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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 10

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 19

August 10, 2018 10:00 AM Kim Kardashian Explains Her ‘Homophobic’ Comment Towards Tyson Beckford: “All My Best Friends Are Gay”

Kim Kardashian has been called out for being 'homophobic' over comments made towards Tyson Beckford after the model body-shamed her. It all started on Instagram when Tyson commented under a photo of the star, saying: “Sorry I don’t care for it personally,” and “She is not real,doctor f*cked up on her right hip [sic].” And Kim clapped back on the ‘gram 13

July 24, 2018 9:07 PM Fiona Mozley among writers to be shortlisted for LGBT literary award

Now in its eighth year, the prize is awarded to a writer whose first book explores the LGBT experience. Also nominated is Pansy Boy, a picture book written and illustrated by artist Paul Harfleet, and Sarah Day’s Mussolini’s Island, based on the true story of gay and bisexual men imprisoned in Italy during the Second World War. The field of contenders 12

July 1, 2018 4:07 AM Sussex Police officers march at Paris Pride

It was part of an initiative for officers to learn about hate crimes and how to deal with them. Among the Sussex officers to attend was PC Rachael Younger. On Twitter the force posted: “It’s so important that we continue to take part in pride events to show diversity across the police service and solidarity across Europe between LGBTQI police officers 17

June 25, 2018 8:12 PM Viewers ‘proud’ of Emmerdale as soap introduces first transgender character

Matty turns up at the farm and gets knocked out cold by Cain Dingle (Jeff Hordley), who suspects he is an intruder. However, when Moira (Natalie J Robb) arrives, she instantly recognises him as her daughter Hannah, who was last seen a few years ago before she moved to London. Fans were impressed with Emmerdale for including “such an important character 13

June 25, 2018 2:27 AM Celebration, defiance mix at New York City gay pride parade

NEW YORK (AP) - Celebration and pride mixed with defiance in New York City on Sunday as throngs of people crowded the streets, rainbow flags waving, for the annual gay pride march. Tennis legend Billie Jean King was one of the grand marshals, along with transgender advocate Tyler Ford and civil rights organization Lambda Legal. The event, and others 9

June 24, 2018 5:42 PM The Latest: Pride events in NYC, San Francisco

San Francisco is wrapping up a weekend of gay pride events with the always colorful Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Parade and March through the heart of the city. FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2017 file photo, former tennis player Billie Jean King poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film "Battle of the Sexes" during the London 12

June 24, 2018 2:37 AM Billie Jean King to be grand marshal of NYC pride march

NEW YORK (AP) - Tennis legend Billie Jean King will be one of the grand marshals of New York City's gay pride march as cities around the world hold LGBT pride events. The marches commemorate the riots that erupted in response to a police raid at a New York gay bar called the Stonewall Inn in June 1969. A park across the street from the Stonewall was designated 11

June 21, 2018 7:01 PM Straight people 'care more about animal rights than gay equality'

A survey by Pride London has revealed huge divides between LGBT+ and straight people when it comes to equality and tolerance. A poll issued by the organisers of London Pride revealed a huge gap between the priorities of LGBT+ people and those of their heterosexual counterparts. Of those straight people who are not trans who were surveyed, only 3% said they were concerned 14