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LGBT+ students were told to “die” in horrific graffiti. (Envato Elements) LGBT+ students were told to “die” in “appalling and terrifying” homophobic graffiti daubed over a Pride flag. Abusive slurs were scrawled on a white board that had a Pride flag projected onto it at Broadland High School in Norfolk, according to the North Norfolk News.
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Rob McElhenney with his family. (GLAAD/YouTube) Rob McElhenney has heaped praise on his lesbian mothers, describing them as a “great gift”. The It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia actor spoke of his pride at having two mothers after both women appeared in a GLAAD video for Mother’s Day, where they reflected on their 37-year relationship. In the touching
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Franklin Graham got a frosty response from the Seattle Police Department (CNP/Ron Sachs//Anadolu Agency/Getty) Franklin Graham has insisted he’s “not anti-gay” after Seattle Police refused to attend his dinner because of his homophobic views. The notoriously anti-LGBT+ preacher is hosting the aw enforcement appreciation dinner in Seattle next week, but there’s just one tiny problem: Seattle
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Phelokazi Ndlwana was brutally murdered in South Africa (Facebook/Gay and Lesbian Network) South Africa is mourning yet another LGBT+ murder victim, a 24-year-old lesbian named Phelokazi Ndlwana. Police were called to the crime scene on Mzolxolo Street in the Khayelitsha township on Sunday (2 May), where they found Ndlwana’s body. “On their arrival they were
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Caitlyn Jenner in her first campaign video. (Screen capture via Twitter/Caitlyn for California) Caitlyn Jenner launched the first campaign video for her bid to become California governor Tuesday (4 May), shedding her reality TV past to reveal, well, not much. Jenner, a 71-year-old Republican and former Olympic athlete, launched her bid to unseat incumbent Democrat
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Alex Salmond claims his reported remarks about the SNP being captured by “loony tune transgender warriors” are inaccurate, insisting those were not his “exact words”. The Alba party leader and former first minister of Scotland is alleged to have made the comment to Scottish broadcaster Jim Spence, who reported it in The Courier on Tuesday
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The Vivienne, Tia Kofi, Veronica Green and Shania Pain rehearsing in Heaven nightclub shortly before they were evacuated. (Jeremy Joseph/Twitter) Drag Race UK stars were evacuated from London’s Heaven nightclub on Monday afternoon after a “sick individual” made a bomb threat. The Vivienne, Tia Kofi and Veronica Green were rehearsing for the Drag Queens of Pop tour,
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The #FreeSyiaah campaign across social media has gained traction over the past year, but Governer Newsom is still yet to respond. (Micah Bazant & Forward Together) Syiaah Skylit, a trans woman incarcerated in a California men’s prison, is seeking clemency due to “severe and persistent” abuse and violence. Skylit is behind bars at Kern Valley
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LGBT+ activists protest against police abuse in Honduras in 2009 (ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/ Getty) A top human rights court could be about to make legal history by forcing Honduras to address its horrifying wave of violence against trans women. International LGBT+ advocates are waiting anxiously for the verdict of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, which
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Normunds Kindzulis, a 29-year-old medical assistant, suffered burns on 85 per cent of his body. (Instagram/@kindzulis.normunds) A gay man from Tukums, Latvia, died of burns Wednesday (28 April) that nearly covered his entire body after a disgruntled neighbour allegedly doused him with flammable liquid. Normunds Kindzulis, a 29-year-old medical assistant, suffered burns on 85 per
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Miitopia. (Nintendo) A demo has been released for forthcoming Switch RPG Miitopia, but it’s the character creator that’s taking the internet by storm. Characters in the RPG are made up of player created Mii characters, first introduced on Nintendo’s Wii console. It means you can customise the entire story with party members, and even villains,
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Drag Race UK’s A’Whora recreates Elizabeth Hurley’s iconic Versace safety pin dress that she wore to the 1994 premiere of Four Weddings and a Funeral. (Provided/Wildcat Gin) Drag Race UK star A’Whora says being on the hit show and being “catapulted” into “celebrity culture” has been a “huge wake-up call” in having to “get your
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