Tag Archive | LGBT

Twitch adds ‘Transgender’ tag

Twitch adds ‘Transgender’ tag

The world’s largest game streaming service, Twitch, said on Wednesday that players will be able to add a transgender label to their videos – a move the company said would aid inclusion among its 30 million daily gamers. Twitch, which lets users broadcast themselves playing video games, introduced ‘transgender’, ‘bisexual’, ‘Black’, and ‘disabled’ among more than […]

Help to improve Winter Pride

Help to improve Winter Pride

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US: Prides ban LGBT+ police in uniform

US: Prides ban LGBT+ police in uniform

Pride organisers in several US and Canadian cities will ban LGBT+ police officers from wearing their uniforms during events this Summer, as anger about police brutality against minorities simmers a year after the murder of George Floyd. Marching in uniformed groups waving rainbow flags, LGBT+ policemen and women have been a familiar sight at Pride […]

Russia: Prosecutor seeks to ban Dolce & Gabbana same-sex kiss ads

Russia: Prosecutor seeks to ban Dolce & Gabbana same-sex kiss ads

(Reuters) – A Russian prosecutor has called for Dolce & Gabbana Instagram advertisements, showing same-sex couples kissing, to be banned in the country, following a lawmaker’s complaint about them, the prosecutor’s office said on Monday. Mikhail Romanov, a member of the ruling United Russia party, who sits in the Duma, or lower house of parliament, […]

Ghana: Police arrest 21 LGBT+ activists

Ghana: Police arrest 21 LGBT+ activists

(Reuters) – Ghanaian police on Friday said they had detained 21 people they suspected of promoting an LGBT+ agenda, at an unlawful assembly in the southeastern city of Ho. LGBT+ people face widespread persecution in the West African nation, where [homosexuality] is punishable with up to three years imprisonment.

Cork Gay Project: Meet-up in the Park

Cork Gay Project: Meet-up in the Park

Meetup in the Park Join the Gay Project for this ‘meetup in the park’, as we all begin to emerge from lockdown. For more details, click the link below.  Attend

First bisexual ‘Bachelorette’ proud to break LGBT+ TV barriers

First bisexual ‘Bachelorette’ proud to break LGBT+ TV barriers

As the first bisexual star of hit global dating show,The Bachelor, Brooke Blurton said she is proud to boost LGBT+ representation on mainstream television, with her lead role in Australia’s new edition of the series. Chosen as The Bachelorette, a spin-off from the long-running US reality TV show, The Bachelor, in which the star chooses […]

Indonesia: Old LGBT+ magazines digitised

Indonesia: Old LGBT+ magazines digitised

(Reuters) – Two men embracing on a magazine cover was more than risqué for Indonesia, thought LGBT+ researcher, Ais, when he first discovered a trove of retro LGBT+ zines in Bali last year. “Suddenly it felt like I was a part of something bigger than myself,” said Ais, 29, who does not want to reveal […]

Non-binary Demi Lovato blames drug overdose on ‘ignoring my truth’

Non-binary Demi Lovato blames drug overdose on ‘ignoring my truth’

(Reuters) – Demi Lovato now identifies as non-binary, and attributed their 2018 drugs overdose to years of suppressing their real self, in order to please the entertainment industry, the American pop singer said on Wednesday. Lovato, 28, said on Twitter that the decision to use the pronouns they/them had come after “a lot of healing […]

Rufus Wainwright urges Americans to fight global LGBT+ threats

Rufus Wainwright urges Americans to fight global LGBT+ threats

As conservative states seek to limit transgender rights in the United States, double Grammy Award-nominated singer, Rufus Wainwright, said Americans should not forget the hardships faced by LGBT+ people in other parts of the world. “It’s really important that gay people in North America should fight for what we need here, but always keep an […]