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Teaching about trans people is a 'crime', says war criminal Vladimir Putin – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedVladimir Putin attacked LGBT+ people as well as Western liberalism in a recent speech. (Getty)Russian president Vladimir Putin has attacked gay and trans rights in a fiery speech advocating for “traditional family values”.Speaking at the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Putin said – apparently unironically – that teaching students…

Drag artist faces thunderous backlash over 'disgusting' Britney Spears costume – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedBritney Spears and drag artist Joshua Vogelsong, aka Donna Slash. ((Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic and Facebook/ Joshua Vogelsong)US drag musician Donna Slash has prompted blistering backlash after dressing up as Britney Spears during a mental health crisis for Halloween.Joshua Vogelsong, whose drag persona is Donna Slash, posted photos of the Halloween costume…

Hackers demand $1million ransom after data breach on LGBT dating site – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedIsraeli LGBT+ dating site Atraf has been hit by hackers (Envato Elements)Private user information from an Israeli LGBT+ dating site has been leaked online by hackers, who are threatening to release more data unless they receive a $1 million ransom.Geo-located dating service Atraf was among dozens of sites hit…

GLAAD hits back at Netflix in Dave Chappelle row – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedAmerican comic Dave Chappelle pictured in 2019 (Alex Edelman/AFP/Getty)Netflix is still defending its decision to continue streaming Dave Chappelle’s latest special despite many deriding it as transphobic – and LGBT+ group GLAAD is the latest to hit back.The streaming giant is now claiming that video content has no real-world…

BBC doubles down on support for anti-trans article in limp response to complaints – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedThe BBC headquarters. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty)BBC has doubled down on defending an anti-trans article, sending an infuriating response to those who complained.Last week, the BBC published a shocking article titled: “We’re being pressured into sex by some trans women.“The article used a survey of just 80 people, conducted by the…

Boots launches Black Friday sale early with discounts on beauty, skincare and more – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedThe Boots Black Friday sale features beauty, fragrance and skincare products. (Boots.com)Boots has launched its Black Friday sale early, with deals on beauty, skincare and fragrances.Customers don’t have to wait until 26 November to get deals at Boots this Black Friday, as they’ve kicked off their discounts already.There’s up…

US issues first passport with X gender marker in historic leap for equality – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedDana Zzyym has been fighting for an X gender passport since 2015. (Twitter)The United States has issued the country’s first-ever passport with an X gender marker, allowing non-binary Americans to “live with greater dignity and respect”.On Wednesday, the US State Department announced that the first passport with an X…

Lil Nas X wins Halloween after serving not one, but two iconic looks – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedLil Nas X dressed up as Lord Voldemort from the Harry Potter films and Seth Powers from Ned’s Declassified School Survival Guide for Halloween. (Twitter/@lilnasx/Getty/Paras Griffin)Lil Nas X reigns supreme as the master of all that is Halloween with probably the most memorable costumes of the year.The Grammy-winning artist…