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Actor Kal Penn on 'tricky' reason he didn't consider coming out as gay until now – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedActor Kal Penn visits SiriusXM Studios in September 2019 in New York City. (Roy Rochlin/Getty)Actor Kal Penn has opened up about his decision to come out as gay and explained why he hasn’t talked about his sexuality until now.Penn, 44, who’s starred in Harold & Kumar, House, and How I Met…

The vicious circle of being young, LGBT+ and homeless: 'You're constantly in survival mode' – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedChloe experienced homelessness as a teenager. (PinkNews)Aged 17, Chloë Florence was in denial about the fact that she was homeless.Thankfully now settled in long-term housing, Chloë’s story reflects the ways in which young LGBT+ people experiencing homelessness face double discrimination – but also how there are services out there, such…

HIV activists slam Tory government's 'silence' after Rishi Sunak's budget – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedChancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak holds the Budget box outside 11 Downing Street in central London. (Wiktor Szymanowicz/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)The “clock is ticking” for the Tory government after Rishi Sunak failed to deliver on an increase to crucial HIV funding.Sunak, the chancellor of the exchequer and…

13 queer celebrity Halloween costumes, from Janelle Monáe to Elliot Page – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedMany LGBT+ celebs including Janelle Monáe, Mj Rodriguez and Tommy Dorfman showed off their amazing Halloween costumes on social media. (Instagram/@janellemonae/@mjrodriguez7/@tommy.dorfman)After lockdowns and social restrictions stifled last year’s spooky season, LGBT+ celebs and allies were out in force to celebrate Halloween.Several famous queer celebs took to social media to…

DC Comics introduces first trans Amazon in new Wonder Woman series – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedBia, the first trans Amazon, has been introduced in the new Wonder Woman series Nubia and the Amazons. (Twitter/@Steph_I_Will/DC Comics)DC Comics has become a little bit queerer as Themyscira, the island home of Wonder Woman, officially welcomed its first known trans Amazon.The creators of DC’s new series Nubia and…

Russia's unofficial Drag Race rip-off has a glaringly obvious problem – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedActivists say Russian drag competition ‘Royal Cobras’ removed all mentions of the LGBT+ community from its programme. (YouTube/НАСТЯ ИВЛЕЕВА)An unofficial adaption of RuPaul’s Drag Race has launched in Russia, but it’s removed everything queer from the show.Royal Cobras is hosted by Russian TV presenter and social media star Nastya…