Luxembourg’s prime minister Xavier Bettel and Serbia’s prime minister Ana Brnabić. (Twitter) Two openly gay world leaders – Luxembourg’s prime minister Xavier Bettel and Serbia’s prime minister Ana Brnabić – were pictured together in an incredible display of LGBT+ power. Xavier Bettel and Ana Brnabić posed with their partners on Sunday, September 8, ahead of
Bestselling author Stephen King has thrown his support behind the decision to add a queer subplot to It Chapter Two, even though it is a departure from his book. WARNING: This rest of this article contains spoilers to It Chapter Two. The sequel to It confirms the long-held fan theory that a major character — Richie
Gerald Matovu, Stephen Port’s drug dealer, was sentenced to X for the murder of Eric Michels. (Metropolitan Police) The ex-drug dealer of serial killer Stephen Port was given a life sentence with at least 31 years behind bars for murdering a former Bond actor. Gerald Matovu, 26, hooked up with Eric Michels, 54, via Grindr
Martina Navratilova at Wimbledon, 2019. (Visionhaus/Getty Images) Czech tennis player and 18-time Grand Slam winner Martina Navratilova has told a summit in Scotland that her views on transgender women competing in women’s sport are “about biology”. Navratilova, 62, was speaking at the fifth annual Aberdeen Standard Investments diversity summit in Gleneagles, held in association with
A transgender woman detained by ICE for 20 months has finally been freed after a sustained advocacy campaign by her attorney and several non-profit organisations. Alejandra Barrera came to the US in 2017, fleeing violence and persecution in El Salvador, where she was beaten, extorted, and sexually assaulted by gang members and the El Salvadoran
Joel Kim Booster had something to say about Dave Chappelle. (Getty/Netflix) Gay comedian Joel Kim Booster eviscerated Dave Chappelle over his jokes about the LGBT+ and Asian communities in a recent Netlix stand up show. Chappelle is facing a massive backlash following the release of his fifth Netflix special Sticks & Stones, which sees him take
A development project that has topped out as Harlem’s tallest is already being put on the market — thanks to tax benefits set to expire at the end of 2028. The 125th Street buildings will include the historic Loew’s Victoria Theater at the base of a new Marriott Renaissance and an adjacent affordable apartment tower.
Parents, children and protesters demonstrate against the ‘No Outsiders’ programme, which teaches children about LGBT rights, at Parkfield Community School on March 21, 2019 in Birmingham, England. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images) The crowdfunding website GoFundMe has removed a page launched by Shakeel Afsar, one of the leaders of the Birmingham protests against LGBT-inclusive education in schools.
It’s not enough for him to own the country’s most expensive home. Just months after buying the record-breaking $238 million quadplex on Central Park South, hedge-fund billionaire Ken Griffin has found yet another place to rest his head. The ridiculously rich founder of Citadel this month scooped up a $99 million waterfront home in Palm
It hits me when I’m not thinking about it, and the tears well. Eighteen years later and I’ve been to that 16 acres countless times, but I’m still too shaky and raw to go deep underground to the completed 9/11 Memorial & Museum. Sure, I put on my brave reporter-photographer face and saw the press
Antoni Porowski said he finds being a sex symbol entertaining. (Instagram) Antoni Porowski admitted that he is “a bit of a troublemaker,” and said that his sexuality is “another muscle that I get to flex.” Since Queer Eye burst onto screens in 2018, food and wine expert Antoni Porowski has become the Fab Five’s thirst-trapper-in-chief.
Liz Truss is the new minister for women and equalities. (Getty) Liz Truss, the MP who previously backed Mumsnet in a row on free speech, has been appointed the new minister for women and equalities. Downing Street confirmed that Truss has been handed the equalities portfolio on Tuesday (September 10) evening. She replaces Amber Rudd,
Fewer people are being prosecuted for homophobic hate crimes. (Getty) The number of people being prosecuted for homophobic hate crimes has fallen over the past five years, despite reports of such crimes doubling. Homophobic hate crime has increased for the sixth year running with some 13,530 incidents reported in 2018/19, according to figures obtained by
E.W. Jackson said that he finds Pete Buttigieg “loathsome.” (Getty) A right-wing pastor said that “normal people” find homosexuality “disgusting” during a confusing rant about gay Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. E.W. Jackson went on a lengthy missive against Buttigieg on his Monday night (September 9) radio show. The Christian minister and twice-failed senate hopeful
The largest unit in one of Fifth Avenue’s most prestigious co-ops just sold for less than half of its original $120 million asking price. Susan Gutfreund, the widow of banker John Gutfreund, has sold the 22-room duplex they shared at 834 Fifth Ave. for $53 million, according to a transfer tax filed with the city
He’s the owner of America’s priciest home, and he’s still expanding his empire. Billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin has shelled out a cool $99.13 million for a Palm Beach, Fla., property next to an estate he already owns, reports the Palm Beach Daily News. The latter is an ocean-to-lake spread at 1290 South Ocean
Seahorse. (Instagram/SeahorseFilm) Freddy McConnell had been listening to parenting podcasts for years by the time he became a dad. “It feels like the most important job I’ve ever had,” he tells PinkNews. “People would say to me, ‘Oh, you’ll be really keen to get back to work’ – because I took a whole year of
Betsey Johnson is selling her bright pink trailer in Malibu, California — located in the upscale trailer park Paradise Cove — for $1.95 million, but she is only moving up the street, Page Six Style has confirmed. Though the fashion icon designed the home herself, she’s ready to move on to a more spacious place, which
Sir Elton John wore a typically understated look at his 50th birthday party in 1991. (Getty) Sir Elton John once claimed to have more Fabergé eggs than the Kremlin, according to reports Fabergé eggs are among the rarest, most fabulous and most expensive treasures on Earth. So it stands to reason that Sir Elton John,
LGBT+ rights campaigners march through Belfast against the ban on same-sex marriage. (Getty) Campaigners for marriage equality in Northern Ireland have confirmed that same-sex marriage will be legal there from January 13 2020, with the first weddings taking place on Valentine’s Day. Northern Ireland is the only country in the UK where same-sex marriage is
Elizabeth Warren’s booth at DragCon 2019. (Xorje Olivares/ Twitter) Presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren set up a campaign booth manned by queer staff at RuPaul’s DragCon, and it was incredible. Complete with posters coloured as different Pride flags and a cardboard cutout of Warren wearing a rainbow feather boa, the booth made Warren the first presidential
John Bercow has announced plans to stand down as Commons Speaker (Twitter/@BBCPolitics) House of Commons Speaker John Bercow has announced that he will stand down as Speaker on October 31, or sooner if an election is called before that date. Elected as Buckingham MP in 1997, the Speaker’s wry humour and typical forthright style gained
Michael Parsons was caught on camera spray-painting homophobic hate on a woman’s garage door. (Northumbria Police) Michael Parsons, 55, was fined after a CCTV camera caught him daubing anti-LGBT+ abuse on a woman’s garage door. Police first arrested Parsons after they received reports of anti-LGBT+ slurs being painted on a garage door in Gateshead, near
Milo Yiannopoulos says he’s “getting close to quitting” due to lack of followers (Lisa Maree Williams/Getty) Milo Yiannopoulos, the former editor of Breitbart and mascot for Boston’s Straight Pride, has complained that he can’t put food on the table as none of his fans are supporting him. The self-described ‘pop star of hate’ has previously