LGBTQ

Lawrence Robb as Mackenzie Boyd in Emmerdale. (ITV) Emmerdale star Lawrence Robb has admitted the writers haven’t decided what his character’s sexuality is just yet as fans accuse the soap of queerbaiting. Robb plays Mackenzie Boyd on the long-running ITV soap opera. Recently, Mackenzie has been flirting with Aaron, leading fans to wonder if they’re going
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Jeffrey Sossa-Paquette. (YouTube) A gay Republican candidate was left shocked after a party official said she was “sickened” to learn that he had adopted children. Jeffrey Sossa-Paquette, who is running for a seat in the Second Congressional District in Massachusetts, was horrified when he saw an email sent by fellow Republican Deborah Martell which suggested
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Actor John Stamos has slammed Republican congressional candidate Omar Navarro for claiming a gay character in Disney’s Cruella ‘ruined his childhood’. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage/Facebook/Omar Navarro) Full House star John Stamos has slammed a Republican congressional candidate who complained the openly gay character in Disney’s Cruella “ruined his childhood”. Omar Navarro is running for the seat
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Florida governor Ron DeSantis signed the anti-trans sports bill into law. (Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty) Florida has officially banned trans girls from playing competitive sports on the correct team in a devastating blow to the state’s LGBT+ community. Republican governor Ron DeSantis signed SB1028 – dubbed “The Fairness in Women’s Sports Act” – into
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Taylor Swift. (Roy Rochlin/FilmMagic) Taylor Swift has paid tribute to the “courageous activists, advocates and allies” who have fought tirelessly for LGBT+ rights in a touching Pride Month message. The “Willow” singer shared her empowering message on Tuesday (1 June), the first day of Pride Month. Writing on Twitter, Taylor Swift said: “I want to
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Seth Rogen. (Amy Sussman/FilmMagic) Seth Rogen has hit out against comedians who whine about so-called “cancel culture” to accept that some jokes just age terribly. Or, you know, were never exactly funny in the first place. The 39-year-old actor and filmmaker told talk show Good Morning Britain on Tuesday (25 May) that he has long since
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Charlotte Ritchie and Mae Martin in Netflix’s Feel Good. (Objective Fiction/Netflix) Ahead of their return in season two of Feel Good, Mae Martin and Charlotte Ritchie talk the media’s obsession with gender and being friends with Elliot Page. Feel Good is a love story – a narrative, scripted, comedy drama – created by bisexual comedian Mae
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Lauren Boebert has been elected to Congress. (EMILY KASK/AFP via Getty) A Republican lawmaker is being skewered online for a bizarre and abrupt broadside against people sharing their pronouns. Colorado representative Lauren Boebert, a deeply hard-right gun activist, is part of a small but high-decibel bloc of GOP firebrands that tout pro-Donald Trump QAnon conspiracies – notching
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A sign for an inclusive restroom. (Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) In a defiant stand, Nashville’s top prosecutor has refused to enforce a “hateful” Tennessee law that demands businesses post signs saying trans people can use their bathrooms. The grotesque bill, among a raft of anti-trans bills that have deeply curtailed trans rights, was signed by governor
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Elmer the Elephant features on a ‘Love Your Colours’ Pride t-shirt. (TruffleShuffle/AndersenPress) A Pride t-shirt featuring beloved character Elmer the Patchwork Elephant has been released. Elmer, a rainbow elephant from the popular children’s book series, appears on a ‘Love Your Colours’ t-shirt to raise vital funds for an LGBT+ charity. The limited edition Elmer the
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Defence minister Peter Dutton. (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) An Australian cabinet minister has banned his staff from wearing rainbow clothing to support LGBT+ rights because of the so-called “woke agenda”. Defence minister Peter Dutton, of the right-wing Liberal Party, banned his department and serving military personnel from wearing clothing bearing the LGBT+ Pride flag on Friday
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Frosthaven. (Isaac Childres) The creator of forthcoming tabletop RPG Frosthaven is rethinking the game’s fantasy races. In a long post on the game’s Kickstarter page, creator Isaac Childres explains how Filipino-American writer, game designer and cultural consultant James Mendez Hodes has been brought on board to do cultural consultation work. “In a nutshell, he is looking
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