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November 9, 2018 1:48 PM Mark Harris elected to Congress despite extreme anti-gay views

A Republican who opposes the decriminalisation of homosexuality has been elected to the US House of Representatives. Mark Harris, who has anti-gay views, won election to the Congress for North Carolina’s 9th District on Tuesday after defeating Democratic challenger Dan McCready. He won the election with 138,338 votes (49.4 percent), claiming a narrow 8

November 9, 2018 8:00 AM Asexual model Yasmin Benoit on asexuality stereotypes

“You barely see asexual people as it is, let alone a black asexual person.” Yasmin Benoit is a model, activist and an aromantic asexual smashing tired stereotypes about asexuality. She spoke to PinkNews about whitewashing of asexuality, what people say to her when coming out, and why the A in LGBTQIA does not stand for ally. “There was never really a time where 15

November 6, 2018 4:59 PM Will Deadpool 2’s PG version erase lesbian relationship?

The producers of Deadpool 2 have announced that an edited PG-13 version of the film will be released, casting doubt over whether it will include the movie’s groundbreaking lesbian relationship. Fans praised the second installation of Deadpool earlier this year for introducing Yukio (Shioli Kutsuna), the girlfriend of Negasonic Teenage Warhead (Brianna 8

October 19, 2018 12:52 PM Sydney bishops seek to ban gay weddings and yoga on all church property

The Anglican Church in Sydney will vote on banning gay weddings, LGBT+ meetings and yoga on all church-owned properties. A proposed policy that is set to come before the Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney next week would prevent same-sex marriages from taking place across any of the 900 properties owned by the church, Australia’s ABC reports 21

October 7, 2018 3:15 PM Brazil election results: Far-right Jair Bolsonaro STORMS into polls lead

JAIR Bolsonaro is the front-runner in the Brazil presidential elections 2018. Here is everything you need to know about the far-right leader as he storms into polls lead. Will he win the presidential election? Populist Bolsonaro declared he is “Brazil’s answer to Donald Trump”. The 63-year-old, who is pro-torture, wants to focus on tacking crime and corruption 15

September 30, 2018 10:26 AM Queen’s first openly gay footman reportedly demoted due to high public profile

The first openly gay footman to serve Queen Elizabeth II has reportedly quit his job after being demoted from his position because of “courting publicity,” The Sun reported on Sunday. Ollie Roberts, a 21-year-old who has previously served in the Royal Air Force, was recently appointed to the role of personal footman to the monarch, which required him to live on the grounds 42

September 30, 2018 8:56 AM Tom Daley says feeling ‘different’ over sexuality powered his success

Olympic medalist Tom Daley has revealed his sexuality made him feel inferior and different from his peers growing up—but that ultimately provided the motivation that helped him succeed. Daley, the 24-year-old British diver who has won two bronze Olympic medals, was a guest on the BBC Radio 4 Desert Island Discs programme on Sunday. During the conversation 20

September 28, 2018 10:14 AM Italian court recognises US adoption by lesbian couple

An Italian court has ruled that an Italian-American woman’s US adoption of her wife’s biological child is valid in Italy, after being initially rejected by the Bologna City Council and Italy’s Interior Ministry. The couple, who have two children conceived through artificial insemination, are each the biological parent of one child and the adoptive parent 31

September 13, 2018 7:01 AM Fans removed from Dua Lipa concert in China

Fans have been forcefully removed from a Dua Lipa concert in Shanghai. Videos posted on social media show security workers pulling people out of their seats. Heavy-handed crowd control isn't that unusual in China, many are saying people were ejected for standing up or waving pro-gay rights flags. Visibly upset, Dua told the crowd: "I want to create a really 13

August 29, 2018 9:56 AM Fears of LGBT+ rights ‘reversal’ under new Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison

There is a risk of Australia reversing course on LGBT+ rights under the country’s new Prime Minister Scott Morrison, the country’s opposition has warned. Louise Pratt, Labor’s Shadow Minister for Equality, made the claim after moderate conservative Malcolm Turnbull was deposed as Prime Minister by his own party and hardliner Morrison was installed in the post. In a statement 30