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Notorious LGBT+ club Heaven accused of 'invalidating' non-binary clubber – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedClub-goers queue to get in to Heaven nightclub. (Getty/ Rob Pinney)Heaven nightclub in London has been criticised after a non-binary clubber accused staff of “invalidating” their identity.Jordan Bennett tweeted that on Saturday (9 October), they arrived at Heaven, “a place where I am meant to feel free and accepted”, to find that…

Two boys arrested over homophobic slurs at Man City match – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedSupporters of Manchester City cheer as Bernardo Silva of Manchester City celebrates scoring the opening goal. (Alex Livesey/Getty)Two boys were arrested on suspicion of making homophobic comments during the Manchester City v Burnley football game on Saturday (16 October).As well as the two teenagers, a third man in his…

Drag show forced to halt by 'transphobic heckling pig' in front row – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedDrag Race stars Willam and Ra’Jah O’Hara star in murder-mystery Death Drop.The drag musical murder mystery Death Drop was forced to halt during a performance in Manchester this month after a “transphobic incident” took place in the front row.Last Saturday (October 16) marked the last night of the show’s four-day…

Coming out in India: Queer and trans folk share joy and heartbreak – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedAnjali Siroya (L) and Ria Sharma. (Aditya Tiwari)Aditya Tiwari, a writer and gay rights activist from India, explores the changing landscape of family and LGBT+ acceptance in the country.Anjali Siroya, 23, is a trans woman living in the suburbs of Mumbai who has been transitioning under very difficult circumstances. Having…

Billy Porter 'auditions for Wicked' in eerily accurate parody – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedCalvin Seabrook imagines Billy Porter as Madame Morrible in Wicked (Twitter/@larrygayvid)With Ariana Grande leading the movie adaptation of Wicked, fans are eager to see more familiar faces in the cast – starting with Billy Porter.The 7 Rings singer has been announced as Elphaba in Universal’s adaptation of the hit…

Russell T Davies takes down LGB Alliance in incendiary speech – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedRussell T Davies speaking at the 2021 Attitude Awards (@AttitudeMag)Russell T Davies ridiculed the LGB Alliance in a powerful speech that highlighted just how sinister its anti-trans rhetoric is.The BAFTA-winning TV writer spoke passionately of the need for trans allyship as he collected the Inspiration Award for his seminal drama,…