black lives matter

Cars drive past a billboard featuring Black trans model and activist Jari Jones in an advertisement for Calvin Klein. (Angela Weiss / AFP via Getty Images) Popping a bottle of champagne, a Black trans plus-sized woman looked up at a billboard on Lafayette Street, in New York’s lower Manhattan, to see herself. Model Jari Jones was surrounded
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Eyewitnesses say a the centre was attacked by a man with a golf club (Facebook/Oakland LGBTQ Community Centre) Police have launched an investigation after a vandal attacked a local LGBT+ community centre on Pride weekend, leaving staff and volunteers stunned. At around 10.05am on Saturday (June 27), bystanders watched in horror as a man with
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Peppermint was among the first queens to come onboard. (James Michael Avance) Since the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race aired more than a decade ago, 153 queens have shantayed, sashayed and sissied that walk. And only one of those 153 queens has been openly trans. Her name is Peppermint, the legendary queen from NYC
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Startling video showed a gang of far-right white-supremacists flashing Nazi salutes during a riot to defend a statue of Winston Churchill, who famously defeated the Nazis. (Screen capture via Twitter) Waving Union Jack flags, occasionally wearing face masks, almost always sipping beer and flashing Nazi salutes, an angry far-right mob made its way through London,
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A Black Lives Matter protest in Washington DC. (GettyYasin Ozturk) A leading LGBT+ rights organisation has said that the Black Lives Matter movement must do more for murdered Black trans women. Widespread protests against ongoing police brutality in the wake of the murder of George Floyd have spread across America. But the Human Rights Campaign
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Protesters gather for a Black Lives Matter demonstration in Paris, France, on June 2. (Pierre Suu/Getty Images) Police officers in France have been caught privately sharing hundreds of racist, sexist and homophobic messages. The messages were shared in a private Facebook group, which is made up of more than 8,000 police officers, gendarmes (paramilitary police)
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Billy Porter has said that “LGBT+ Black folks are people too” in a passionate speech about racism and discrimination in the United States. The Pose star addressed anti-LGBT+ prejudice within the Black community in a video posted today (June 5), and spoke about the violence faced by Black trans women. “As a Black queer man
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Munroe Bergdorf speaking at the Pride In London Gala Dinner 2019. (Venla Shalin/Getty Images for Pride in London) Munroe Bergdorf has broken her silence on L’Oréal’s controversial Black Lives Matter message that said “speaking out is worth it”. The company has been widely and heavily criticised for the June 1 message, given it abruptly dropped
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White thugs wielding baseball bats have been filmed shouting homophobic slurs at Black Lives Matter protesters. The incident, caught on camera in Fishtown, Philadelphia on Monday night, saw a gang of white men wielding weapons in the street while confronting a group of peaceful protesters. Thugs filmed shouting homophobic slurs at Black Lives Matter activists
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Stephanie Beatriz pledged her support for those protesting police brutality in the US (Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic) Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Stephanie Beatriz has donated a chunk of her salary to bail funds for those involved in Black Lives Matter protests across America. Bisexual actor Beatriz plays the character of detective Rosa Diaz, who is also bisexual, in
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