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Buckingham Palace site may once have been home to a gay brothel – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedThe Queen looking out of her window at Buckingham Palace. (Getty)Hundreds of years ago, there was likely to have been a gay brothel on the site where Buckingham Palace now stands, historians believe.According to LGBT+ historian Norton Rictor’s 2013 essay The Gay Subculture in Early Eighteenth-Century London, gay cruising spots and…

Italian politician comes out as gay on live TV: 'I did it for myself' – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedVincenzo Spadafora at the 15th Rome Film Festival in 2020. (Andreas Solaro/ AFP/Getty)The prominent Italian politician Vincenzo Spadafora has come out as gay on primetime TV, saying it is his responsibility as a visible public figure.Spadafora, 47, is one of the most influential members of the populist, anti-establishment Movimento…

Thousands sign petition to keep James Corden far, far away from Wicked movie – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedJames Corden in The Prom. (Netflix)Thousands of people have signed a petition demanding that James Corden be kept far, far away from the movie adaptation of Wicked.Universal’s live-action remake of the hit musical will star Cynthia Erivo and Ariana Grande as Elphaba and Glinda, and will be directed by Crazy Rich…

Milo Yiannopoulos' 'pray the gay away' event met with LGBT+ defiance – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedRight-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos attracted heavy protests at Penn State university (Getty/Twitter/@OnwardState)Hundreds of students came out in force to condemn Milo Yiannopoulos at his controversial “Pray the Gay Away” event.The so-called “ex-gay” alt-right troll gave a speech at the Penn State University on Thursday (4 November), in part to promote…

LGBT+ Republicans claim 'the gays love Melania Trump' in cringe-worthy video – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedFormer First Lady Melania Trump in 2020 (Tasos Katopodis/Getty)Log Cabin Republicans are tripping over themselves to honour Melania Trump in a bizarre tribute video that claims the gays all “love” her.The gay Republican group presented the former First Lady with their annual “Spirit of Lincoln” award at Trump’s Mar-A-Lago…

Lorraine Kelly backs trans rights and shuts down Kathleen Stock – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedLorraine Kelly (L) grilled Kathleen Stock. (Screen capture via Lorraine/ITV)In her most critically acclaimed role yet, Lorraine Kelly has absolutely shut down academic Kathleen Stock over their clashing support for trans rights.Kelly, known for her ongoing role as Lorraine Kelly on the British morning talk show Lorraine, starring Lorraine Kelly…

Parents of trans kids on fighting transphobia in Texas – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedParents of LGBT+ kids open up about the impact that anti-trans legislation has had on them and their families. (Provided)Texas lawmakers are mounting relentless legislative attacks on young trans people, but parents and activists aren’t backing down from the fight.Last week, lawmakers heard public testimony about House Bill 25,…