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President Trump remembers to include Jews and gays in Holocaust statement

President Trump remembers to include Jews and gays in Holocaust statement

Last year, not long after having taken office, US President Donald Trump was widely criticised for making a statement on International Holocaust Remembrance Day that made no mention of Jewish people or gay people. Many were astounded at the lack of reference to the two groups of people who were targeted the most by the […]

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All over Russia people are making twerking videos to ‘Satisfaction’

All over Russia people are making twerking videos to ‘Satisfaction’

Last week we shared the report that some Russian air cadets were in hot water over a fun video they posted online. The clip saw the young cadets twerking in their underwear to Benny Benassi’s 2002 hit Satisfaction. Initially the reaction from authorities and the Russian media was harsh, calling for the students to be expelled and […]

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Gus Kenworthy qualifies for Winter Olympics

Gus Kenworthy qualifies for Winter Olympics

US skier Gus Kenworthy is on his way to the Winter Olympics after qualifying The sporting star, who opened up about his sexuality in 2015 after he competed at the Sochi Winter Olympics, where he picked up a silver medal. He is the second athlete, who has shared their same sex attraction, to join the […]

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Chechen leader suggests missing pop star was murdered by his own family

Chechen leader suggests missing pop star was murdered by his own family

Chechen pop star Zelimkhan Bakaev has been missing since August 2017, and its long been believed that he was detained and possibly killed as part of Chechyna’s violent purge of gay men. The country’s leader has now accused the singer’s own family of murdering him, suggesting that they were ashamed of having a gay person […]

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Germaine Greer named ‘Australian of the Year in the UK’

Germaine Greer named ‘Australian of the Year in the UK’

Author Germaine Greer has been named ‘Australian of the Year Living in the UK’, and has taken the opportunity to criticise the global #MeToo movement. The author told Fairfax Media that she’d like to see women speaking up sooner about sexual harassment, rather than bringing incidents to light several years later. Greer’s message to those […]

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And the survey says: Grindr might be making you sad

And the survey says: Grindr might be making you sad

An online survey has asked people abut how different phone apps make them feel, and while some apps perk up our mood, overwhelmingly people say hook up app Grindr makes them feel down. Time Well Spent asked 200,000 iPhone users about how apps make them feel. Mental health apps like Headspace and Calm scored well, […]

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New Zealand to leave gender and sexuality out of 2018 Census

New Zealand to leave gender and sexuality out of 2018 Census

The New Zealand government has decided that questions of sex, sexuality, and gender will be left out of the 2018 census following 2016 and 2017 data collected having been ruled invalid on “statistical grounds”. Statistics Minister James Shaw explained the decision last Monday to The AM. “The problem is that people put down different answers, […]

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Russian air cadets in hot water over homoerotic YouTube video

Russian air cadets in hot water over homoerotic YouTube video

A group of air cadets in Russia are in hot water after the posted a video of themselves twerking in their underwear. Set to the music of Benny Benassi’s 2002 hit Satisfaction, the clips shows the young cadets eating bananas, playing with power tools, doing push ups and twerking, all while clad only in the undies and […]

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France drops rugby player Mathieu Bastareaud over gay slur

France drops rugby player Mathieu Bastareaud over gay slur

France has dropped Centre Forward Mathieu Bastareaud from their Six Nations squad. The decision follows the player receiving a three match ban for using a gay slur during a recent match. The 29 year old player was suspended after he directed a gay slur at Italian player Sebastian Negri during a match on Sunday. Bastareaud […]

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Online printer allegedly sent gay couple Satan pamphlets for wedding

When Aussies Stephen Heasley and Andrew Borg opened their wedding programs on the eve of their 2017 ceremony in Pennsylvania, they were horrified by what they found. Heasley, 39, and Borg, 31, have launched a suit against American printing company Vistaprint. In the suit, they indicate that they had ordered 100 blue and gold programs […]

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