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Just days before Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, the Trump administration launched an eleventh-hour push to entrench anti-LGBT+ discrimination in law. (Getty/Michael Reaves) Former president Donald Trump made a final desperate and futile attempt to undermine LGBT+ rights, shortly before Joe Biden took office. Just days before Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, the Trump administration launched an
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Controversial former gay Trump official Richard Grenell claims he discussed ‘gay conservatives’ with Donald Trump (Twitter/Getty) Controversial gay ex-Trump official Richard Grenell has claimed that Donald Trump spent some of his last hours in office discussing “gay conservatives” with him. The Republican operative, who formerly served as Trump’s ambassador to Germany and briefly as acting
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Surprise surprise, traits of toxic masculinity are more likely to be found in Trump fans (Envato) An entirely predictable study has found that Americans who support traditional stereotypes of toxic masculinity are more likely to back Donald Trump. A team from Penn State University found a correlation between belief in “hegemonic masculinity” – the notion
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Don Lemon eviscerated Lindsey Graham after he publicly criticised Donald Trump, but was seen with him just days later. (Dimitrios Kambouris/MANDEL NGAN/Getty) Don Lemon has absolutely eviscerated anti-LGBT+ Republican Lindsey Graham for pandering to Donald Trump – and it is truly a read for the ages. Graham publicly condemned Trump after the president encouraged a
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Arnold Schwarzenegger pictured in 2015 in London, England. (Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty/ Paramount) As Arnold Schwarzenegger delivers a scathing takedown of Donald Trump and the US Capitol riots, it’s easy to paint the Terminator as a liberal hero. But that’s not how many LGBT+ people remember him. The former actor, bodybuilder and politician has had quite
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Outgoing president Donald Trump was hit with a permanent Twitter ban. (Getty/ Tasos Katopodis) A cake analogy has beautifully shut down Republicans who are claiming that Donald Trump was unfairly banned from Twitter. The lame duck US president’s @RealDonaldTrump account was initially suspended from Twitter on Wednesday (6 January) after the social media platform decided
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Former acting director of national intelligence Richard Grenell. (Getty/Chip Somodevilla) As a stunned America reacted to the violent storming of the Capitol by a pro-Trump white supremacist mob, just one thing was certain – Richard Grenell would lie about it all. Ripping pages straight out of the Donald Trump playbook, Grenell continued to spew wily
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George Santos attended a Mar-A-Lago New Year’s Eve Party with Rudy Giuliani and the Trump family, with not a mask in sight. (@Santos4Congress/Twitter) Gay Trump supporter George Santos hit out at the New York Times for citing an Instagram post showing him maskless at the Mar-A-Lago New Year’s Eve party, after his fiancé was subsequently fired.
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Marcus Bachmann. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images) Donald Trump appointed Tuesday (22 December) Marcus Bachmann, an anti-gay counsellor who once referred to gay people as “barbarians“, to an advisory post as the US president scrambles to entrench key allies in top positions. The husband of Michele Bachman, who was once dubbed “America’s biggest homophobe“, has been repeatedly
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Pete Buttigieg has spoken about his first experience of homophobia in a moving speech as he made history with a nomination for a role in Joe Biden’s cabinet. The former South Bend, Indiana mayor made history on Tuesday (15 December) when he was announced as Biden’s pick for transportation secretary. The 38-year-old will become the
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John Mandt. (JohnMandt4VW.com) A West Virginia, US, lawmaker who resigned earlier this year after allegedly saying “silly faggots, dicks are for chicks!” has been reelected as a delegate. John Mandt Jr withdrew from the race to join West Virginia House of Delegates, representing District 16, in October. The 57-year-old withdrew after he reportedly wrote in a
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‘Tiger King’ star Joe Exotic was jailed for trying to have an animal rights activist murdered. (Facebook) As the last days of Donald Trump’s presidency slip away, Joe Exotic is getting desperate for that precious pardon – so he’s trying to get his attention the only way he knows how. The “gun-toting gay redneck” star
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Donald Trump-appointed judges reverved a vital ban on therapists offering conversion therapy – a denounced and debunked pseudosicenfitic practise – Friday (November 20), branding the ban “unconstititional”. Also called reparative therapy, medical organisations across the world have widely rejected the treatment as traumatising and psychologically scarring, especially to minors. In fact, the American Academy of
