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The Boston Children’s Hospital has become the target of what it called a ‘misinformation’ campaign. (Lane Turner/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) A woman has been charged with making a false bomb threat which resulted in a children’s hospital being forced into lockdown. Catherine Leavy, 37, was arrested at her home in Westfield, Massachusetts, in
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LA has confirmed its first death of a resident due to monkeypox. (Getty) The US has reported its first confirmed monkeypox death. The Department of Public Health (DPH) along with the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed on 12 September that an LA resident’s death was due to monkeypox. It comes after Texas
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A woman take a photo using her mobile phone of the EuroPride flags fluttering during the opening ceremony of the EuroPride 2022 in Belgrade. (Oliver Bunic/Getty) EuroPride organisers have vowed to fight Serbia’s “disgraceful” ban on its planned march in Belgrade. The European Pride Organisers Association (EPOA) are preparing to mount a legal challenge after
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Police secure serbian LGBT Info centre during the ‘Litiya for salvation of Serbia’ in Belgrade. (Getty) Politicians from across Europe have condemned the Serbian government over the effective ban of this year’s EuroPride. Serbian police announced a ban on the route of the march on Tuesday (13 September) after weeks of hostile back-and-forth between EuroPride
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MP John Nicolson. (Getty) SNP MP John Nicolson slammed anti-trans lobby group LGB Alliance’s “obsession with genitals” as “deeply unhealthy” while giving evidence against its charity status. An appeal to overturn the Charity Commission’s April 2021 decision to register LGB Alliance as a charity is currently being considered by a tribunal. The legal fight is
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President of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe. (Photo by Pradeep Dambarage/NurPhoto via Getty Images) The president of Sri Lanka has said his government won’t oppose a bill to decriminalise homosexuality – but added the bill must gain support before any laws change. On Sunday (11 September) president Ranil Wickremesinghe, who has held his role since July
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Protesters outside the first LGB Alliance conference. (In Pictures via Getty/ Mark Kerrison) A lawyer representing anti-trans lobby group LGB Alliance has compared healthcare for trans people to a “transition or death” policy in Iran. The remarks were made on the second day of a tribunal challenging the group’s charitable status, spearheaded by trans youth
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A protester holds the trans flag and snaps in solidarity with other speakers, during a trans rights demonstration. (Stephen Zenner/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty) Trans people in Montana have been permanently banned from changing their birth certificates in yet another devastating blow to LGBTQ+ rights. Health officials in the state adopted a proposed rule change on
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Dr Demetre Daskalakis at a monkeypox briefing (L) and posing shirtless (R). (Getty/Instagram) Right-wing trolls are mocking a gay monkeypox doctor because he’s hot and has dared to wear a harness. Dr Demetre Daskalakis, one of the White House’s most senior figures appointed to respond to the monkeypox outbreak, has faced smears from right-wing media
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Ed Balls discusses the same-sex couple in Peppa Pig with hosts. (Good Morning Britain/ITV) Viewers have criticised Good Morning Britain over its “uncomfortable” discussion on Peppa Pig’s inclusion of a same-sex couple. Hosts of the morning talk show Susanna Reid, Ed Balls, and Richard Arnold briefly discussed the addition of the same-sex couple to the children’s
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Nadhim Zahawi leaving No 10 amid Liz Truss’ reshuffle. (Getty) Nadhim Zahawi has been named minister for equalities in Liz Truss’ cabinet reshuffle. Zahawi, the short-lived chancellor appointed to the post by Boris Johnson in July, has been named chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, minister for intergovernmental relations and minister for equalities. For the
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