LGBTQ

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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Bimini Bon Boulash. (Twitter/BiminiBabes) Bimini Bon Boulash has made an impassioned call for people to protect the “vulnerable” trans community from the heartbreaking “hate and stigma attached to them”. Bimini, who is a fan favourite from the second series of Drag Race UK, has been praised by fans for their LGBT+ advocacy and non-binary representation.
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In this photo illustration the TikTok logo in App Store seen displayed on a smartphone screen. (Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Video-sharing social networking app TikTok’s algorithm is spreading anti-LGBT+ content, according to an analysis by watchdog Media Matters. The report, published on Tuesday (18 May), found TikTok’s recommendation algorithm –
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Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift starred together in A Place in the Sun in 1951. (FilmPublicityArchive/United Archives via Getty) Elizabeth Taylor tried to seduce gay actor Montgomery Clift before they became “soulmates”, according to the author who chronicled their incredible friendship. Taylor was 17 when she met Clift while they starred together in the 1951
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Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot addressing crowds in April 2019. (Kamil Krzacyzynski/AFP/ Getty) Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot has said she will only give interviews to journalists of colour in an effort to combat the “overwhelming whiteness” of the the city’s media. Lightfoot – who became Chicago’s first Black female mayor and first openly gay mayor when
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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. (Sony) Insomniac has detailed the extensive accessibility options in their forthcoming PlayStation (PS5) exclusive Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart. In a comprehensive Twitter thread they’ve detailed the various visual, audio and gameplay options that will ensure the game is playable for everyone. Some are simple options like toggling aim modes,
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Tennessee governor Bill Lee has “made Tennessee a pioneer in anti-transgender discrimination”. (AFP via Getty/ MANDEL NGAN) Tennessee governor Bill Lee has signed into law a cruel ban on gender-affirming healthcare for trans kids who desperately need it. Tennessee is the second state to create such a law, after Arkansas banned medical professionals from offering lifesaving
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She says she was given no warning about the sudden removal of her income (Twitch) Hot tub streamer Kaitlyn “Amouranth” Siragusa has had ads indefinitely suspended from her Twitch stream without notification for being “not advertiser friendly”. Siragusa is one of the most popular streamers on the platform, part of the “hot tub meta” where
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Charlene Johnston was sentenced to five months in prison, suspended for a period of 12 months, at Magherafelt magistrate’s court, Northern Ireland. (Google Maps) A young mother mother in Mid Ulster, Northern Ireland, called a woman a “lesbian b*****d” before attacking her in broad daylight, a court heard. Charlene Johnston, 21, of Queens Avenue, Magherafelt, appeared at the
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Bethany Church leader Jonathan Stockstill has apologised for the “painful experiences” of the bootcamp’s participants. (Facebook/ Jonathan Stockstill) A Christian bootcamp run by the Bethany Church megachurch allegedly used homophobic and racist slurs against teens, and forced them to fight each other until they were bleeding. The “220i” leadership programme was run Bethany Church, a
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Billy Porter. (Paras Griffin/Getty) Billy Porter has revealed that he is HIV positive, having been diagnosed with the virus in June 2007. The Pose star opened up about living with HIV in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter in which he reflected on his journey to self-acceptance and healing. In the wide-ranging interview, Billy Porter revealed that his recent
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A former student is struggling with the lasting impact of conversion therapy at Liberty University (Envato) A former student of the evangelical Liberty University has recalled his cruel treatment at the hands of the college’s “in-house conversion therapist”. Lucas Wilson is among 33 plaintiffs suing the US department of education over the “widespread discrimination” in
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Resident Evil Village. (Capcom) Now that Resident Evil Village has been released, the world can finally experience in full the icon that is Lady Dimitrescu. The big tall vampire lady, as she’s colloquially known, has spearheaded the game’s promotion and sets the campy gothic tone for the rest of the game. That’s along with her
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Tom Holland in his show-stopping ‘Umbrella’ lip-sync. (Getty Images/YouTube/Paramount Network) Tom Holland’s iconic Lip Sync Battle performance of Rihanna’s “Umbrella” was almost switched out for a rendition of Britney Spears’ “Oops!… I Did It Again”. Instead of a very, very wet Tom Holland, the world came close to being gifted with the actor donning a red
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Award-winning adult performer Alex Riley has tragically passed away aged 22. (Instagram/@hifromalexriley/Twitter/@JacobHansenXXX) Adult performer Alex Riley has tragically died aged 22, leaving his loved ones and fans “heartbroken” over the loss of a “vibrant and talented” performer. The award-winning performer was known mostly for his work with the gay porn company Helix Studios. Helix confirmed
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