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Sinead O’Connor’s new song focuses on the Black Lives Matter movement

Sinead O’Connor’s new song focuses on the Black Lives Matter movement

Sinead O’Connor has released a new recording, she takes on Trouble of the World, a traditional song that was made famous by gospel singer Mahalia Jackson. The singer explained her thoughts on the song saying she saw it being about the journey that everyone is on; “for me the song isn’t about death or dying. More akin, a […]

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Revelation Film Fest announce Black Voices Matter retrospective

Revelation Film Fest announce Black Voices Matter retrospective

Revelation Film Festival have announced a retrospective focus on films that tell Black stories and raise up Black voices from around the world. The Black Voices Matter program will be included as part of Revelation’s inaugural virtual festival Couched, featuring four titles that focus on justice and racial equality. 1978’s Killer of Sheep, and 1983’s My Brother’s […]

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Australian Christian Lobby says Black Lives Matter is anti-Christ

Australian Christian Lobby says Black Lives Matter is anti-Christ

The Australian Christian Lobby has voiced its opposition to the Black Lives Matter movement describing it as the opposite of what Christians stand for, while linking the movement to a long list of other issues. In the group’s latest email to its followers, ACL Managing Director Martyn Iles says he’s on a mission to expose […]

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Justice Smith calls for more queer and trans inclusion in Black Lives Matter

Justice Smith calls for more queer and trans inclusion in Black Lives Matter

Actor Justice Smith has shared that he is queer and in a relationship with fellow actor Nicholas Ashe, while highlighting the need for queer and transgender voices to be included in the Black lives Matter movement. Smith, who has starred in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Detective Pikachu and All The Bright Places, shared the news about […]

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Police fire on queer bar owner supporting protesters in North Carolina

Police fire on queer bar owner supporting protesters in North Carolina

Sheriff’s deputies from the Wake County Sheriff’s Department in North Carolina have been captured on video firing “less-lethal” ammunition at a LGBTIQ+ venue owner and his staff. Ruby Deluxe owner Tim Lemuel had set up a first-aid station in his Raleigh business’ outdoor space to support people protesting against racial injustice, in the wake of […]

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Los Angeles Pride to stand with black community in peaceful protest

Los Angeles Pride to stand with black community in peaceful protest

As the US marks Pride Month this June, amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, physical Pride celebrations have been put on hold. In place of this year’s cancelled Pride parade, Los Angeles Pride have announced they will hold a peaceful protest in the space where the city’s first Pride parade was held to speak out against racial […]

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Grindr tweets support for Black Lives Matter; will remove ethnicity filter

Grindr tweets support for Black Lives Matter; will remove ethnicity filter

Grindr has revealed the dating app will no longer allow users to filter profiles by ethnicity, in a statement posted to social media today. In a show of support for the Black Lives Matter movement and queer people of colour, Grindr issued a comment on racism in the LGBTIQ+ community. “We will not be silent, […]

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Black Trans Lives Matter: Tony McDade killed by police in Florida

Black Trans Lives Matter: Tony McDade killed by police in Florida

A black transgender man was shot and killed by police in Florida last week. His name was Tony McDade. As the USA and the world mourn the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd, who also lost his life under the custody of law enforcement officers, McDade joins the staggering list of black lives taken by […]

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Michelle Bachman says Gays, Blacks and Islamic Terrorists are conspiring

Michelle Bachman, the former US Congresswoman and adviser to President Donald Trump claims that gays, the Black Lives Matter movement and radical Islamic supremacists are conspiring to destroy America. Bachman made the accusation during an interview with World Net Daily. Commentating on a story about non-Muslim women wearing headscarves during recent protests, the conservative commentator […]

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