LGBTQ

Pope Francis celebrates mass at the the National Shrine of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, Canada. (Getty/ Chip Somodevilla) Pope Francis has met with four groups of trans people who found shelter in a Catholic church, the Vatican has confirmed. According to AP News, the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano reported that the Pope met with a group of trans
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Shea Coulee has opened up about her Marvel role. (Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Show Presented by Amazon Prime Video) RuPaul’s Drag Race alum She Couleé is spilling the tea about her role in the upcoming Disney+ Marvel series Ironheart. Shea Couleé’s casting in Ironheart was confirmed last week, and while details
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Taika Waititi attends the Sydney premiere of Thor: Love And Thunder. (Don Arnold/WireImage) Taika Waititi has come under fire over historic anti-trans tweets criticising trans women’s looks and deadnaming Caitlyn Jenner. Waititi’s name began trending on Twitter following reports he and Rita Ora had married – but congratulations soon turned to criticism when users found historic
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Actor Armie Hammer. (Christopher Polk/Getty Images for The Critics’ Choice Awards ) Discovery+ has dropped the shocking trailer for the upcoming docuseries House of Hammer exploring the alleged sexual abuse crimes of actor Armie Hammer. Warning: This article contains descriptions of sexual violence. The three-part series will investigate the accusations that have plagued the former Hollywood
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Kitty Scott-Claus in Celebrity Masterchef. (BBC) Drag Race UK sensation turned Celebrity MasterChef hopeful Kitty Scott-Claus thinks bigots attacking drag shows need to “have a day off”. Since finishing as a runner-up on season three, Kitty Scott-Claus has been booked and busy. She’s led her first-ever West End show – the ‘Dragatha Christie’ sensation Death Drop, and is now
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Elana Dykewomon was a celebrated author, writer, and playwright. (Jane Tyska/Digital First Media/East Bay Times via Getty Images) Celebrated lesbian author and activist Elana Dykewomon has died at the age of 72 of cancer. The trailblazing writer died on Sunday (7 August) in Oakland, California. Her brother David Nachman told the Mendocino Beacon that Dykewomon
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Senator Lindsey Graham says ‘states should decide the issue of marriage’ (Kevin Dietsch/Getty) US Republican senator Lindsey Graham has said states should decide if same-sex marriage is legal. Amid discussions over legislation that would implement legal protections for same-sex married couples, Graham said he had been consistent in his view that “states should decide the
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Tom Daley has warned that “something monumental will happen” if the so-called “debate” over trans athletes in elite sport escalates further. The diver, who won his fourth (and first gold) Olympic medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, has previously spoken out against bans that prohibit trans athletes to compete in elite sports. FINA (the administrative
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Daniel O’Shaughnessy says douching isn’t always necessary. (PinkNews) Daniel O’Shaughnessy had worked as a nutritionist for years before he thought of writing a book specifically about queer people’s nutritional needs. The idea first came to him when he was “dragged” onto a gay cruise ship. Throughout his career, Daniel had worked extensively with LGBTQ+ clients –
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Donald Trump tosses hats to supporters at the rally Waukesha, Wisconsin. (Getty/ Scott Olson) Donald Trump repeatedly misgendered swimmer Lia Thomas in pathetic rant about trans athletes, promising to ban trans women from sports. Trump made the comments at a “Save America” rally in Waukesha, Wisconsin on Friday (5 August), where he pushed the Republican candidates
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Drag Race Down Under season two contestant Faúx Fúr says it was “tough” being eliminated in the first episode over an outfit design fault. (WOW/Stan) Drag Race Down Under queen Faúx Fúr “broke down” after being eliminated in the first episode of the Aussie spin-off’s second season.  RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under season two spoilers below. The
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Archbishop of Canterbury responds to Sandi Toksvig after criticism over church’s LGBTQ+ stance. (Hollie Adams and Joe Maher/Stringer via Getty Images) The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has asked to meet with presenter and activist Sandi Toksvig after she criticised his stance on the LGBTQ+ community as a “horrible mistake”. Over the past two weeks,
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Lady Gaga at the British premiere of House of Gucci. (John Phillips/Getty Images for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Universal Pictures ) Lady Gaga confirmed her role in the upcoming Joker sequel Folie à Deux by sharing a cryptic yet camp video. The “Stupid Love” hitmaker will start opposite Joaquin Phoenix, who is returning for the role of crooked
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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson once told “influential” Hollywood figures to “f**k off” after they said playing a gay character would “ruin” his career. (Araya Doheny/WireImage) Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson had an absolutely iconic response when some “few influential folks” told him that playing a gay character would “ruin” his acting career.  The revelation came after
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Beyoncé referenced Monica Lewinsky in ‘Partition’. (Parkwood/Getty) Monica Lewinsky wants Beyoncé to remove a reference from her song “Partition”. Lewinsky spoke out after Beyoncé revised her song “Heated”, from the new album Renaissance, to remove an ableist slur. “Uhmm, while we’re at it,” Lewinsky tweeted. She named Beyoncé’s 2013 song “Partition”, which includes the lyric:
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Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, speaks at the 2022 Lambeth Conference held at The University of Kent. (Neil Turner for The Lambeth Conference) A influential group of Anglican bishops are calling for “homosexual practice” to be “rejected” at the Lambeth Conference, insisting that “God’s power” will help gay people with the “ordering of relationships”. On
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Jill Scott of England celebrates with the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 Trophy during the England Women’s Team Celebration at Trafalgar Square on August 01, 2022 in London, England. (Leon Neal/Getty) England hero Jill Scott interviewed the Women’s Euro 2022 trophy in a hilarious clip. The England team descended on London’s Trafalgar Square on Monday (1
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Jinkx Monsoon in final lip-sync battle (left) Bianca Del Rio (right). (RuPaul YouTube/Getty) RuPaul’s Drag Race legendary legend Jinkx Monsoon has revealed how fellow drag queen Bianca Del Rio contributed to her iconic All Stars 7 finale lip-sync victory. The Queen of all Queens took to Instagram to post the behind-the-scenes of her stand out
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Harley Quinn showrunners promise they are “never going” to break up Harley and Poison Ivy in the HBO Max animated series. (YouTube/HBO Max) Harley Quinn showrunners have vowed that Harley and Poison Ivy “will never break up” as long as they’re in charge of the HBO Max series. Patrick Schumacker, showrunner on the animated show, explained
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