LGBTQ

Margaret Court walks onto court during the Centre Court Centenary Ceremony at Wimbledone 2022. (Ryan Pierse/Getty) Former tennis player Margaret Court claimed she was the victim of LGBT bullying in a post-Wimbledon interview. The Australian tennis player turned Christian minister discussed her time at the Women’s US Open at Wimbledon to The Telegraph and how she
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Sareh (Zahra) Sediqi Hamedani was arrested by the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps for “promoting homosexuality” in October 2021. (YouTube/6rangIran) Two LGBTQ+ activists have been sentenced to death in Iran for “promoting homosexuality”. According to the Kurdish human rights organisation Hengaw, Zahra Sediqi Hamedani, also known as “Sareh”, 31, and Elham Chubdar, 24, were both sentenced
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The trans pub customer was injured during Brighton Pride. (Supplied and Getty/ Tristan Fewings) A non-binary Pride-goer has said they were injured in Brighton after a pub worker “policing toilets” during the celebrations “flew into a rage”. Sam (not their real name) described themselves to PinkNews as a masc-presenting non-binary trans person. Sam says that
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Maria Walsh speaks in an Instagram clip. (Maria Walsh/Instagram) MEP Maria Walsh has urged EuroPride to continue despite backlash from anti-LGBTQ+ groups. The Midlands-North-West member of the European Parliament insisted that the Pride festival – which is hosted in a different European city each year – should go ahead as scheduled from 12 to 18
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Kyle Sandiland said he was “giving the gays the warning” after he described monkeypox as the “big gay disease floating around”. (YouTube/Kyle and Jackie O) Australian radio host Kyle Sandilands defended his comments calling monkeypox the “big gay disease”, claiming he was “giving the gays the warning”. Sandilands faced immense backlash after he talked about
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Campaigners against the Welsh Government’s new Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) curriculum have lost a legal challenge to stop the new curriculum from being taught. (Getty Images) A group of parents in Wales opposed to a new curriculum about gender identity and sex being taught in primary schools, have lost their legal battle to have
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Kevin Federline and Britney Spears. (Chad Buchanan/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) Kevin Federline is facing fierce criticism for taking part in a tell-all interview about his past relationship with Britney Spears which fans are calling “disgusting”. On Sunday (4 September), an interview with Federline, a 44-year-old backup dancer and DJ, on 60 Minutes Australia will air.
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JK Rowling. (Getty/Samir Hussein) JK Rowling has said her new novel The Ink Black Heart “genuinely wasn’t” inspired by backlash to her comments on the trans community.  The 57-year-old author’s latest crime novel follows a female fantasy cartoon creator hounded by online fans and accused of transphobia before being murdered. Running to more than 1,000 pages, the
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LGBTQ+ activists and allies gathered outside the Independent House to demand an end to the Irish Indepdent’s “anti-trans crusade”. (Trans and Intersex Pride Dublin) Protesters outside the Irish Independent’s offices have rallied the publication’s continued “anti-trans crusade”. Over 100 people gathered outside Independent House in Dublin on Saturday (27 August) to highlight a rise in
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French monkeypox patients have been saying how psychologically painful the virus has been for them. (Getty) Monkeypox may leave more than just physical scars, according to several accounts by patients. Bichat-Claude Bernard Hospital’s infectious disease specialist, Nathan Peiffer-Smadja, told France24 that research suggests that “psychological distress is linked to several aspects” of the disease. He
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Thousands of people marched against Belgrade hosting EuroPride. (Oliver Bunic/Getty) Thousands of religious and right-wing Serbians have marched in Belgrade to protest an upcoming EuroPride event… that’s already been postponed. Anti-LGBTQ+ protestors took to the streets of the country’s capital on Sunday (28 August) to oppose plans for the city to host EuroPride on 17
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Wendy Stuart and guest co-host Simone Kraus will be hosting TriVersity Talk! this Wednesday at 7 PM ET with featured guest Mariette Pathy Allen TriVersity Talk! is a weekly web series with featured guests discussing their lives, activism and pressing issues in the LGBTQ Community. With TriVersity Talk!, the goal is to laugh and learn.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene says she doesn’t know why her bill attacking gender-affirming healthcare for trans youth is “controversial”. (Joe Raedle/Getty) US politician Marjorie Taylor Greene has said her bill proposing a ban on gender-affirming healthcare for trans kids is part of a “spiritual war” and her attempts to live her “Christian faith”.  Greene introduced a
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Straight Pride saw the two groups scuffle. (Twitter/@LCRWNews) A “Straight Pride” event organised by an anti-LGBTQ+ and anti-abortion group ended in violence when the few dozen participants clashed with LGBTQ+ counter-protesters. Police wearing tactical riot gear arrested three people and detained four before using pepper ball guns to clear out the area. Modesto Police Department said
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Mastriano gives a victory speech at his election-night party. (Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images) A Republican gubernatorial candidate in Pennsylvania has denounced efforts to “discourage” the dangerous conversion therapy. Speaking to conservative talk show radio station News Talk 103.7 FM on Thursday (25 August), Doug Mastriano criticised governor Tom Wolf and his
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Two trans people hold hands while marching under a trans Pride flag in the New York City Pride Parade. (Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images) A federal court has blocked efforts by the Biden administration to ensure trans people are never discriminated against by religious doctors when seeking healthcare. In 2016, the Obama administration issued an interpretation of the
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Jordan Peterson deadnamed Elliot Page on Twitter. (Getty) Jordan Peterson has staged his Twitter comeback by, of course, deadnaming Elliot Page once again two months since being suspended. Peterson, a conservative author and psychologist notorious for his anti-trans attitudes, was suspended for violating the social media service’s rules against hateful conduct. He both misgendered and deadnamed
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