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US: Psychoanalysts apologise for past labelling of homosexuality as illness

US: Psychoanalysts apologise for past labelling of homosexuality as illness

(Reuters) – The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) apologised on Friday for previously treating homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for LGBTQ people. It may be the first US medical or mental health organisation to issue such an apology. Although psychiatrists declassified homosexuality as a disorder in 1973, […]

Mexico: With gay couple as stars, telenovela set to make history

Mexico: With gay couple as stars, telenovela set to make history

A Mexican soap opera that debuts on Sunday is set to make television history as the country’s first telenovela to feature a gay couple as the leading characters. “Juntos, El Corazon Nunca se Equivoca” (Together, the Heart is Never Wrong) from Mexican network Televisa centers on two teenagers who move to Mexico City to attend […]

Georgia’s first LGBT+ pride march called off – hundreds injured

Georgia’s first LGBT+ pride march called off – hundreds injured

Organisers of Georgia’s first LGBT+ pride march called off the event at the eleventh hour on Friday, after a wave of political unrest in Tbilisi that left hundreds of people injured. LGBT+ Georgians had been planning to go ahead with a rally in the capital despite threats from extreme right-wing groups and fierce opposition from […]

Seminal Gay Sitcom ‘Old Dogs & New Tricks’ Now on Prime Video

Seminal Gay Sitcom ‘Old Dogs & New Tricks’ Now on Prime Video

Award-winning digital gay sitcom, Old Dogs & New Tricks, has joined the ever-growing library of independent LGBTQ productions on the premiere streaming service, Prime Video. All four seasons are now available to stream and purchase in the US and UK on Prime Video’s TV platform, and at http://www.amazon.com/v/odnttheseries  Leon Acord (who created and wrote the […]

Nine-year-old defies labels – helps teach educators about LGBT+ youth

Nine-year-old defies labels – helps teach educators about LGBT+ youth

(Reuters) – When a third-grade teacher from Texas asked her mostly 8-year-old students what they wanted to be when they grow up, one of them wrote on the white board: “Drag queen”. That response came from Keegan, now 9, a “gender creative” kid, in his mother’s words, illustrating just one of the challenges facing educators […]

US: YouTuber buys town and renames it Gay Hell

US: YouTuber buys town and renames it Gay Hell

YouTube star, Elijah Daniel, has bought the town of Hell and renamed it Gay Hell, only allowing Pride flags to fly, in protest at President Donald Trump’s administration’s refusal to allow US embassies to hoist the flag for LGBT+ Pride month. The California-based comedian and rapper – who goes by the name Lil Phag – […]

Dublin Pride 2019: Today to 30th June – Events & Parade!

Dublin Pride 2019: Today to 30th June – Events & Parade!

Happy Pride! We know you’re all set for this year’s Dublin Pride, and hopefully the weather will settle down for the big day’s Parade, Saturday 29th June! The opening event is at 5pm today at the George, and below is a listing of events for Pride week: Today, Thursday June 20th 5:00pm Dublin LGBTQ Pride […]