toilet signage in Canberra.

Music

Music

Troye Sivan Slams Interviewer For 'Inappropriate' Question

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Troye Sivan has hit back at an interview with a LGBTQ+ magazine that asked invasive questions about his sex life.

Charles O'Grady

Charles O'Grady

It's My Right To Change My Gender On My Birth Certificate, Surgery Or Not

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As a transgender person, I am often faced with the profound absurdity of having other people debate my existence for me -- not simply whether I do exist, but also whether or not I should.

Kate Doak

Kate Doak

Cricket Australia Just Made It Okay For People Like Me To Play Sport

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There's one sporting memory that I'll always cherish.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'Ignorant And Insensitive': Mario Lopez Apologises For Transphobic Comments

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Mario Lopez has apologised after transphobic comments he made last month re-surfaced.

Music

Music

Rammstein Protest Russian Anti-LGBTQ+ Laws With Onstage Kiss

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While performing in Moscow, two members of Rammstein locked lips.

News

News

Four Teens Charged Over Attack On Lesbian Couple

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Four teenagers have been charged for a highly-publicised attack on two women on a London bus in May.

Tech

Tech

New LGBTQ Safety Feature On Tinder Could Save Naive Travellers

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Dating app Tinder has introduced a 'Traveller Alert' system to protect its LGBTQ users.

Tim Costello

Tim Costello

This Is Why I Said Christians Need To Relax

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There’s a fair bit of noise surrounding freedom of religion these days, as showcased by Israel Folau -- who posted to Instagram a list of 'sinners', and claimed that without repenting, they would be destined for hell.

James Norman

James Norman

Sorry ScoMo, What Australia Needs Is Freedom FROM Religion

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There was ScoMo just last night, his right hand likely raised heavenward, surrounded by 21,000 devotees at the Australian Hillsong annual conference, pontificating about what Australia needs now:

Music

Music

Lil Nas X Celebrates Last Day Of Pride Month By Coming Out

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"Deadass thought I made it obvious."

James Norman

James Norman

50 Years Since The Stonewall Riots, Gay Culture Is Still In Danger

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I once heard homosexuality described as a "joyful instinct".

National

National

Israel Folau Calls GoFundMe Decision 'Discrimination', Will Continue Legal Fight

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Israel Folau called GoFundMe's decision to axe his fundraising campaign part of a "continuing campaign of discrimination".

Megan Hustwaite

Megan Hustwaite

Maria Folau Should Consider Herself Blessed Her Contract Wasn’t Torn Up

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HALLELUJAH. The powers that be have seen the light.

Sport

Sport

Israel Folau's GoFundMe Has Been Taken Down

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The GoFundMe page set up by Israel Folau asking supporters to donate to his legal proceedings against Rugby Australia has been removed.

Music

Music

What Is 'Shade' And How To Use it Correctly

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In her latest single Taylor Swift tells homophobes to "take several seats".

Celebrity

Celebrity

Tay Tay Made Surprise Appearance At Stonewall Inn With Modern Family Star

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Just one day after the release of her single 'You Need To Calm Down', Swift performed at the iconic Stonewall Inn to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising.

TV

TV

There Is Going To Be A Same-Sex Couple In 'My Little Pony'

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The writers of "My Little Pony" have confirmed that the latest season of the show will see two new characters – Aunt Holiday and Aunt Lofty.

News

News

Vatican Rejects 'Transgender' Term, Says People Can't Choose Their Gender

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The Vatican has condemned gender theory as part of a “confused concept of freedom."

Sport

Sport

'I Ran And Hid': Gay Pride Parade Terror For Aussie Erin Phillips

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Aussie footy and basketball legend Erin Phillips had a huge scare overnight.

World

World

Women 'Aren't Scared To Be Visibly Queer' After Homophobic Bus Attack

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Two women who were the victims of a homophobic attack on a London bus said they won't be moved to hide their sexuality.

News

News

Two Women Bashed In Homophobic Attack 'For Refusing To Kiss'

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Two women were punched and robbed in what police on Friday called a disgusting homophobic assault on a London bus, after one of the victims said their attackers tried to force them to kiss each other.

Celebrity

Celebrity

The Project's Hamish Macdonald Makes Romantic Red Carpet Debut With Partner

1 min read

Hearts aflutter!

Music

Music

K-Pop Star Sunmi Declares Herself An 'LGBT Queen'

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A viral video of K-Pop sensation Sunmi has excited fans around the world.

