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Trans campaigners in Santiago, Chile, were an historic law has been passed for transgender rights in the country. (PABLO VERA/AFP/Getty Images) An unidentified trans woman was stabbed to death in Santiago, Chile, on Saturday morning (31 August) during an attempted robbery, according to local media. The Metropolitan Homicide Brigade of the Investigative Police is investigating
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Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski has admitted that the thought of being a “spokesperson” for the LGBT+ community stresses him out. The food and wine expert told Associated Press last week (30 August) that, before starting the Emmy-award nominated Netflix reboot, he was anxious he was not “gay enough” and didn’t know enough about cooking. Two
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A transphobic Christian said that being LGBT+ “isn’t normal” live on the Victoria Derbyshire show today (2 September), but was quickly put in his place by the other guests. During a slot on the daytime debate show, parent Nigel Rowe appeared alongside a plethora of LGBT+ people, authors and advocates to discuss LGBT-inclusive education. After
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Gavin Williamson has pledged his support for schools teaching the new LGBT-inclusive relationship education curriculum. (Getty) Education secretary Gavin Williamson has pledged the government’s support for schools teaching LGBT-inclusive relationship and sex education. Williamson said that the government will be “supporting and backing every single school” as they prepare for the roll-out of a mandatory
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Pastor Greg Locke said that LGBT+ people want “domination.” (Paster Greg Locke/Facebook) An anti-trans, anti-abortion, Trump-supporting pastor thinks he’s figured out exactly what LGBT+ people are looking for: domination. Saturday, August 31, saw a so-called Straight Pride march in Boston outnumbered by more than 1,000 counter-protestors. The event drew much ire and ridicule on Twitter,
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The former Stormont health minister Jim Wells has come under fire for his latest anti-gay comments (Charles McQuillan/Getty) The DUP’s former health minister Jim Wells has slammed the BBC’s latest move to open Strictly Come Dancing to same-sex couples, calling it a “reprobate” step. BBC bosses recently said they would be “completely open” to changing
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Parade participants marching in the Boston Straight Pride Parade and Rally organised by Super Happy Fun America on August 31, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. Paul Marotta/Getty) Boston’s Straight Pride marchers found themselves outnumbered by over 1,000 counter-protestors who “drowned out” their planned anti-gay speeches. The application for the march permit indicates organisers expected up to
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Jamie Laing and David James arrive onstage during the BBC Strictly Come Dancing 2019 launch. (Keith Mayhew/SOPA Images/LightRocket/ Getty) Same-sex couples could compete on Strictly Come Dancing for the first time next year after BBC bosses said they are “completely open” to the idea. The popular reality dance show has previously come under repeated fire over
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Paris Saint-Germain players celebrate their victory after fans of the opposing team briefly halted play with homophobic banners (Xavier Laine/Getty) A French league football game between Paris Saint-Germain and Metz was halted by fans with homophobic banners — the third time in two weeks this has happened. Referee Frank Schneider briefly suspended the game on
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Ivar Mountbatten and James Coyle on their wedding day (Instagram/ivar_mountbatten) The Queen’s cousin, Lord Ivar Mountbatten, has revealed that the Royal Family don’t discuss his relationship after he married a man last year. Lord Mountbatten, 56, made history in September 2018 when he became the first royal to have a same-sex marriage. The father-of-three separated
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Parasel-armed parents protect children attending a drag show from protesters (Facebook/Charles Rozanski) Armed with rainbow-panelled umbrellas, parents faced anti-LGBT+, fascist protestors head on at an all-ages drag show in Colorado, US. Mile High Comics hosted a show on 25 August that pulled the attention of Proud Boys, a neo-facist organisation that admits only men as
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The students were told their pro-LGBT+ t-shirts were in violation of the school’s dress code. (WYMT) A school district superintendent in Kentucky has apologised to students who were forced to change clothes when they wore Pride t-shirts to school. Several students from Martin County High School were forced to change out of their pro-LGBT+ t-shirts
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