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Pop fans have declared Missouri singer-songwriter and “Good Luck, Babe!” star Chappell Roan as the music industry’s next big queer icon following her stellar Coachella set. The 26-year-old star, whose real name is Kayleigh Rose Amstutz, made waves on social media over the weekend after she gave a particularly sapphic performance at the California music
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The law allows public officials to refuse to marry anyone at their discretion. (Stock image/Getty) Public officials in Tennessee are now able to refuse to marry anyone at their discretion for any reason, sparking concern for gay couples applying for a marriage license. Republican Governor Bill Lee signed House Bill 878 into law on 21
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The couple has looked after 33 children since retiring. (Swiis Foster Care) A gay couple in the UK have fostered 33 children since their retirement, and are encouraging other people in the LGBTQ+ community to consider fostering.  Barney and Rajainder followed the “unretirement” trend, changing their career at age 66 to something which gave them
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Matthew Shepard Story: An American Hate Crime will mark 25 years since Matthew Shepard’s murder. (Investigation Discovery) A moving new documentary will explore the life and legacy of Matthew Shepard, 25 years after his death in what remains one of the most horrendous homophobic hate crimes in modern history. Wyoming student Matthew Shepard was just
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Community fans got their wish in 2022 when Peacock ordered a movie follow-up for the comedy series. Since the announcement, there have been few updates about the project, and, as expected, the project is on hold due to the Writers Guild Strike. Series star Joel McHale opened up to TV Line while promoting Crime Scene
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Michael Fabricant was confronted by a protester on his way into the Conservative Party conference – but he wasn’t assaulted, as some claimed. (Twitter/Domhauschild) Tory MP Michael Fabricant has denied claims he was violently assaulted by left-wing protesters at the Conservative Party conference. There was immediate uproar on Sunday (2 October) when Times Radio journalist Dom
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Atlanta city council member Liliana Bakhtiari has come out as non-monogamous, sharing they’re in a relationship with two “wonderful” life partners. (Instagram/@lilianaforatlanta) A queer politician from Georgia has proudly come out as non-monogamous as they introduced the world to their “wonderful” life partners. Atlanta city council member Liliana Bakhtiari, who is the first queer Muslim
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Cherry Valentine posing in an iconic drag look. (Twitter) As well as being a one-of-a-kind drag artist, Cherry Valentine knew exactly how to shut down anti-drag arguments with class. The drag icon’s family – whose real name was George Ward – tragically passed away last Sunday (18 September) at just 28-years-old. The genderfluid artist’s family
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LGBT+ Conservatives will no longer distribute their sloganed condoms at the party’s conference. (Envato/CCHQ logo) Internal emails from LGBT+ Conservatives suggest the group was told to pull its branded condoms from conference by the prime minister. The party’s LGBTQ+ group announced on Thursday (22 September) that it would no longer be distributing its sloganed condoms
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England captain Harry Kane will wear an armband for the OneLove campaign during matches at the Qatar World Cup. (Getty) England captain Harry Kane will wear a rainbow anti-discrimination armband at World Cup matches in Qatar, where LGBTQ+ identities are criminalised.  Kane and captains from several other countries that qualified for the World Cup –
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Serbian president Aleksandar Vučić allowed the march to go ahead, but on a smaller route. (Getty) Serbia’s government has been forced into a screeching u-turn after its decision to ban EuroPride’s parade was met with fierce opposition. EuroPride is an international celebration of the LGBTQ+ community hosted by a different European country each year. Serbia
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A woman take a photo using her mobile phone of the EuroPride flags fluttering during the opening ceremony of the EuroPride 2022 in Belgrade. (Oliver Bunic/Getty) EuroPride organisers have vowed to fight Serbia’s “disgraceful” ban on its planned march in Belgrade. The European Pride Organisers Association (EPOA) are preparing to mount a legal challenge after
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Police secure serbian LGBT Info centre during the ‘Litiya for salvation of Serbia’ in Belgrade. (Getty) Politicians from across Europe have condemned the Serbian government over the effective ban of this year’s EuroPride. Serbian police announced a ban on the route of the march on Tuesday (13 September) after weeks of hostile back-and-forth between EuroPride
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