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Madonna accepts GLAAD ‘Advocate for Change’ award in New York

Madonna accepts GLAAD ‘Advocate for Change’ award in New York

Madonna has been given an award for her decades of advocacy for LGBTIQ+ rights at the annual GLAAD Media Awards. GLAAD, the world’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer media advocacy organization, announced recipients for the remaining 13 of this year’s 27 categories for the 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Madonna received the Advocate for […]

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President Trump revokes transgender bathroom guidelines

President Trump revokes transgender bathroom guidelines

US President Donald Trump has revoked guidelines implemented by former President Barrack Obama that ordered schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their chosen gender identity. In May 2016 President Obama told schools that transgender students should be allowed to use the bathroom of their chosen gender and threatened to hold back […]

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Tinder update allows users to identify as trans, non binary & more

Tinder update allows users to identify as trans, non binary & more

Innovative dating app Tinder has launched a new update which allows users to choose a range of new gender options, rather than just male or female. “Starting today, no matter how you identify, you can express your authentic self on Tinder,” a statement from the organisation read. Now, while creating a profile on Tinder, users may […]

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Caitlyn Jenner to join TV show ‘Transparent’

Caitlyn Jenner to join TV show ‘Transparent’

Caitlyn Jenner is set to appear on the next series of the TV show ‘Transparent’. There’s no word yet about the character Jenner is set to play, but show creator Jill Soloway confirmed the casting news at the GLAAD awards on the weekend. ‘Transparent’ follows transgender character Maura Pfefferman, played by  Jeffrey Tambor, and focuses […]

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‘Please Like Me’ Nominated for GLAAD Award

‘Please Like Me’ Nominated for GLAAD Award

Australian comedian Josh Thomas’ International Emmy-nominated series ‘Please Like Me’ is up for a GLAAD Award. The series has gained a strong following in the US and has been comissioned for a third season. The first season of ‘Please Like Me’ chronicled Josh coming to terms with his sexuality, and in its chronicles of Josh […]

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Wilson Cruz Get Some Sun

Wilson Cruz Get Some Sun

Out and proud actor Wilson Cruz has been getting some sun at Fire Island over the last week. The actor from ‘Party Monster’, ‘My So Called Life’ and ‘The West Wing’ shared his holiday snaps on his Instagram account. Cruz first came to attention in the groundbreaking series ‘My So Called Life’ which also launched […]

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Hunger Games Star Honoured for GLBT Awareness

Hunger Games Star Honoured for GLBT Awareness

Josh Hutcherson star of The Hunger Games will be honoured this weekend by the US based Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD). Hutcherson will be presented with the organisations Vanguard Award which is for media professionals who have increased visibility and understanding of the GLBTI community. Hutcherson is one of the founders of a […]

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