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Russian activists saving LGBT folk from Chechnya labelled 'foreign agents' – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedPolice presence at a Pride parade in Saint Petersburg, Russia, in 2017 (AFP/Olga Maltseva/Getty)A prominent Russian LGBT+ group working to evacuate queer people from Chechnya has been added to the Russian Ministry of Justice’s list of “foreign agents”.Formed in 2006, the Russian LGBT Network exposed the horrific Chechen “gay…

Royals can enter same-sex marriage without giving up the throne, Dutch PM says – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedKing Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima, Princess Amalia, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane attend the Kingsday Celebration on 27 April 2019 in Amersfoort, Netherlands. (Patrick van Katwijk/WireImage)Dutch royals can marry someone of the same gender without forfeiting their right to the throne, the prime minister has said.Prime minister Mark Rutte wrote…

There's something important about that bizarre gay Robert Dyas Christmas advert you should know – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedThe Robert Dyas Christmas advert has been baffling audiences for five years (Twitter)It’s that time of year again – the gay Robert Dyas Christmas advert is once again doing the rounds, which means the festive season has officially begun.The advert, which was first released in 2015, shows staff and…

Anti-LGBT MP Jackie Doyle-Price joins Women and Equalities Committee – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedJackie Doyle-Price, Tory MP for Thurrock. (Getty/ Rob Stothard)Tory MP Jackie Doyle-Price, who voted against same-sex marriage and thinks trans rights are “regressive”, has been quietly appointed to parliament’s Women and Equalities Committee.The committee’s role is to hold the Government Equalities Office to account on issues of expenditure, administration…

Right-wing radio host compares 'pariah' anti-vax movement to AIDS crisis – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedDennis Prager claimed it would have been “inconceivable” if the gay men alive during the AIDS crisis were treated like “pariahs” like modern anti-vaxxers. (Twitter/@JasonSCampbell/Newsmax)PragerU founder Dennis Prager went on an unhinged rant comparing the anti-vax movement to the AIDS crisis.Prager, a conservative radio show host and founder of…

Marquiisha Lawrence's killing makes 2021 deadliest year for trans people – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedMarquiisha Lawrence. (Facebook)2021 has officially become the deadliest year on record for anti-trans violence with the death of Marquiisha Lawrence.Lawrence, a 28-year-old Black trans woman known for her “infections smile” and “heart of gold”, was fatally shot in Greenville, South Carolina, on 4 November.She was found dead at her…

DC Comics' all-queer Justice League to return after rapturous fan demand – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedJustice League Queer, DC’s team of all LGBT+ superheroes, will return to save the world from Minister Blizzard in the new holiday anthology titled ‘Tis the Season to be Freezin’. (DC Comics/DC Pride #1)After successfully saving a Pride parade earlier this year, DC’s all-queer Justice League returns to save…

Lorraine Kelly doubles down on trans allyship in wake of Kathleen Stock – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedLorraine Kelly. (Jeff Spicer/Getty Images)Lorraine Kelly has doubled down on her triumphant trans allyship after confronting “gender-critical” professor Kathleen Stock on national TV.Kelly, the queen of daytime television, shared tense words with philosophy professor Stock Monday (8 November), days after she stepped down from the University of Sussex.Stock resigned voluntarily…

Pro-footballer Josh Cavallo holds back tears as he comes out as gay – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedJosh Cavallo is the world’s only currently active out gay male top-tier professional footballer after coming out on social media. (Twitter/@AdelaideUnited) Australian football star Josh Cavallo has proudly come out as gay, saying he “couldn’t be happier” with his decision to reveal his sexuality to the world.The Adelaide United…