Movies

Movies

Elton John Slams Russian Censorship Of 'Rocketman'

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While 'Rocketman' continues to tick along at the box office, its subject Elton John has slammed a decision to censor the film in Russia.

News

News

Groundbreaking Gillette Ad Praised Worldwide For Transgender Support Message

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Praise has been piled on Gilette after its new ad championed a transgender teen and the bond he has with his father.

Josh Butler

Josh Butler

'I'm Not Running For Pope, I'm Running For Prime Minister'

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Being forced to clarify that you don't believe gay people go to hell is not exactly an ideal situation just days out from an election.

TV

TV

Mr Ratburn From 'Arthur' Just Came Out And Got Married

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In the season 22 episode, Mr Ratburn quietly came out and married Patrick the aardvark.

Alex Greenwich

Alex Greenwich

Why YES Voters Could Decide The Election

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The Federal election on May 18 will be the first held since the legislation of marriage equality in December 2017.

World

World

Brunei Backs Down From Death Penalty For Gay Sex

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Brunei has backtracked on harsh new laws, including death by stoning for gay sex and adultery, following widespread condemnation from the international community.

News

News

Photo Goes Viral After Women Kiss In Front Of Anti-LGBTQ Leader

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An image of two young women kissing while they photobomb a selfie taken by far-right Italian leader Matteo Salvini has been widely shared on social media.

Music

Music

Imagine Dragons' Bold Political Statement At Billboard Music Awards

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After winning Top Rock Artist the band used their time to make a strong statement.

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#antsrant

James Faulkner's Post Was Foolish But Not Homophobic

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OK, let's all calm down for a minute and consider what actually happened here.

Movies

Movies

In Defence Of The MCU's First Openly Gay Character

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Warning: the following will unabashedly discuss spoilers from 'Avengers: Endgame'.

Brandon Jack

Brandon Jack

Why Folau And Mundine Are Like Bart Simpson With A Megaphone

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Growing up, I thought the most publicity a sportsperson could get was to do post-game interviews and eventually ride off into the sunset and feature in Lowes commercials.

World

World

Countries Where Stoning And Hanging For LGBTQ People Are Somehow Still Law

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On Wednesday, Brunei introduced harsh new laws -- including death by stoning for adultery and gay sex -- despite international condemnation, including from stars like George Clooney, Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres.

The Project

The Project

Magda Returns From 'Give Peace A Chance' Mission In Israel And Palestine

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If you’d like to know more about Magda’s recent trip, please take a look at the links below.

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Celebrity

Elton John Joins Brunei Hotel Boycott Over Laws That Will See LGBTI People Stoned To Death

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Elton John and George Clooney have strongly condemned Brunei's decision to impose the death penalty for gay sex and adultery.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Beyoncé Gives Drag Queen 'Shangela' A Standing Ovation After Tribute Performance

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The popular reality star's medley of Queen Bey numbers was a standout at the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards.

Celebrity

Celebrity

George Clooney Urges Boycott Of Brunei-Linked Hotels Over Anti-LGBT Laws

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The actor is calling for a boycott of nine luxury hotels owned by the Brunei Investment Agency over Brunei's plans to implement Islamic criminal laws, such as death by stoning for gay sex.

Narelda Jacobs

Narelda Jacobs

How I Told My Conservative Christian Parents I Was Gay

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Coming out is tough at the best of times.

World

World

New Laws Could See LGBTQ People Whipped Or Stoned To Death In Brunei

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Brunei must scale back plans to implement changes to its penal code next month that could see LGBTQ+ people whipped or stoned to death for same-sex activity, human rights groups said on Monday.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Adele And Jennifer Lawrence Partied In An NYC Gay Bar, And Where Was Our Invite?

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If you have ever wanted to see Adele get tackled by Jennifer Lawrence in a gay bar... now is your time.

TV

TV

'Neighbours' To Welcome First Ever Transgender Character To Ramsay Street

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Georgie Stone is set to play the first ever transgender character on 'Neighbours', as she joins the cast this season.

Movies

Movies

JK Rowling Details Gay Relationship She Left Out Of Movie

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The 'Harry Potter' author has made some new revelations in the DVD extras of her latest film.

Politics

Politics

'Obscene' Homophobic Political Posters Appear Ahead Of Election

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A Labor MP has referred "obscene" anonymous election material to the NSW Electoral Commission after it was distributed in Sydney's south. 

