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UK professional footballer Jake Daniels shares that he is gay

UK professional footballer Jake Daniels shares that he is gay

Jake Daniels, who plays for British football club Blackpool, has shared that he is gay. He’s the first active professional footballer in the UK to come out in over three decades. The sport has long been criticised for not being a space where players could feel comfortable sharing that they were same-sex attracted, and despite […]

Karine Jean-Pierre makes history as she is appointed White House Press Secretary

Karine Jean-Pierre makes history as she is appointed White House Press Secretary

Karine Jean-Pierre makes history this week as she takes over as White House Press Secretary. Jean-Pierre is the first Black woman, and the first openly gay person, to hold the high profile role. The White House Press Secretary is one of the most recognisable faces of the US government, fronting the media on an almost […]

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Florida family arrested over assault of son’s partner

Florida family arrested over assault of son’s partner

A family in Florida are set to face trial together after they were arrested for an assault that allegedly left their victim beaten and permanently blind. The victim, a 31 year old man whose identity has not been made public, has said he was in a relationship with 21-year old Oleh Makarenko, who is known […]

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Russian politician Vitaly Milonov co-hosts new game show ‘I’m Not Gay’

Russian politician Vitaly Milonov co-hosts new game show ‘I’m Not Gay’

Russian politician Vitaly Milonov was one of the leading architects of his country’s strict anti-gay propaganda laws, and now he has a new job co-hosting a TV show where contestants are challenged to work out who is the secret homosexual. The appalling new television program I’m Not Gay sees seven straight men and one gay […]

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Canada lifts blood ban for gay and bi men, trans donors

Canada lifts blood ban for gay and bi men, trans donors

Canada will be ending its ban on blood donation for gay/bi men and trans folks, moving away from a forced abstinence period for most queer potential donors. The nation joins Greece, the UK, Brazil, Iceland and a growing number of countries around the world moving towards individual risk assessment rather than a blanket ban on […]

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Norway’s PM apologises for historical gay convictions

Norway’s PM apologises for historical gay convictions

Norway has apologised for historical convictions against gay men with Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre saying the previous laws were wrong. Homosexual sex was illegal in Norway from 1902 until 1972. By the time the law was taken off the books it had been decades since the country had actually prosecuted someone for the crime, but […]

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US politician Ian Mackey delivers powerful speech against trans bans

US politician Ian Mackey delivers powerful speech against trans bans

A politician in Missouri USA has delivered a passionate speech articulating the life-long discrimination that many members of the LGBTIQA+ community experience. Ian Mackey was incensed that some of the Republican members in his the assembly had added an amendment to a bill that would limit transgender people from playing sport. The original bill was […]

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US radio host claims schools are making adjustment for “furries”

US radio host claims schools are making adjustment for “furries”

  US talk radio host Vicki McKenna is the latest person to fall for the urban myth about schools making adjustments for students identifying as animals. The Wisconsin based radio identity was a guest on the conservative podcast the Dr Duke Show, hosted by academic Dr Duke Pesta. McKenna told the audience listeners had sent her emails […]

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Boris Johnson says trans women should not be allowed in women’s sport

Boris Johnson says trans women should not be allowed in women’s sport

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that transgender women should not be allowed to participate in women’s sport, women should have dedicated change rooms, and greater focus should be given to young people’s ability to make decision’s about their gender. The PM shared his thoughts with Sky News during a visit to a hospital […]

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US politician Lauren Boebert suggests maturity before gender decisions

US politician Lauren Boebert suggests maturity before gender decisions

US politician Lauren Boebert has been mocked after suggesting that people should not be able to make decisions about their sexuality and gender identity until they reach maturity, and for Boebert the appropriate age is over twenty one. The Republican representative from Colorado posted her thoughts to Twitter, saying if people couldn’t drink or buy […]

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