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Peppermint and Bob the Drag Queen on why Dave Chappelle's special is so dangerous – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights Reserved(Source: YouTube)Drag Race legends Bob the Drag Queen and Peppermint gave a breakdown of why Dave Chappelle’s anti-trans “comedy” is so troubling.In a live broadcast on YouTube entitled “Are Dave Chappelle’s Jokes Problematic?”, the popular queens broke down for viewers precisely why Chappelle’s transphobic and homophobic jokes are so dangerous…

Lady Gaga: Poker Face is an ode to bisexuality – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedGetty ImagesOne of Lady Gaga’s biggest hits is actually an ode to bisexuality.At a recent performance of her Las Vegas residency, Jazz & Piano, Gaga revisited one of her favourite stories from her early career.“Poker Face”, the star has confirmed on multiple occasions, is about “poker facing with your sexuality”.Specifically,…

Drag Race UK fan fave Choriza May addresses shock exit – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedChoriza May’s Snatch Game. (BBC)This week’s episode of Drag Race UK was the most dramatic and controversial of the series so far.After last week, when RuPaul declared there would be no winners because the challenge performances weren’t up to scratch, expectations were high for Snatch Game.Girls Aloud singer Nadine…

Carpark allocates special 'diversity spaces' for LGBT+ and migrant drivers – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedThe LGBT+ ‘diversity spaces’ were unveiled at Hanauer Parkhaus in Germany (Stock image: Envato)A carpark in Germany has unveiled special “diversity spaces” which appeared to be reserved for LGBT+ and migrant drivers.Hanauer Parkhaus GmbH (HPG) created three dedicated spots at its underground car park in Hanau city centre. The…

Attractive straight men Josh O'Connor and Paul Mescal to play lovers in new film – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedPaul Mescal in Normal People and Josh O’Connor on the red carpet. (Hulu/Getty)The Crown‘s Josh O’Connor and Normal People star Paul Mescal are set to play gay lovers in an upcoming romantic drama called The History of Sound.The film, directed by Oliver Hermanus, will follow Lionel (Mescal) and David (O’Connor) as they embark…

Netflix refuses to fire vice president over 'aggressive' anti-LGBT+ remarks – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedNetflix. (Getty)Newly leaked documents show that Netflix investigated one of its top executives for “aggressive and intimidating” behaviour that was not inclusive of the LGBT+ community.The internal investigation was triggered by claims made against vice president for original content in Spain and Portugal, Diego Avalos, via an anonymous tip-line.The…

Britney Spears warns 'Lord have mercy' on 'family's souls' as she prepares for freedom – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedBritney Spears posing for pictures posted to her Instagram account. (Britney Spears/Instagram)Britney Spears has admitted she’s afraid of what comes next as she stands on the brink of freedom – but he family had better watch out.Britney is on the brink of regaining control over her personal and financial…

Mr Gay World updates rules to loudly and proudly welcome trans men to compete – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedChiyo Gomes was Mr Gay England’s first trans finalist. (Instagram)Mr Gay World has updated its rules to make it clear that trans men are welcome to compete.The LGBT+ beauty pageant, which is an annual, international competition for gay men, says the competition is now “open to anyone who identifies…

Ghana president calls for 'tolerance' as anti-LGBT+ bill gains steam – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedGhana pesident Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images)The president of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, has urged for “tolerance” as parliament considers a backbitingly anti-LGBT+ law.The “Promotion of Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghanaian Family Values Bill 2021” has fuelled fear among queer Ghanaians, wary of how a…

Eternals director Chloé Zhao 'had discussions' with Marvel on anti-gay censorship – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedEternals’ director Chloé Zhao spoke to Marvel bosses about not censoring scenes involving the franchise’s first openly gay hero Phastos and his husband. (YouTube/Marvel Entertainment)Eternals’ director Chloé Zhao has confirmed she has d to Marvel about not censoring LGBT+ content in the upcoming film for internal audiences.Zhao told IndieWire…