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Pink Dot returns to Singapore this weekend after a two year hiatus

Pink Dot returns to Singapore this weekend after a two year hiatus

Singapore’s annual appeal for LGBTIQA+ legal recognition returns on Saturday 18th June. The event has not been held for the last two year’s because of the Covid-19 outbreak. Since it first began in 2009, Pink Dot has attracted larger crowd each successive year with over 28,000 people gathering in Hong Lim Park to shine a […]

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Born to Serve: US Marines Pride month post cops a backlash

Born to Serve: US Marines Pride month post cops a backlash

A social media post from the US Marines has triggered a backlash as people shared their thoughts on the appropriateness of the image used to show LGBTIQA+ inclusion in the armed forces. The image of a helmet with the phrase ‘Born to Serve” features six bullets with the tips covered in the colours of the […]

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Health officials work to support people living with HIV in Ukraine

Health officials work to support people living with HIV in Ukraine

The war in Ukraine has caused wide spread destruction of infrastructure and services, and steps are now being taken to ensure that people living with HIV are still able to access vital medication. Faced with alarming reports of disrupted HIV treatments threatening the lives of thousands of people, the World Health Organisation, the United States […]

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US pollie Marjorie Taylor Greene says Pride month will lead to extinction

US pollie Marjorie Taylor Greene says Pride month will lead to extinction

US politician, and conspiracy theorist, Marjorie Taylor Green has called for Pride month to end saying soon there will be no heterosexual people left. Taylor Greene, a Republican who represents the state of Georgia in the US Congress often reaches out to her supporters via online live streams. She’s previously had her personal account closed […]

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LGBTIQA+ rights activist Peter Tatchell turns down the Queen

LGBTIQA+ rights activist Peter Tatchell turns down the Queen

LGBT+ right activist Peter Tatchell has turned down an official invitation to be one of a handful of British “National Treasures” to take pride of place in the finale of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant this Sunday outside Buckingham Palace. The human rights campaigner says the Queen has snubbed the LGBT+ community for decades. “Monarchy […]

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More than one in 10 young women in the UK identify as LGBQ

More than one in 10 young women in the UK identify as LGBQ

A survey in the United Kingdom has found than more than one in 10 young women were comfortable declaring that they identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual or another non-heterosexual identity. The results are based on an annual population survey by the Office for National Statistics. The latest figures are for 2020, the survey has been […]

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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 […]

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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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