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Record number of trans people killed in 2021, tragic figures confirm – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedA member of the trans community holds candles during the vigil of the Transgender day of Remembrance. (SUMY SADRUNI/AFP via Getty Images)2021 is set to be the deadliest year for fatal violence against trans people since global record-keeping began, tragic figures show.Between 1 October 2020 and 30 September 2021,…

Anti-trans BBC staff have the ear of senior management, LGBT staff say – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedThe BBC’s logo. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty)The BBC’s decision to exit Stonewall’s workplace diversity scheme was “inevitable” because anti-trans staff members have the ear of senior management, according to a BBC employee.There was outcry on Wednesday (10 November) when the BBC announced that it was quitting Stonewall’s Diversity Champions programme, a…

Anti-trans activists plan pathetic 'TERFmas' campaign for the holidays – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedGraham Linehan. (YouTube/ GBNews)British anti-trans activists are planning a “TERFmas” campaign this holiday season, including “gender critical coming out day” and a “12 days of peaking” advent calendar.“Gender critical coming out day” was announced on the blog of disgraced TV writer Graham Linehan, who was permanently banned from Twitter…

Woman stalked librarians as she thought they were having a lesbian affair – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedA stalker has been banned from Beaconsfield Library after targeting two women who worked there (Google Maps)A pensioner has been found guilty of stalking and harassing two straight librarians whom she believed were having a lesbian affair.Louisa Carlton, 66, was given a restraining order and a 10-year ban from…

Tory MP Miriam Cates launches sinister and misleading attack on LGBT+ charities – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedMiriam Cates speaking in the House of Commons (YouTube/Miriam Cates MP)Tory MP Miriam Cates has accused LGBT+ charities Stonewall and Mermaids of teaching children “dangerous and contested extreme ideologies” in schools.The Conservative MP for Penistone and Stocksbridge spoke in the House of Commons on Tuesday (9 November) to address…

It's a Sin cast to reunite for special Bake Off episode and fans can't deal – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights Reserved(From L-R) Olly Alexander, Matt Lucas, Lydia West, Prue Leith, Nathanial Curtis, Noel Fielding, Shaun Dooley and Paul Hollywood. (Channel 4)The It’s a Sin cast will reunite for a Great British Bake Off Christmas special this December.Cast members Olly Alexander, Lydia West, Nathaniel Curtis and Shaun Dooley will throw on their…

Gay man turned away from restaurant because his trousers were 'too much' – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedBrandon Rogers, an LGBT+ 21-year-old who was turned away from 20 Stories Manchester over his leopard print trousers. (Twitter/ parisosbornee)A gay man was turned away from a Manchester restaurant because he was wearing leopard print trousers, which the door staff deemed “too much”.Brandon Rogers, 21, from Cheadle Hulme, visited…

Ireland stops asking pupils to debate whether 'all gays molest children' – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedStudents were invited to debate homophobic statements as part of the RSE curriculum (Envato)Ireland’s Department of Education has scrapped homophobic teaching materials which invited students to discuss whether “all gays molest children”.The shocking statement was found in a teaching booklet intended for use in relationships and sexual education (RSE)…