LGBTQ

Freddy McConnell laced into the health secretary for his remarks on trans people. (Getty Images) Freddy McConnell has called on British health secretary Sajid Javid to recognise men with cervixes exist after his “scary and appalling” remarks about trans healthcare. Javid ignited a firestorm of criticism on Sunday (26 September) as he took a swing at
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Tessa Ganserer (left) has made history with Nyke Slawik (right) as the first two trans MPs to be elected in Germany. (AFP via Getty/ JOHN MACDOUGALL and Instagram/ nyketomato) Germany will welcome its first-ever trans MPs to the Bundestag after a federal election that saw the centre-left SDP narrowly beat the centre-right CDU. According to preliminary results
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Angela Rayner. (Ian Forsyth/Getty) Labour’s Angela Rayner has refused to apologise for calling the Tories “homophobic scum” during an appearance at her party’s annual conference. Rayner, who is deputy leader of the Labour Party, reportedly told the conference on Saturday night (25 September): “We cannot get any worse than a bunch of scum, homophobic, racist,
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Couples pose during a photo event during a nationwide referendum’s day on same-sex marriage, in Swiss capital Bern on September 26, 2021. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty) Switzerland has voted overwhelmingly in favour of same-sex marriage in a history-making referendum, proving that love always wins. Some 64.1 per cent of the population voted in favour of
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Wendy Stuart will be performing one of her infamous parodies on Sunday, September 26th, 2021 at The Stonewall Inn, to benefit The Tyler Clementi Foundation. The show will be hosted by Duchess Vikki La Fontaine, Viscountess Dolores Dégagé and Baron Marc Fusion Sax. The Imperial Court of NY is a non-profit fundraising organization that has raised
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Stephanie Beatriz as Rosa Diaz in Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Sara Ramirez as Callie Torres in Grey’s Anatomy and Archie Panjabi as Kalinda Sharma in The Good Wife. (NBC/ABC/CBS) Queer visibility is on the up, and TV is finally starting to get bisexual representation right. Let’s be honest – LGBT+ representation on television still isn’t great. Things
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Londoners using the Tube network will be able to see ten new Pride roundels to celebrate the capital city’s LGBT+ community. (Transport for London) Several new LGBT-themed roundels have been unveiled across London’s vast network of Underground stations to celebrate the city’s queer community. Transport for London (TfL) said Londoners will be able to see
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Revolution Beauty and DC Comics have teamed up to release a Batman-inspired makeup collection. (Revolution) Comic book fans rejoice, because Revolution have released an incredible Batman-inspired makeup range. The beauty brand has launched a collection of products inspired by the DC Comic series and its infamous characters. The collaboration captures the aesthetics of Catwoman, Harley
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The Olympic rings outside the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has once again delayed its transgender guidelines for sport because of “very conflicting opinions”. The new guidelines for international sports federations are not expected to be released until after the Beijing Winter Olympics in February
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In the throwback photo, Leslie Jordan would have been in his early to mid-twenties. (Getty/ Jim Steinfeldt/Michael Ochs Archives and Instagram/ thelesliejordan) Actor Leslie Jordan has shared a topless throwback picture from 1980, inspiring thirst across the internet. On Sunday (19 September), Jordan took to Instagram to share a photo of himself more than 40
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Lil Nas X at the Met Gala 2021. (Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty) Lil Nas X’s strikingly personal, deeply affecting debut album Montero is here– and there’s a lot to unpack in its lyrics. The critically-acclaimed album features previously-heard songs like “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” and “Industry Baby”, but it also includes numerous new
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Irish Tánaiste Leo Varadkar. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty) Figures from across the political spectrum have condemned the far-right mob who unleashed a tirade of homophobic abuse outside Leo Varadkar’s home. There was widespread shock and outrage in Dublin, Ireland on Sunday (19 September) when footage was shared on social media showing a far-right, anti-vaccine mob
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A Maryland, US, teen has been indicted for allegedly beating a mentally disabled man until his teeth were shattered simply because he suspected him of being gay. José Tobias Carranza Serrano, 18, faces first-degree counts of attempted murder, bias intimidation and robbery as well as second-degree aggravated assault. The Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) Specialized
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Gersson Saavedra. (Screen capture via NBC) A gay man was knocked unconscious and left with severe spinal injuries in a hate crime that has left him deeply shaken and requiring surgery. Two men reportedly targeted Gersson Saavedra in Barrio Logan, an artistic neighbourhood of San Diego, California, on 12 September. He told NBC’s San Diego
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