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Tory MP Alicia Kearns (L) berates Alba MP Neale Hanvey (R) for dropping the “T” from “LGBT”. (Parliamentlive.tv) A bill aimed at ban conversion therapy failed to move through Parliament on Friday (1 March), after a debate on it ran out of time: with anti-conversion therapy ban MPs accused of ‘filibustering’ the bill. The Conservative
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Williams (right) is taking on Streep’s iconic role. (20th Century Studios/ABC) Vanessa Williams has spoken about taking on the role of Miranda Priestly in The Devil Wears Prada musical, telling fans that her version is “not Meryl Streep”.  The award-winning Ugly Betty and Desperate Housewives star will take on the role at the Dominion Theatre
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Budweiser factories have received bomb threats in wake of bigoted backlash over Bud Light’s collaboration with trans influencer Dylan Mulvaney. (Getty) The world’s biggest brewery could lose a staggering $1.4 billion (£1.1 billion) in sales following the backlash against its partnership with trans influencer Dylan Mulvaney. While Anheuser-Busch InBev boasted record revenues in 2023, in
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Feminist group Sisters Uncut protest outside the central criminal court as the sentencing hearing for Wayne Couzens takes place. (Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images) Wayne Couzens, the police officer who abducted, raped and murdered Sarah Everard in 2021, was wholly unsuitable for his position on the force, an inquiry has found.  A former armed protection officer
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LGBTQ+ community marches to Florida Capitol in powerful protest of Trans Erasure Bill (Anatoliy Cherkasov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) The LGBTQ+ community in Florida has marched to the state capitol, to protest against proposed legislation activists are calling the “trans erasure bill”.  Hundreds of trans activists and allies marched to the capitol in Tallahassee on
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A survey found Scottish parents overwhelming support LGBT-inclusive education. (Getty) The majority of parents and carers overwhelmingly support LGBTQ+ inclusive education being taught in Scottish schools, a survey has found.  Research conducted by Survation, on behalf of Time for Inclusive Education (TIE), has revealed overwhelming support in Scotland for the teaching of LGBTQ+ topics in
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The bill comes into effect immediately. (Stock image/Getty) The Seventh Court of Appeals has lifted an injunction blocking Indiana’s gender-affirming healthcare ban on 27 February, allowing the ban to take place immediately.  Senate Bill 480 prohibits medical providers from providing life-saving gender-affirmation treatment to individuals under 18 years of age. It also prohibits aiding or
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The book by Lindz Amer (right) celebrates gender identity. (@lindzamer/X) Lindz Amer’s book Hooray for She, He, Ze and They! What Are Your Pronouns Today? celebrates gender identity amid book bans on LGBTQ+ topics in Republican-dominated states in the US.  Amer’s 2024 piece of literature discusses how people use different pronouns and the joy in
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The Royal Mint has released a collection of coins featuring George Michael. (Getty) The Royal Mint has released a commemorative coin dedicated to the memory of George Michael. The UK’s official coin manufacturer unveiled the limited-edition coins, which pay tribute to the singer-songwriter’s hit single Faith, on Monday (26 February). Designed by artist Sandra Deiana,
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Taylor Swift granted the little girl’s wish. (Natalie Oliver/Facebook/Getty) Taylor Swift helped a little girl with terminal cancer to be granted her wish when she met the singer on the opening night of The Eras Tour, Sydney.  The nine-year-old girl, Scarlett, was diagnosed with brain cancer and was given a prognosis of just 12-18 months
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The Devil Wears Prada cast, Emily Blunt, Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway speak onstage at the 30th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, California. (Michael Buckner/Variety via Getty Images) The 2024 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards saw The Devil Wears Prada’s Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt reunited to present an award.
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Oklahoma’s superintendent of education, Ryan Walters, has said there’s only two genders. (X/Twitter/Ryan Walters) Oklahoma’s state superintendent of education, Ryan Walters, has claimed the death of non-binary teen Nex Benedict is being ‘exploited’ for “political gain” by “radical leftists”. Benedict, 16, died on 8 February, one day after telling their family they had been involved in
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Married At First Sight UK star Nathanial Valentino has been diagnosed with social anxiety. (Nathanial Valentino/Instagram) Married At First Sight UK star Nathanial Valentino has opened up about being diagnosed with social anxiety after his time on the show.  In September 2023, Valentino, who is pansexual, called the E4 series a “complete sham” and alleged
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Protestors gathered in Washington. (Stock image/Getty) Protestors have rallied alongside sex workers at the Washington State Capitol in support of a bill which would improve conditions in adult venues, dubbed the “Strippers Bill of Rights”. The “Strippers Bill of Rights”, Senate Bill 6105, would also prevent statewide lewd conduct regulations, which transpired in four LGBTQ+
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Former GB News presenter Dan Wootton claimed the allegations made against him were “lies designed to destroy [his] career”. (GB News) Dan Wootton has claimed he’s the victim of a “politically-motivated witch hunt” as the Metropolitan Police confirm they are taking no further action against the former GB News presenter following a six-month investigation. In
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