LGBTQ

Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi and J Mase III are holding their fourth iteration of their #TransphobiaIsASin Campaign. (Instagram/@jmaseiii) A group of activists invite social media to join their campaign to ‘disrupt the religious violence trans people experience every day’. Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi and J Mase III edited the Black Trans Prayer Book to dismantle
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Cardi B attends the 2021 American Music Awards Red Carpet Roll-Out on 19 November 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic) Cardi B said she felt “extremely suicidal” and like a ‘burden to her family’ after a YouTuber pushed allegedly false claims about her. The “WAP” artist took to the witness stand on Thursday (13 January)
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Phillip Schofield has made a joking jab against Boris Johnson. (Getty Images) British prime minister Boris Johnson should swap Number 10 for Dancing of Ice to “fill extra time”, Phillip Schofield has said. As the coronavirus engulfed and battered Britain, government officials were asked to a “bring your own booze” for bash in the backyard
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Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness and season six star Angel Flores. (Getty/Roy Rochlin/Instagram) Queer Eye‘s Jonathan Van Ness has melted the heart of fans after revealing he’s become close friends with beloved contestant Angel Flores following her appearance on season six of the Netflix show. The transgender powerlifter had been struggling to find herself and
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Ansel Pierce. (TikTok) Euphoria returned with a bang this week, as fans were once again treated to several scenes featuring full-frontal male nudity. Yep, the premiere episode saw three different penises grace our screens, including one attached to a character now forever known as “toilet guy” Actor Ansel Pierce made a short but memorable appearance during the
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A flag bearer waves a Chelsea FC flag with the LGBT+ Progress flag design. (Clive Rose/Getty Images) Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has said the “Chelsea rent boy” chant is a homophobic hate crime and not “harmless banter”. For decades, fans of teams playing against football titan Chelsea FC have lobbed the cruel chant from
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Sarah Palin visits “Extra” at Universal Studios Hollywood on 4 December 2015 in Universal City, California. (Getty/Noel Vasquez) Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin went on a bizarre rant accusing “liberals” of trying to “pound” sex in people’s minds. Palin, who once rapped Sir Mix-a-Lot’s “Baby Got Back” in a pink and purple bear suit on
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Tourists visit the Ancient Acropolis archeological site in Athens on 1 July 2021. (Louisa Gouliamaki/X07402/AFP via Getty) Greece’s culture ministry has launched an investigation following the release of a short film showing two men having sex at the ancient Acropolis in Athens. The 36-minute film, entitled “Departhenon” or “Xeparthenon” in some reports, was released in
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Protestor holds ‘Trans Lives Matter’ placard during protest in Warsaw, 2018. (Getty/Maciej Luczniewski) Within the first week of 2022, seven US states have proposed nine bills that would roll back the rights of trans and non-binary youth. These proposed bills will negatively impact trans and non-binary youths’ right to privacy, restrict their ability to take
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Adelaide United’s Josh Cavallo follows the play during the Australian A-League football match between Perth Glory and Adelaide United in Perth on November 20, 2021. (Photo by TREVOR COLLENS/AFP via Getty Images) Josh Cavallo’s team, Adelaide United, has asked police to investigate death threats made against the footballer. Since coming out as gay last October,
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Pride in Seoul, South Korea. (ED JONES/AFP/Getty Images) One of South Korea’s top courts dismissed a landmark lawsuit that sought to bolster LGBT+ rights by enshrining equal access to healthcare benefits. The Seoul Administrative Court on Friday (7 January) shrugged off the suit brought forward by So Seong-wook, 30, against the country’s National Health Insurance Service
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Minister for Women and Equalities Liz Truss. (NurPhoto via Getty/ David Cliff) British equalities minister Liz Truss has faced fresh criticism for failing to set up a new LGBT+ advisory panel some nine months after scrapping it. Anneliese Dodds, Labour Party MP and shadow equalities minister, expressed her frustration at the government’s sluggish attitude to
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Josh Cavallo of Adelaide United. (Jonathan DiMaggio/Getty Images) Josh Cavallo, the pathbreaking gay professional top-flight men’s footballer, has been subjected to homophobic abuse during a match. The Adelaide United player, 22, was roped into Saturday’s (8 January) Adelaide United’s draw against Melbourne Victory in Australia’s A-League. Cavallo, who came out in October, said there were
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Jeopardy! champion Amy Schneider. (Twitter/ Jeopardy!) Reigning Jeopardy! champion Amy Schneider has once again made history as the first woman to ever surpass $1 million in earnings. Schneider, the affable wiseacre and engineering manager from Dayton, Ohio, already has sufficient bragging rights from her nearly two-month-long streak on the syndicated game show. She is already
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Members of the Canadian Forces salute. (Brent Just/Getty Images) Canada’s armed forces are to ditch gendered uniforms and allow service members to choose the get-up “most comfortable” to them. The Department of National Defence is to bring in genderless uniforms for Canadian Armed Forces troops, according to a memo obtained by Blacklock’s Reporter, a news
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Paris Jackson attends amfAR Gala Los Angeles 2021. (Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic) Queer musician, model and actor Paris Jackson has declared that she “wants to be a Marvel hero – or a supervillain”. Speaking to Variety Jackson, who stars in the new Hulu coming-of-age movie Sex Appeal, revealed that she’s a lifelong Marvel fan, and would love to
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Drag Race season 14 star Maddy Morphosis responds to controversial casting backlash. (YouTube/WOWPresents) The cast of Drag Race season 14 have defended the show’s first straight, cis male contestant, Maddy Morphosis. News that the Arkansas queen would be competing in season 14 sparked fierce debate about people from outside the queer community entering drag spaces.
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Intersex Justice activists protest non-consensual surgeries on intersex people. (Twitter/ IntersexJustice) A California bill aiming to outlaw forced and unnecessary genital surgeries on intersex children has been pulled. California state senator Scott Wiener, a San Francisco Democrat, has been working for  three years to try to ban the “corrective surgeries”. His bill, SB225, would have
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Kate Winslet played Mary Anning in Ammonite. (Natural History Museum Picture Library and YouTube/ BFI) Fossil hunter Mary Anning, portrayed by Kate Winslet in the film Ammonite, will finally be honoured with a statue in her hometown of Lyme Regis. Until recently, Anning, born in 1799, was almost forgotten by history despite being a pioneering
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