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Queer people of colour suffer racism in LGBT+ spaces, study finds – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights Reserved(Getty/Hollie Adams)A groundbreaking new study has found that queer people of colour (POC) in the UK feel unwelcome in LGBT+ spaces, with many experiencing discrimination, harassment, and abuse. The report was conducted by UK Black Pride, which runs Europe’s largest Pride event for queer people of African, Asian, Caribbean, Latin American and…

Imagine Dragons announce UK show on Mercury World Tour: tickets, dates and presale info – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedImagine Dragons are bringing their Mercury World Tour to the UK in 2022.(Photo by Scott Legato/Getty Images)Imagine Dragons have announced a headline UK show on their Mercury World Tour.The group will perform a one-off date at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes in summer 2022.Fans can get their hands on…

Pupils protest police response after bathroom 'attack' on trans teen – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedPupils at Berlin High School staged a walkout in solidarity with their transgender classmate (TikTok: ShaddiaGarza25)A group of students passionately protested after a transgender classmate reported an alleged assault – only for the police to claim no assault took place.Students gathered outside of Berlin High School in Berlin, Wisconsin…

Trans Joy: 3 transgender people share moments of gender euphoria – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedJeffrey Marsh, Asifa Lahore and Chiyo Gomes share moments of Trans Joy. (PinkNews/Jeffrey Marsh/Asifa Lahore/Getty)For Transgender Awareness Week, it’s important that we focus not only on the challenges that trans and non-binary communities face, but also on the joys of transness.Many things about being trans spark joy, but these…

Kristen Stewart 'developing gay ghost hunting show' – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights Reserved Kristen Stewart is developing a “gay ghost-hunting reality show” and frankly, it’s all our dreams come true.Fresh off the success of Spencer, Stewart is working on a “a paranormal romp in a queer space” featuring “elevated aesthetics” because “gay people love pretty things”,  she told The New Yorker.“So we are aiming…

'Trans lives are precious' billboards light up Texas in powerful show of solidarity – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedOne of three new billboards in Austin, Texas. (Folx Health)Large billboards reading “Trans lives are precious” and “Protect trans youth” are decorating Austin, Texas, to celebrate Transgender Awareness Week.One of the billboards is displayed on the back of a truck parked on a Pride rainbow crossing in downtown Austin,…

Olympics committee finally changes policy on trans athletes – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedLaurel Hubbard as she failed to lift 125kg in the women’s weightlifting final at the Tokyo Olympics on 2 August, 2021. (Screenshot/Eurosports)The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced it will drop its trans athlete policy.Instead, from March 2022, individual sports will set their own rules around trans inclusion.The change…

Will Young handcuffs himself to puppy farm in powerful protest against animal testing – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedWill Young handcuffed himself to the gates of a puppy farm. (Camp Beagle)Singer Will Young handcuffed himself to the gates of a Cambridgeshire puppy breeding centre as part of a months-long protest by campaigners.He was photographed by the Twitter account Camp Beagle, which represents the protesters who have been…

Franklin Graham announces UK tour after 'promising not to discriminate' – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedFranklin Graham speaking on FOX in February 2021 (YouTube/ FOX Carolina News)Anti-LGBT+ preacher Franklin Graham will tour Britain after reportedly promising not to discriminate.The son of late preacher Billy Graham is notorious for his anti-LGBT+ views. He sees marriage equality as a sin and has previously blamed gay people for…

Lil Nas X 'feels bad for DaBaby' after homophobia row: 'I hope he grows from it' – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedLil Nas X visits the SiriusXM Studios on 14 September 2021 in New York City. (Cindy Ord/Getty for SiriusXM)Lil Nas X hopes DaBaby can learn from the backlash that followed his homophobic, anti-HIV comments.The breakout music icon gave a wide-ranging interview to GQ after he was named one of the magazine’s…