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December 13, 2018 9:18 AM ‘Turn that f**king Christmas song off’ declares any rational human being

The Institute for Studies found it was entirely normal to reject Christmas tunes after decades of being punished by mediocre sing-song hits, often involving sleigh bells. Professor Henry Brubaker said: “With the days leading up to Christmas being a full-on deluge of shit you’ve heard about 2,000 times before it’s reasonable not to want to hear them again 43

December 10, 2018 2:48 PM EUROPE'S SHAME: Terrified Jewish people facing 'no-go zones'

ANTI-SEMITISM is rampant across Europe with a shock new EU report warning of a rise in ‘no-go zones’ for Jewish people. The report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights found a worrying rise in anti-Semitism - especially in Germany, which was highlighted as a particularly hostile environment. Out of 16,395 Jews interviewed during the study 83

December 7, 2018 12:16 PM Amal Clooney gives speech at Massachusetts Conference for Women after scooping UN award

AMAL CLOONEY joined her father-in-law Nick Clooney on stage at the 2018 Massachusetts Conference for Women in Boston yesterday. She added a pop of colour to her monochrome look with a slick of red lipstick and wore her hair in bouncy curls. The human rights lawyer, who is married to Hollywood actor George Clooney, 57, joined her father-in-law Nick Clooney 38

December 7, 2018 5:26 AM Kevin Hart STEPS DOWN as Academy Awards 2019 host following homophobic tweets

KEVIN HART, an American comedian and film star, has stepped down as host of the 2019 Oscars after homophobic tweets he made almost a decade ago resurfaced when he was announced as the host of next year’s Academy Awards. Kevin Hart, 39, announced he would no longer be hosting next year’s Academy Awards on Twitter this morning. The comic apologised to the LGBTQ 61

December 6, 2018 4:12 PM Indiana school banned Gay-Straight Alliance from saying ‘gay’ and ‘LGBT’

A lawsuit has alleged that a Gay-Straight Alliance group at an Indiana school was ordered to change its name and avoid using the terms “gay” and “LGBT+.” The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed the lawsuit against Leo Junior/Senior High School in Leo-Cedarville, Indiana, a small town with a population of 3,600. The lawsuit alleges that students 83

December 6, 2018 12:11 PM Barnaby Joyce: Schools should keep right to expel transgender kids

Australia’s former deputy prime minister Barnaby Joyce is facing anger after suggesting faith schools should keep the right to discriminate against transgender children. The former leader of Australia’s Nationals made the comments as the country’s parliament debates plans to eliminate exemptions for faith schools that permit them to discriminate against 63

December 4, 2018 6:49 PM Brexit REVEALED: How Jacob Rees-Mogg voted WITH Theresa May to fight NO DEAL STITCH-UP

JACOB REES-MOGG voted WITH Theresa May in a desperate attempt to avoid today’s shock Brexit defeat for the Government - because he knew it was the best chance at fighting for a hard, no-deal Brexit. The European Research Group (ERG) chairman, who led a failed charge to depose the Prime Minister ahead of an expected defeat over her Brexit deal, told MPs he would 45

December 3, 2018 11:10 AM Julia Hartley-Brewer bans the word ‘cis’ on TalkRadio show

TalkRadio host Julia Hartley-Brewer threatened to remove a guest from the studio during a discussion on trans rights because he used the term “cis.” The right-wing radio host had been discussing a report on the transgender prison population with comedian Steve Allen on November 30. In the discussion, Hartley-Brewer said it was a “very big risk” for women 59

November 30, 2018 3:03 PM An Indonesian city has banned gay sex to ‘eradicate LGBT’

Pariaman in Indonesia has passed a law banning gay sex and other “acts that are considered LGBT.” The city on Sumatra island, which is home to more than 80,000 people, will issue one million rupiah (£55) fines to same-sex couples convicted of committing “immoral acts” and anyone who is found to be “acting as a transvestite,” according to AFP. Fitri Nora, head of the local 55

November 26, 2018 5:38 PM Bishop in court over claim gay people are more confused than dogs

A bishop has been taken to court in South Africa after he claimed that gay people were lower than animals—and more confused than dogs. Church member Zolani Simayi, who is from east London, said that the bishop used negative terms when speaking about gay people in the service at Seventh Day Adventist Church in KwaMagxaki. “[Maponga] further suggested 61