Day: April 7, 2021

Hundreds protest as brazen homophobes sworn into Israeli parliament

Hundreds demonstrated in Jerusalem on Tuesday (6 April), protesting the swearing in of a group of viciously anti-LGBT+ Knesset members. The protest was held outside parliament as all 120 members of the Knesset, Israel’s national legislature, were sworn in following last month’s elections, according to AFP. Among them were six members of the far-right Religious … Continued
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Married at First Sight Australia star apologises after ‘disturbing’ rant about bisexual groom caught on video

Married at First Sight Australia‘s Jason Engler has apologised after a derogatory rant about co-star Liam Cooper being a “full-blown homosexual” was caught on video. The footage, which was leaked to the Daily Mail Australia, showed Engler using a homophobic slur against fellow Married at First Sight (MAFS) star Liam Cooper. Cooper was outed as … Continued
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Here's 'Drag Race' Season 13's Top 4 — and Who Should Win

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'Pose's Final Season to Explore Elektra's Backstory, History

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JoJo Siwa has known she was queer ‘since she was little’ and ‘couldn’t sleep for three days’ after coming out

JoJo Siwa knew she was queer “since she was little” and “couldn’t sleep for three days” after reading hateful comments about her coming out. Siwa, who with her infinite collection of hair bows and pulled-back ponytail is one of YouTube’s brightest – and youngest – stars, opened up to People as she graces the magazine’s cover. When … Continued
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Teen sensation JoJo Siwa couldn’t sleep for days because of backlash to her coming outTeen sensation JoJo Siwa couldn’t sleep for days because of backlash to her coming out

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Long-dead authors’ names appear on ‘disgusting’ letter demanding Women’s Prize exclude trans writers

An open letter demanding the Women’s Prize exclude trans women bizarrely bears the names of several long-dead authors. Last month, author Torrey Peters became the first trans woman to be nominated for the £30,000 prize with her debut novel Detransition, Baby. But a group calling themselves the Wild Woman Writing Club have now written an … Continued
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Homophobia and racism is ‘f**king rampant’ on set of Neighbours, actors claim

Two former Neighbours cast members have called out the “rampant” racism and homophobia on the set of Australia’s longest-running TV drama. The allegations first emerged on Tuesday (6 April) when guest actor Shareena Clanton said her six-week stint on Ramsay Street was marred by “multiple racist traumas” that have required ongoing counselling. Clanton said that the … Continued
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Exorcist disturbingly claims he’s beaten and ‘prayed the gay away’ from 500 people

An exorcist has claimed he has “prayed the gay away” from more than 500 LGBT+ people in Pakistan. Tineenullah Fahad, who works from a clinic above a discount store in the country’s capital, Islamabad, explained to Vice World News that queer people are possessed by lustful demons. The cure, he claims, is reciting verses from the … Continued
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Amnesty cites ‘transphobic fear-mongering’ in damning report claiming UK is ‘rushing to abandon human rights’

“Serious concerns” about hostile attitudes towards human rights in the UK, including the government’s failure to reform gender recognition laws and “transphobic fear-mongering”, have been raised by international human rights group Amnesty International. The stark rebuke of the British government comes in Amnesty’s annual report on human rights around the world. Policies on immigration, housing … Continued
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