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Mike Bloomberg caught on camera calling trans people “it”

Mike Bloomberg caught on camera calling trans people “it”

New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg is a late entry into the race to become the Democratic nominee for President of the USA, and his campaign is fighting to gain the support of LGBTI voters after comments where Bloomberg spoke disparagingly about transgender surfaced. The video shows Bloomberg speaking at a 2019 event where he refers […]

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Revisit the beginnings of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras with ‘Riot’

Revisit the beginnings of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras with ‘Riot’

The highly anticipated Australian telemovie Riot will screen on ABC and ABC iview next month. Starring an outstanding line up of Australian talent, headlined by Damon Herriman, Kate Box, Xavier Samuel and Jessica de Gouw, Riot shines a spotlight on Australia’s 1970s Gay Rights Movement and the passionate individuals who were unwavering in their fight for decriminalisation, recognition and […]

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Looking back, remembering Australia’s first Mardi Gras march

Looking back, remembering Australia’s first Mardi Gras march

The first march took place on this day, Saturday 24 June in 1978, and it was met with unexpected police violence. What is known known as the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, began its life as Sydney’s contribution to the international Gay Solidarity Celebrations, an event that had grown up as a result of […]

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Hillary Clinton concerned Trump administration will roll back LGBTI rights

Hillary Clinton concerned Trump administration will roll back LGBTI rights

  Hillary Clinton has raised her concern about how the Trump administration will protect LGBT rights saying the current US President can not be relied upon. Clinton was speaking at the New York Gay and Lesbian Center where she was presented with a ‘Trailblazer Award’. Accepting the award Clinton praised the work of LGBT support […]

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Korean gay rights groups call for better sex education in schools

Korean gay rights groups call for better sex education in schools

  Korean gay rights groups are calling for the country to introduce a more comprehensive sex education program into the nation’s schools. Currently there is no mention of LGBT people in text books relating to any subject in Korean schools. In January the country’s education department announced that a curriculum review would uphold the policy […]

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Watch the first trailer for Dustin Lance Black’s ‘When We Rise’

Watch the first trailer for Dustin Lance Black’s ‘When We Rise’

Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black will be returning to the small screen with a new documentary drama series that focuses on the history of LGBT rights in the USA. When We Rise, an 8-part series directed by Gus Van Sant (Milk, My Own Private Idaho), Thomas Schlamme, Dee Rees and Black himself, follows a group of […]

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Mayor of London plans gender neutral public toilets to promote trans safety

Mayor of London plans gender neutral public toilets to promote trans safety

Recently elected Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that he plans to make the English capital more safe for trans people by introducing gender neutral toilets around the city. Khan campaigned for the position with a raft of LGBTIQ positive policies including promoting HIV and mental health awareness, more job opportunities, more trans-inclusive decision […]

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Lesbian waitress threatened with Bible verse in North Carolina

A North Carolina waitress has shared an image of a receipt on which her tip has been replaced by a biblical chapter reference. Out lesbian Alexandra Judd was tipped with the Old Testament verse Leviticus 20:13 which reads; “If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have […]

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Cyndi Lauper, Ringo Starr, Laura Jane Grace weigh in on HB 2 law

Cyndi Lauper, Ringo Starr, Laura Jane Grace weigh in on HB 2 law

Celebrities have been showing their dissatisfaction with emerging US state anti-LGBT laws with boycotts, but Cyndi Lauper has devised a different strategy. Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has joined Bruce Springsteen, Bryan Adams and more in abstaining from performing in states such as North Carolina and Mississippi which have recently introduced discriminatory laws. Lauper, however, intends to perform. “I […]

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Chinese court rules against same-sex marriage case

Chinese court rules against same-sex marriage case

A court in the Chinese city of Changsha has refused to grant a gay couple the right to marry in a maiden case for the nation. Hunan resident Sun Wenlin took the civil affairs bureau of Changsha to court to assert his right to marry his partner Hu Mingliang. The judge revealed on Wednesday that he had decided to […]

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