Celebrity

Celebrity

Ian McKellen Apologises Following Spacey And Singer Comments

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The actor came under fire after blaming alleged abuse on men having to live in the closet.

News

News

Kylie Minogue And Her BFF Crash Mardi Gras!

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At the 41st Sydney Mardi Gras, over 500-thousand celebrated the LGBTQI community.

National

National

'Fearless' Sydney Sees Mardi Gras Celebrated With This Australian First

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Hundreds of thousands gathered on Sydney's famous Oxford Street to watch 200 floats decked out in glitter, make their way down the annual parade.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Why Gen Z Is The Most Sexually Diverse Generation Ever

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On Saturday night, when thousands upon thousands march in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, the LGBTQI community will look as colourful, diverse and powerful as it ever has.

National

National

'I'd Never Heard A Story Of Someone Coming Out That Ended Positively'

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Growing up gay in Sydney's western suburbs -- an area of Australia which overwhelmingly voted 'no' to same-sex marriage -- wasn't easy. It was even less so in the 1980s and 1990s.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Ellen Page Responds To Jussie Smollett Case

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Ellen Page has written a passionate opinion piece about the continuing fallout surrounding Jussie Smollett.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

While Pell Faces Jail His Cousin Is Packing Her Bags

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Monica Hingston, 78, just won in the Faith category at the Australian LGBTI awards. She flew from Melbourne to Sydney for the ceremony, along with nine friends and family members.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Courtney Act To Help Spread The Love This Mardi Gras

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'Dancing With The Stars' DF slayer Courtney Act has partnered with ANZ and Mardi Gras for a campaign that'll see Oxford Streets around Australia festively decorated for the most festive event on the LGBTIQ+ calendar.

Exclusive

Exclusive

How A Gay Version Of 'The Bachelor' Could Work

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Network 10's head of programming has spilled on how a gay Bachelor would actually play out.

National

National

Boys Do Cry: The Artist Taking On 'Fragile Masculinity'

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Boys don't cry. Take it like a man. Be a big boy.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

This Is The Most Romantic Story You'll Hear For Valentine's Day

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If the old adage is true that a picture paints a thousand words, then this picture paints 50,000.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Chris Pratt Responds To Ellen Page About 'Anti-LGBTQ' Church

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Chris Pratt has defended his LA church after Ellen Page referred to it as 'infamously anti-LGBTQ'.

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I'm A Celebrity...

Lambie Slams Trans Rights: "You're Born A Man Or A Woman"

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During a chat about the state of Australian politics, former Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie fired up over the rights of transgender Australians.

World

World

Disneyland To Host Its First Official LGBTQ Event "Magical Pride"

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Disney is hosting its first-ever official pride event to celebrate the LGBTQ community. "Magical Pride" will take place at Disneyland Paris on June 1 to kick off Pride Month.

World

World

Jeremy Clarkson Accused Of Homophobia After Jeep Jokes

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Controversial television star Jeremy Clarkson is in the spotlight again, after being accused of homophobic comments made on Amazon Prime show, The Grand Tour.

World

World

Serial Killer Who Preyed On Gay Men Pleads Guilty To Eight Counts Of Murder

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A Canadian landscaper accused of sexually assaulting, killing and dismembering men he met over seven years has pleaded guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'Empire' Actor Assaulted In Possible Hate Crime

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Chicago police have opened a hate crime investigation after a cast member of the television show 'Empire' alleged he was attacked by men who shouted racial and homophobic slurs at him and physically attacked him.

Life

Life

Anna Wintour Just Gave An Almighty Serve To The PM And Margaret Court

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Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour gave a stirring speech at the Australian Open in which she slammed both Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Margaret Court over their views on gay rights.

Politics

Politics

'We All Knew': Marriage Postal Survey 'Traumatic' For LGBTQ Community, Study Finds

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The 2017 marriage equality campaign led to widespread depression, anxiety and psychological distress among lesbian, gay and bisexual Australians, a landmark study has reported.

Kate Doak

Kate Doak

I Transitioned 5 Years Ago. Here's What Happened On My First Trip Home.

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There’s one thing I’ll never forget from when I was growing up.

World

World

Intersex People Win Legal Rights With New 'Diverse' Category

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A new classification for "third gender" people will give recognition to intersex citizens on official documents, in a historic move in Germany.

National

National

Another Blood Shortage, But Almost 300,000 Australians Can't Donate

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Once again, Australia is in danger of running out of blood, and yet almost 300,000 members of the public are unable to donate thanks to what advocates say is outdated evidence.

