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Lesbian couple sue NHS over IVF discrimination in landmark case – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedMegan Bacon-Evans (L) and Whitney are to take the National Health Service (NHS) to court over fertility access. (Instagram/whatwegandidnext)A married lesbian couple has launched a landmark legal test case against Britain’s NHS to ensure that all queer people can start a family.Social media influencers Megan Bacon-Evans, 34, and her…

Spanish footballer comes out as bisexual in wake of Josh Cavallo – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights Reserved(Photo by Christian Ohde/McPhoto/ullstein bild via Getty Images)An anonymous footballer has written about his bisexuality in the wake of Australian pro player Josh Cavallo proudly coming out as gay.Cavallo, 21, was praised for his courage and bravery after sharing his truth last month, becoming the only current openly gay male…

Eternals star slams anti-LGBT+ governments as 'a disgrace to humanity and God' – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedHaaz Sleiman attends the Los Angeles premiere of Marvel Studios’ “Eternals” on 18 October 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)Eternals star Haaz Sleiman has slammed “ignorant and pathetic” countries that banned the Marvel film over its LGBT+ content.The movie was pulled from cinemas across conservative Gulf nations because it…

A shameful history of Tory dither and delay on banning conversion therapy – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedBoris Johnson inherited Theresa May’s promise to ban conversion therapy. (Getty/PinkNews)In July 2018, the Conservative government promised the UK’s LGBT+ community that they would ban the traumatising, dehumanising practice known as conversion therapy.That month, Theresa May’s government released its LGBT Action Plan – a comprehensive document that laid out…

Gay footballer Josh Cavallo too 'scared' to play World Cup in homophobic Qatar – 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) Josh Cavallo has admitted he is terrified of Qatar’s homophobic laws as it prepares to host the World Cup.The Adelaide United left-back, 21, became world’s only out gay active…

US Navy launches ship named after LGBT+ rights pioneer Harvey Milk – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedUSNS Harvey Milk launches after a ceremonial address in San Diego, California on 6 November, 2021.(AFP via Getty/ ARIANA DREHSLER)US Navy has officially christened and launched the USNS Harvey Milk, a ship named in honour of the trailblazing US politician and LGBT+ rights pioneer.Milk became the first openly gay man…

Major LGBT+ advocacy group shut down in China amid fears of terrifying crackdown – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedA gay student poses with a rainbow flag in Beijing. (Greg Baker/Getty)A major LGBT+ advocacy group in China that was fighting legal battles for the queer community has mysteriously been shut down amid fears of a government crackdown.Although LGBT Rights Advocacy China was one of many LGBT+ groups in…

Hamilton accused of firing non-binary actor over dressing room request – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedHamilton the Musical follows the story of the Founding Fathers. (Joan Marcus)A Black trans actor who starred in Broadway performances of hit show Hamilton has accused producers of not renewing their contract after they requested a gender-neutral dressing room.Hamilton strongly denies the allegation, which has been made by non-binary performer…