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SNL roasts Ted Cruz with help from Big Bird, Britney and Marjorie Taylor Greene – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedSNL spoofed Republicans Ted Cruz and Majorie Taylor Greene. (NBC)Saturday Night Live (SNL) roasted Republicans Ted Cruz and Marjorie Taylor Greene with some help from Big Bird and Britney Spears.Actor Cecily Strong joined the late-night sketch show to spoof the Georgia representative for her support of the big-tent conspiracy…

JoJo Siwa leaves Dancing with the Stars judges in tears with dance tribute to late relative – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedJoJo Siwa and Jenna Johnson. (YouTube/Dancing with the Stars)JoJo Siwa has made it to the finals of Dancing with the Stars after a pair of perfect scores.The Dance Moms alum and her dance partner, Jenna Johnson, clinched their spot in the finals with a mesmerising contemporary dance to Lewis Capaldi’s “Before…

Tory peer tries to force trans inmates to be held in wrong prisons – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights Reserved(Stock photograph via Envato Elements)This week, the House of Lords will debate an amendment which would force trans people into the wrong prisons.The proposed amendment to the Gender Recognition Act 2004 would create a clause titled “sex-specific incarceration for violent and sexual offenders”.The change would mean that any trans person…

SNP: Joanna Cherry suggests trans conversion therapy should be legal – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedScottish National Party MP Joanna Cherry. (Getty/Andy Buchanan / AFP)The Scottish National Party (SNP) is yet again facing pressure to take action against MP Joanna Cherry, who has appeared to suggest that conversion therapy for trans people should remain legal.Cherry, a “gender critical” MP who has consistently and vehemently…

Oprah not knowing any of the words to Adele song is the most we've ever related – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedOprah trying to sing along to Adele’s “Hello”. (Twitter)Twitter has gone into full-blown meltdown after Oprah shared a highly relatable video of herself trying and failing to sing along to Adele’s “Hello”.The talkshow legend shared the clip on Twitter shortly after her special One Night Only conversation with Adele aired on CBS….

Nicola Adams wants Strictly Come Dancing return: 'We've got unfinished business' – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedNicola Adams and Katya Jones on Strictly Come Dancing in 2020 (YouTube/BBC Strictly Come Dancing)Nicola Adams is ready to return to Strictly Come Dancing, saying she has “unfinished business” with the show.The former Olympic boxer, 39, made history last year as part of the first competitive same-sex couple to…

Archbishop of Canterbury apologises to Ghana for slamming anti-LGBT bill – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedAnglican archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury. (Paul Haring/Vatican Pool – Corbis/Getty Images)The archbishop of Canterbury has backtracked after criticising the Anglican Church of Ghana over its support for an anti-LGBT+ bill.Justin Welby, the symbolic head of Anglicans worldwide, raised his “grave concerns” after the Anglican Church of Ghana threw its…

Disney adds voices to TikTok – but they won't say gay or lesbian – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedThe Disney character voices won’t say “queer”, “gay” or “lesbian” on TikTok. (TikTok)Disney fans were delighted when text-to-speech character voices were introduced to TikTok, until they noticed some strange restrictions on LGBT+ terms.The text-to-speech voices, including characters Rocket Racoon (Guardians of the Galaxy), C-3PO (Star Wars) and Stitch (friend of…