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Mattel has created dolls that are customisable in their gender expression. (Mattel) To the surprise of no one, the anti-LGBT+ evangelical group One Million Moms is not happy about Mattel’s new gender-inclusive dolls. Last week the toy manufacturer launched the gender non-conforming ‘Creatable World’ dolls which come with short hair and a longer wig, as
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Gender creative kids do not often see themselves in the toys they play with. (Creatable World/ YouTube) Homophobic Russian politician Vitaly Milonov has said that he wants to ban the new gender-inclusive dolls by Mattel from entering the country. Last week the toy manufacturer launched the gender non-conforming Creatable World dolls which come with short
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Joshua Payne-Elliott (right) and his husband, Layton Payne-Elliott, were both employed as Catholic school teachers before Joshua was fired. (Delaney and Delaney) In a “highly unusual” move, the US Department of Justice has filed a statement of interest letter siding with an archbishop’s decision to fire a gay teacher from a Catholic school. Joshua Payne-Elliott
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Far-right extremists clash with riot police as they try to disrupt the Equality March in Lublin, eastern Poland (WOJTEK RADWANSKI/AFP/Getty) Pride-goers in the Polish city of Lubin defied far-right protesters who hurled eggs, bottles and firecrackers in an attempt to stop them marching for LGBT+ rights. The event proved to be a violent flashpoint for
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From transgender movies on Netflix and Amazon Prime to independent shorts by trans and non-binary filmmakers on YouTube, here’s a round-up of the best trans films. We asked trans and bisexual man Stephan Kyriacou, and non-binary pansexual Cara Buchanan, to share their favourite transgender movies to watch – and why. Watch the video below to
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Lesbian actress Ruby Rose shared a graphic photo of the emergency surgery on Instagram (Instagram/ JB Lacroix/WireImage/Getty) Batwoman star Ruby Rose has revealed she needed emergency neck surgery after a stunt accident left her with two herniated discs that nearly severed her spinal cord. A herniated disc occurs when the rubbery disc between the spinal
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Gay valet Thomas Barrow sharing a kiss with an unidentified man in the Downton Abbey trailer (YouTube) The Downton Abbey movie may seem family-friendly, but its homophobic language and offensive references initially raised questions about the film’s suitability for children. The Irish Film Classification Office (IFCO) revealed that the film was initially given a 12A
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Actress Oluwaseyi Omooba chose to stand by the ‘homophobic’ comments she made in 2014 (David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty) The Color Purple actress Oluwaseyi Omooba is suing for religious discrimination after she was dropped from the the LGBT+ production for ‘homophobic’ comments. Omooba was set to play the lead role in a musical adaptation of Alice
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