black lives matter

Robert Brissette, an ardent Trump support, coughed at Black Lives Matter protesters while hurling homophobic insults. (Screen captures via YouTube) A Donald Trump supporter once again proved that the president’s fans are the pinnacle of grace and decorum by… taunting Black Lives Matter supporters with homophobic slurs before violently coughing on them. While pumping gas
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Singer/songwriter Demi Lovato attends the 2018 Billboard Music Awards 2018 at the MGM Grand Resort International on May 20, 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo by LISA O’CONNOR / AFP) (Photo credit should read LISA O’CONNOR/AFP/Getty Images) Demi Lovato has managed to convert the relentless, inexpressible rage people feel towards Donald Trump into a song
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Hope Presbyterian Church leaders and members were shocked to see the signs had been vandalised within hours of being installed. (Screen captures via NBC Chicago) A church community in a northern Illinois town was left devastated after signs signalling support of the LGBT+ community, as well as the Black Lives Matter movement, were burned down,
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Samson Tequir. (Facebook) In the latest flare-up amid the Black Lives Matter protests continuing to seize major US cities, a Black trans man was left with his jaw and eye socket shattered after two men brutally beat him up. Samson Tequir, 30, who helps organise demonstrations in Rochester, New York, was assailed last Friday afternoon
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Mark and Patricia McCloskey once waggled guns outside their sprawling mansion as peaceful people protests racial inequality and police brutality. (Screen capture via Twitter) A white couple who stood outside the Missouri, US, mansion and waggled guns at Black Lives Matter protesters, surprise surprise, once allegedly fought to exclude gay folk from moving into their
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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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