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The US elections have seen LGBTQ+ politicians elected at federal and state levels. (Getty) Numerous LGBTQ+ candidates have smashed the rainbow ceiling and won seats in the 2022 US elections. Counting is still underway in the tense midterm elections, with Americans watching with bated breath to find out whether Republicans or Democrats will win control
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Caitlyn Jenner (left) shakes hands with former US president Donald Trump. (Chris Trotman/LIV Golf via Getty Images) Caitlyn Jenner has called the LGBTQ+ community ‘intolerant’ after joining the right-wing pile on against trans TikTokker Dylan Mulvaney. The Olympian and ex-spouse of Kris Jenner commented on a video of Mulvaney meeting US president Joe Biden, praising
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The Florida medical board committee approved a prospective rule that will ban gender-affirming healthcare for trans youth under the age of 18. (Getty) The Florida medical board committee approved a proposed rule banning gender-affirming medical care for trans youth, making it one step closer to reality.  A joint committee of the Florida board of medicine
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Ryan has responded to criticism from the families of Jeffrey Dahmer’s victims (Getty/Netflix) Ryan Murphy has said that he reached out to the families of Jeffrey Dahmer’s victims while researching for his Netflix series about the serial killer. Murphy and his team claimed to have contacted 20 families over the three-and-a-half-year preparations for the show.
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Republican candidate Heidi Ganahl claimed there are children in Colorado schools who are identifying as cats, which she described as “furries”. (YouTube/KRDO NewsChannel 13) A school district has had to reject bizarre claims from a Republican candidate that students are identifying as “furries” in schools across Colorado. Heidi Ganahl, the Republican candidate for governor of
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Atlanta city council member Liliana Bakhtiari has come out as non-monogamous, sharing they’re in a relationship with two “wonderful” life partners. (Instagram/@lilianaforatlanta) A queer politician from Georgia has proudly come out as non-monogamous as they introduced the world to their “wonderful” life partners. Atlanta city council member Liliana Bakhtiari, who is the first queer Muslim
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California senator Scott Wiener said SB 107 will “offer refuge” to trans youth if “they’re being criminalised in their home states” for seeking gender-affirming healthcare. (Getty) California governor Gavin Newsom signed into law a bill making the state a refuge for trans youth and their families from bans against gender-affirming care elsewhere in the US. 
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Aaron Peskin (left) apologised for saying Honey Mahogany (right) wasn’t human.(@AaronPeskin & HUM/Twitter & Getty) A San Francisco elected official has apologised to the LGBTQ+ community after suggesting a transgender electoral candidate wasn’t real – or even human. Aaron Peskin, a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors representing District Three, made the claim
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Actor Jonathan Bennett attends Christmas Con 2022 in California. (Michael S. Schwartz/Getty Images) Christmas has come early as Hallmark Channel has announced its first queer-led festive film, and it’s exactly what LGBTQ+ fans have been crying out for.  The channel has shared its Countdown to Christmas event schedule, as reported by Variety, and although it
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The Department of Justice (DOJ) building Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) A lawsuit has been filed in the US against managers of a rental property for allegedly harassing, threatening and punching a gay, disabled tenant. The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a lawsuit against Leaf Property Investments in Milwaukee, Wisconsin,
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pro-LGBTQ+ protestors marching for trans inclusion in schools. (Mark Kerrison/Getty) A group of parents have ridiculously called for a teacher to be fired just because they are non-binary. The Medford school board in South Oregon heard absurd complaints from several people on Thursday (22 September) about a first-grade teacher at Griffin Creek Elementary school who
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Luke Macfarlane and Billy Eichner attend Universal Pictures’s Bros New York premiere at AMC Lincoln Square Theater. (Getty) A group of pitiful homophobes have spent their free time review bombing Billy Eichner’s gay romantic-comedy Bros. The film’s IMDb score plummeted to 5.5/10 on Friday (23 September) with 312 one-star reviews out of 678 despite the
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Charli D’Amelio attends Michael Rubin’s MLBPA x Fanatics party at City Market Social House. (Leon Bennett/Getty) Charli D’Amelio kicked off the 31st season of Dancing with the Stars with a TikTok-inspired bang. The social media influencer wowed judges with her dancefloor debut on Monday (19 September) while dancing the cha-cha with expert choreographer Mark Ballas.
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Tucker Carlson accused schools and hospitals of committing “sex crimes”. (Fox News) Fox News host Tucker Carlson has accused LGBTQ-inclusive schools and hospitals providing care to trans youth of committing “sex crimes”, and urged viewers to “fight back” during his TV brodcast. On Monday’s (19 September) episode of Tucker Carlson Tonight, Carlson described discussion of
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Roșie O’Donnell appears on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen. (YouTube/ Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen) Lesbian talkshow icon Rosie O’Donnell has described a very “weird thing” with Ellen DeGeneres that she’s never managed to get over. O’Donnell has been credited with paving the way for DeGeneres, whose talkshow The Ellen DeGeneres
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Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg. (Getty/ Drew Angerer) Pete Buttigieg has hit back at the co-chair of the Michigan Republican Party who called him a “weak little girl”. Buttigieg recently moved to Michigan from Indiana with husband Chasten and their one-year-old twins. Earlier this month Meshawn Maddock, who describes herself as “Ultra MAGA” and is on
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SNL’s first non-binary cast member Molly Kearney. (FilmMagic for Clusterfest/ Jeff Kravitz) Saturday Night Live (SNL) has announced that it will introduce its first non-binary cast member, comedian and actor Molly Kearney, in its upcoming season. The 48th season of SNL premieres on 1 October, and will see the addition of four new cast members,
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The man was indicted by a federal court after threatening anti-LGBTQ+ violence towards Merriam-Webster over the publisher’s inclusive definitions. (Getty/Tim Boyle) A man charged with making a bomb threat against Merriam-Webster over the dictionary’s definitions evolving to become more inclusive has pleaded guilty. In May, Jeremy David Hanson, 34, was indicted on two counts of
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Two mums claim Texas child abuse investigations for families seeking gender-affirming care for their trans children are still going ahead. (Michael Siluk/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Two Texas mothers have shared their experiences of “child abuse” investigations ordered by governor Greg Abbott. Two mothers who were open to helping their trans kids access gender-affirming
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