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Benedict Cumberbatch says it’s an “expected disappointment” that LGBT+ scenes could be censored in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. (YouTube/Marvel Entertainment) Benedict Cumberbatch said he is “emotional” that Saudi Arabia asked Disney to censor an LGBT+ character from the Doctor Strange sequel.  Saudi Arabia reportedly asked Disney to cut a 12-second scene in which queer
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Former president Donald Trump gave a bizarre definition of what a ‘woman’ is during an appearance on Piers Morgan Uncensored. (Getty/Scott Olson) Donald Trump offered up an unusual definition of a woman during an anti-trans tirade on Piers Morgan’s new series.  Trump appeared on Piers Morgan Uncensored to share his opinion on a variety of topics, including
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Megan Fox says she incorporated books about gender identity and self-expression into her children’s “daily lives” since they were “very young”. (Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic) Megan Fox opens up about her “brave” son’s decision to wear dresses and how she talks to her kids about gender identity.  The Jennifer’s Body star spoke to Glamour UK about how she parents her three
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Marjorie Taylor Greene discussed evoking martial law to keep Donald Trump in power, according to text messages. (Getty/Kevin Dietsch) Marjorie Taylor Greene suggested in a text that Donald Trump should declare martial law to overturn the election results.  CNN obtained 2,319 texts that Mark Meadows, Trump’s former White House chief of staff, sent and received between
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Alabama state representative Neil Rafferty on fighting the rise of anti-LGBT+ bills in the state. (Getty/Julie Bennett) Alabama’s only openly gay lawmaker Neil Rafferty has slammed conservatives for “exploiting the public’s misunderstanding of what it is to be trans” to push vile legislation.  Earlier this month, Democratic Party state representative Rafferty took to the Alabama
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Sheila Lumumba. (Twitter) In a grisly attack that has appalled Kenya, a non-binary lesbian reportedly was raped and murdered by six men in their home. Sheila Lumumba, a 25-year-old hospitality worker, was found dead in their home in Karatina, a town in Nyeri County, earlier this week, LGBT+ groups and activists and BBC Africa reported. K24TV said
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Florida governor Ron DeSantis. (James Gilbert/Getty Images) Florida’s cruel crackdown on LGBT+ rights has deepened after governor Ron DeSantis signed a bill all but censoring queer topics in schools and workplaces. On top of the reviled ‘Don’t Say Gay‘ bill that blocks educators from discussing LGBT+ identities in K-12 schools, DeSantis signed the “Stop WOKE
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Joe Biden has blasted Republicans for their obsession with dismantling Disney. (Karen Ducey/Getty Images) US president Joe Biden has thrashed Republicans obsessed with attacking the Walt Disney Company amid the ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law. Biden told a Democratic fundraiser on Thursday (21 April) that the GOP has swung so deeply to the far-right, so much
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Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition. (Creative Commons photo/Noah1806) A Californian man is facing charges for threatening to “bomb” and kill Merriam-Webster employees over the publisher’s pro-trans definitions. Jeremy David Hanson, of Rossmoor, threatened to “hunt down and shoot” workers of the oldest dictionary publishers in the US, procecutors claimed. The 34-year-old sent online threats to
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Marjorie Taylor Greene takes the stand in Georgia. (C-SPAN) Georgia representative Marjorie Taylor Greene “does not recall” a concerning amount about her actions surrounding the Capitol riots, but does remember saying Nancy Pelosi deserved the death penalty. Last month, bipartisan Texas-based group Free Speech for People filed a complaint on behalf of Georgia voters, arguing
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Kit Connor (L) as Nick and Joe Locke (R) as Charlie in Heartstopper. (Netflix) It’s been six years since Alice Oseman published the first edition of Heartstopper, her universally adored webcomic, and now the television adaptation has finally landed on Netflix. Heartstopper tells the story of Charlie (Joe Locke), an openly gay teenager who finds himself falling
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British cyclist Katie Archibald says that trans athletes have been “let down” by sporting bodies’ inclusion policies. (Getty/Sebastian Frej/MB Media) Olympic gold medalist Katie Archibald has declared that trans athletes have been “let down” by inclusion policies in the sporting world.  Archibald, who is a two-time Olympic cycling champion, called out “international governing bodies of
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Christina Pushaw, press secretary for Florida governor Ron DeSantis. (YouTube/ PBD Podcast) The recently exposed Libs of TikTok Twitter account has been credited with inspiring Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill, as well as the surge in “grooming” rhetoric among conservatives. This week, Chaya Raichik was exposed as the person behind the account, which started on
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Florida governor Ron DeSantis addresses the 2022 Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando. (LightRocket via Getty/ SOPA Images/ Paul Hennessy) Florida’s health department has issued chilling guidance to block medical care and even social transition for trans kids in the state. The guidance, issued by Florida’s department of health on Wednesday (20 April), contradicts federal guidance
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Ted Cruz made the bizarre comments while filming his podcast at the University of Alabama. (YouTube/ Verdict with Ted Cruz) Ted Cruz is being relentlessly mocked after insisting Disney will soon show Mickey Mouse having gay sex with Pluto in “every episode”. The Texas senator hit out at Disney’s eventual opposition to Florida’s ‘Don’t Say
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Schitt’s Creek star Noah Reid denounces the rise of anti-LGBT+ legislation in the US. (Gregg DeGuire/Getty for Turner) Schitt’s Creek star Noah Reid has slammed the “anti-human” rise in anti-LGBT+ legislation across the Americas.  Reid, who played Patrick Brewer on the beloved comedy series, condemned the legislative attacks in the US attempting to marginalise the LGBT+
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Pro-Trump supporters storm the US Capitol on 6 January, 2021. (Getty/ Samuel Corum) Anti-LGBT+ social media influencer Libs of TikTok attended the 6 January Capitol insurrection, according to deleted tweets. Libs of TikTok, which began on TikTok but later moved to Twitter, posts content from liberal social media users, inviting ridicule and outrage from right-wing
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Joe Keery as Steve Harrington, Maya Hawke as Robin and Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson in Netflix fantasy horror Stranger Things. (Netflix) Stranger Things star Maya Hawke has spoken about how her character Robin Buckley’s “queerness is just an aspect of her personhood”. Ahead of the release of the fourth season of Stranger Things, which
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Miriam Margolyes has defended JK Rowling. (Simon Schluter/Fairfax Media via Getty Images via Getty Images) Harry Potter star Miriam Margolyes has defended JK Rowling over the “misplaced” criticism she has faced for her “gender-critical” views. Saying she “admires” Rowling as a “human being”, the British-Australian actor offered to mediate between the author and Emma Watson.
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