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Disney releases rainbow mouse ears for Pride month

Disney releases rainbow mouse ears for Pride month

Disney has released a line of rainbow coloured Mickey Mouse ears ahead of Pride month in the USA this June. A spokesperson for Disney said the Mickey Mouse Rainbow Love ears will be an in-park exclusive, though did not offer an official message in support of LGBTI+ park-goers. “We offer a wide range of merchandise […]

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Lady Gaga to replace Beyoncé at Coachella music festival

Lady Gaga to replace Beyoncé at Coachella music festival

Lady Gaga is set to take over as one of the headliners at America’s biggest music festival after Beyoncé was forced to withdraw due to pregnancy. Gaga will join Radiohead, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, New Order and dozens more on the world’s most anticipated festival line-up at Coachella. pic.twitter.com/WEgpSfDJuM — Coachella (@coachella) March 1, 2017 The […]

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San Francisco launches world’s first Transgender district

San Francisco launches world’s first Transgender district

The City of San Francisco have created a district to act as a hub for Transgender, Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual people – the first legally recognised district of its kind in the world. Compton’s TLGB District occupies six blocks in the southeastern section of the city known as the Tenderloin. Within the Tenderloin, Compton’s Cafeteria […]

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Milo Yiannopoulos event shut down at University of California

Milo Yiannopoulos event shut down at University of California

An event at the University of California’s Davis campus has been cancelled as a result students protesting the appearance of controversial Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos. Yiannopoulos, who secured a book deal with the with publisher Simon & Schuster late last year, has made a name for himself with his incendiary opinions and has recently ridiculed transgender […]

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New York issues first intersex birth certificate in USA

New York issues first intersex birth certificate in USA

Sara Kelly Keenan has become the first person in New York to be issued a birth certificate that acknowledges their intersex status. Keenan, a 55-year-old advocate and paralegal, has obtained a new birth certificate that identifies their gender as intersex rather than male or female. It is believed to be the first of birth certificate of […]

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Is the US Navy about to name a ship after Harvey Milk?

Is the US Navy about to name a ship after Harvey Milk?

Is the US Navy about to name a vessel after gay rights activist Harvey Milk? According to website USNI News moves are underway to name a Military Sealift Command fleet oiler ‘USNS Harvey Milk’. The website has obtained a Congressional notification signed by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus that strongly suggests the historic naming.   The US Navy […]

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California will now teach LGBT history in grade schools and high schools

California will now teach LGBT history in grade schools and high schools

California’s State Board of Education has unanimously passed changes to their curriculum to include LGBTIQ+ history in public schools in accordance with state law. The law, passed five years ago, ensured people with disabilities and queer Americans were listed as groups whose contributions to society must be taught and printed in textbooks for students from […]

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University Asks You to Think Before You Talk

University Asks You to Think Before You Talk

North Carolina’s Duke University have released a poster campaign tackling commonly used slang terms and phrases that have been viewed as potentially harmful or offensive. The ‘You Don’t Say’ campaign challenges students to consider the implications of using terms like ‘pussy’, ‘fag’, ‘man up’, ‘no homo’, or using the word ‘gay’ to denote something stupid […]

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New Jersey To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy for Under 18s

New Jersey To Ban Gay Conversion Therapy for Under 18s

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is expected to sign off on legislation banning gay conversion therapy on minors in the US state. The move will make New Jersey the second state in America to ban the practice following California. The legislation was passed back in June but the Republican Governor has been reluctant to sign […]

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Darren Hayes Marries Again

Darren Hayes Marries Again

      Singer Darren Hayes has wed his partner Richard Cullen for a third time. The couples latest wedding was in California.  The couple previously had an official wedding in 2005 and then made it official though a civil union in the United Kingdon. In an open letter posted on the stars Facebook page […]

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