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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A North Carolina waitress has shared an image of a receipt on which her tip has been replaced by a biblical chapter reference.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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South Carolina joins North in introducing anti-LGBT bill

South Carolina joins North in introducing anti-LGBT bill

South Carolina’s Senate have been presented with a bill that specifically targets trans people’s bathroom use in the state. The bill known as S. 1203 was introduced by State Senator Lee Bright, who says the law would mirror North Carolina’s position on LGBT rights. “Multiple occupancy bathroom and changing facilities located on public property, including […]

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Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi show over anti-LGBT law

Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi show over anti-LGBT law

Rock star Bryan Adams has cancelled an upcoming show in the US state of Mississippi in response to a new law that facilitates LGBT discrimination. The new law will allow private businesses and religious groups to refuse service to lesbian and gay couples. Adams revealed in a statement that he can’t in good conscience perform in […]

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‘Firefly’ star Sean Maher announces marriage on Twitter

Out actor Sean Maher has sneakily revealed his marriage to long time partner Paul on Twitter. “I change ‘Partner’ to ‘Husband’. Cus that happened.” Maher tweeted. I sit here and Tweet. Check my profile. Still pretty much the same. Oh… but I change ‘Partner’ to ‘Husband’. Cus that happened. — Sean Maher (@Sean_M_Maher) April 2, […]

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Safe Schools reveal ‘All Of Us’ media kit for inclusive learning

Safe Schools reveal ‘All Of Us’ media kit for inclusive learning

The Safe Schools Coalition have developed a new educational resource to help teachers to promote awareness of gender diversity, sexual diversity and intersex issues in Australian schools. ‘All Of Us’ is a media toolkit, developed in conjunction with teachers, students and youth groups to best create a tool that can encourage an inclusive and safe […]

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US Democrats propose landmark LGBT ‘Equality Act’

US Democrats propose landmark LGBT ‘Equality Act’

The US Democratic party are preparing to put forward a new LGBT rights bill that would outline protections under seven different categories, including education, public accommodations and housing. The bill has been dubbed the “Equality Act,” and has been co-sponsored by Senators Tammy Baldwin, Cory Booker and Jeff Merkly. The Equality Act would see the […]

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Students at US High School Hold ‘Anti-Gay Day’

Students at US High School Hold ‘Anti-Gay Day’

A group of students at a US high school wore flannel and wrote ‘Anti-gay’ on their hands in an apparent counter-protest to the Day of Silence which is observed across America. The Day of Silence is an annual protest organized by the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network in which students take a vow of […]

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Group Gives Festive Response to “Execute the Gays” Pastor

Group Gives Festive Response to “Execute the Gays” Pastor

A fundraising organisation has found a Christmas-appropriate way to respond to anti-gay comments from pastor Steve Anderson. Anderson gave an hour long sermon which was broadcast on YouTube the day before World AIDS Day and immediately attracted controversy. The pastor claimed that the world could achieve an “AIDS-free Christmas” by killing all gay people. “It […]

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Pastor Suggests Killing Gay People for an “AIDS Free Christmas”

Pastor Suggests Killing Gay People for an “AIDS Free Christmas”

A video of a Christian pastor calling for the extermination of gay people for “an AIDS-free Christmas” has been causing controversy since it was uploaded to YouTube on Monday. Steve Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Tempa, Arizona, gave an hour-long sermon during which he claimed to know how to put an end […]

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