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Donald Trump (L) and Joe Exotic (R). (Tom Pennington/Getty//Netflix) Joe Exotic is so confident that Donald Trump will pardon him for his many crimes that he’s already booked a limousine to drive him home from prison. The ‘gun-toting gay redneck’ star of Netflix’s Tiger King is currently serving 22 years in federal prison for a litany
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Michael Mason feels “bullied” by his neighbours’ children’s chalk art. (CBS Sacramento) A fragile Trump supporter has filed a restraining order against his neighbours, claiming he has been “bullied” after children decorated the street with LGBT+ chalk art. Michael Mason, of Rocklin, California, has filed a restraining order against his neighbours, alleging they have harassed
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Democratic firebrand Stacey Abrams has celebrated the end of “orange menace” Donald Trump Democratic firebrand Stacey Abrams has celebrated the end of “orange menace” Donald Trump as she prepares to spearhead efforts to flip the Senate. Abrams has earned widespread praise for her work to combat voter suppression on Georgia, with her get out the
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Dave Chappelle faced backlash for making an AIDS joke during his Saturday Night Live monologue (YouTube) Dave Chappelle is facing backlash after he mocked Donald Trump with a shocking joke about Freddie Mercury and AIDS on Saturday Night Live. The comedian hosted Saturday’s episode of the sketch comedy and variety show – and he won some
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Bette Midler upgraded Donald Trump’s dismal loss in the presidential election into a musical number. (Screen capture via Twitter) Proving that the world is already a better place since Joe Biden won the presidential election, Bette Midler has transformed Donald Trump’s dismal loss into a pretty catchy musical. Bette Midler has long made it clear
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Philadelphians dancing to YMCA, Trump’s own campaign song, to celebrate his defeat (Twitter/@ambiej) Overjoyed Philadelphians took to the streets to celebrate Joe Biden’s critical lead by singing and dancing to the Village People’s “YMCA”, a song that’s been co-opted by Trump as the unofficial soundtrack to his rallies. A wave of excitement came on Friday
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Mary Trump speaking on Channel 4 News. (Screen capture via Channel 4/Twitter) With Joe Biden edging achingly closer to victory, US President Donald Trump will seek to “undermine” the Democrat’s leadership, niece Mary Trump said in an explosive interview Friday evening (November 5). Speaking to Channel 4 News, Mary sought to tear into the torrent
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Georgia is one messy queen. (Getty) US election memes are just about the only thing stopping us from exploding right now, tbh. Three days after Election Day (November 3), America (and the world) is no closer to a definitive result. Joe Biden is miles ahead in the popular vote, with the highest total in US
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MSNBC reporter Jacob Soboroff (L) presses Richard Grenell (R) for information during a Trump campaign briefing in Nevada, US. (Screen capture via Twitter/MSNBC) Richard Grenell raged at a pool of journalists reporting at a Trump campaign press conference in Nevada Thursday (November 5), both refusing to name himself and to provide evidence of his allegations
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Supporters hold up an LGBT+ Pride flag for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. (George Frey/Getty Images The number of LGBT+ people who voted for Donald Trump in the 2020 US presidential election more than double compared to four years ago, exit polls suggest. With a bitter and strained electoral battle unfolding and an anxious nation
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Pete Buttigieg continued his run as the breakout star of the US election, delivering an expert tear-down of Donald Trump’s handling of the economy on Fox News. In recent weeks the former presidential hopeful has been a welcome counterpoint to the obsequious Fox News coverage, fuelling viral views as his dry sarcasm and calm, coherent
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Lady Gaga speaks in support of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden during a drive-in campaign rally at Heinz Field on November 02, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Drew Angerer/Getty) During his final day on the campaign trail Donald Trump went on a bizarre rant about Lady Gaga, but it’s his pronunciation of her name that will
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Donald Trump and his wife Melania. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Melania Trump blamed last Thursday (October 29) the “many enemies in the political establishment” on why people feel Donald Trump is anti-LGBT+, something she says she’s “shocked” about. The First Lady has, throughout the president’s pique and caustic leadership, positioned herself almost as a balm of
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Donald Trump has shown just how desperate he’s getting by lashing out at Joe Biden for working with the famous “anti-fracking activist” Lady Gaga. Gaga, who is of course best known for her stance on fracking, will appear at a drive-in rally for Biden in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Monday (2 November) to help build last-minute
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