Life

Life

Miss Universe's First Transgender Model Slays The Runway

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For the first time in the Miss Universe pageant's 67-year history, an openly transgender model has entered the competition.

Politics

Politics

Labor Rages As Government Blocks LGBTQ Students Bill

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"Call an election" was the demand from Labor's Penny Wong, as the government managed to block debate on a bill to remove discrimination against LGBTQ school students.

Politics

Politics

Labor Bill To Protect LGBTQ Students From Discrimination

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Penny Wong will introduce a bill to stop discrimination against gay school students, as the opposition accuses the government of dragging its feet on a promise made before the Wentworth by-election.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Shawn Mendes Addresses Gay Rumours

2 min read

"I know that it's not a bad thing. There's still a piece of me that thinks that. And I hate that side of me."

Celebrity

Celebrity

Taron Egerton Comes Out As Straight After Viral Instagram

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After one of his Instagram posts picked up a LOT of attention for the wrong reasons, the 'Kingsman' star was forced to clarify his sexuality.

National

National

Wedding Mag That Refused To Feature Same-Sex Couples Pleads For Love And Understanding

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The editors of a wedding magazine that is closing down due to its unwillingness to feature same-sex couples have released a tearful video calling for... love?

Celebrity

Celebrity

Caitlyn Jenner Now Regrets Supporting Trump

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In the lead-up to and after the election of Donald Trump, Caitlyn Jenner was a rare yet vocal member of the LGBTQ+ community who pledged unfettering support. Now, she's reconsidering.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Celebs Hit Out At Trump Admin’s Bid To Erase Recognition Of Trans People

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Celebrities have accused the Trump administration of “trying to make transgender people disappear” in response to the news that the US Department of Health wants to narrow the definition of gender.

National

National

Exorcisms To Rid Men And Women Of 'Demons Who Want Them To Be Gay'

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For some Australians gay conversion therapy is not the stuff of nightmares, but a brutal reality.

TV

TV

'Bachelor Vietnam' Contestants Who Fell In Love Are Dating

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If the finale of the Australian 'Bachelor' left you feeling a little disheartened, two contestants from Bachie Vietnam are here to remind you that love isn’t dead.

TV

TV

Bachelorette Ditches The Dude Confessing Love For Competitor

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In a shock rose ceremony, the pair decided to flip the switch, but it wasn't all roses.

Celebrity

Celebrity

How Amandla Stenberg Overcame “Internalised Homophobia”

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Amandla Stenberg has said she had to work through some "internalised homophobia" before publicly coming out as gay in June this year.

TV

TV

Bert And Ernie NOT GAY Says Sesame Street

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Sesame Street was brought to you today by the number 69 and the letters S-U-R-E J-A-N and by the number 69.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Kit Harington Calls Marvel Out For Lack Of LGBTQ Representation

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"There’s a big problem with masculinity and homosexuality that they can’t somehow go hand in hand."

Celebrity

Celebrity

Actor Josie Totah Comes Out As Transgender

1 min read

"I'm ready to be free."

Movies

Movies

Jack Whitehall To Play First Major Gay Character For Disney

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The comedian will reportedly join Emily Blunt and The Rock in Disney's 'Jungle Cruise'.

TV

TV

Ruby Rose Looks To Take On The Cowl For CW's Batwoman

1 min read

Orange is the new Bat.

Movies

Movies

First Look Joel Edgerton's Gay Conversion Drama Boy Erased

1 min read

The film stars Lucas Hedges as a young man forced to undergo reparative therapy to "pray the gay away".

TV

TV

Batwoman To Be First Superhero Series With Openly Gay Lead

1 min read

Kate Kane is coming to the CW.

TV

TV

Watch Jonathan Van Ness Talk About Queer Eye In 2014

1 min read

Vintage JVN henny!!

Celebrity

Celebrity

Mariah Carey Stopped Show To Help Couple Get Engaged Onstage

1 min read

Oh, baby, baby, they belong together...

Movies

Movies

ScarJo's Response To Rub & Tug Backlash: She Doesn't Care

3 min read

After successfully whitewashing a popular Japanese manga, Scarlett Johansson sets her sights on the trans community and, hon, keep it.

Movies

Movies

Marvel Boss Teases Out LGBTQ Characters To Join MCU

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Kevin Feige said we should expect characters we've seen and some new faces could be part of the LGBTQ community.