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WHO urged 'don't forget trans people' on World Mental Health Day – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedA protester wrapped in a trans Pride flag holds a ‘Never Stop Fighting’ placard during the trans rights demonstration. (Vuk Valcic/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty)The World Health Organisation (WHO) has been urged to focus “more on healthcare access” for the trans and LGBT+ communities on World Mental Health Day.In a…

Gay student accused of 'indoctrination' for opening up about painful bullying – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedMackenzie Atwood broke down in tears at the school board meeting. (YouTube)A gay student was left in tears after she was shouted down and accused of “indoctrination” for opening up about her experience of bullying.Mackenzie Atwood, a student at Franklin High School in Massachusetts, candidly discussed her own experiences…

Almost 30 LGBT+ Afghans resettled in the UK following brutal Taliban takeover – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedAfghan Taliban militants and villagers attend a gathering as they celebrate the peace deal and their victory in the Afghan conflict on US in Afghanistan. (NOORULLAH SHIRZADA/AFP via Getty)A group of LGBT+ Afghans have been evacuated from Taliban-controlled Afghanistan and resettled in the UK as part of a government…

The extraordinary story of how poppers became a cornerstone of gay culture – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedPoppers! (PinkNews)For some, they’re part of a good night out. For others, they make sex more sensual, more free.Some people prefer to sniff poppers at home by themselves, where they can reach a high and climax in solitude. They mean different things to different people, but within the queer community,…

Carrie Johnson insists it's entirely possible to be LGBT+ and a Tory – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedCarrie Johnson, wife of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, speaks at the LGBT+ Pride reception at the Conservative Party Conference. (Getty/ Stefan Rousseau-Pool)In a speech at a Conservative Party Conference Pride drinks reception, Carrie Johnson has insisted it is “blatantly untrue” that it is “incompatible” to be queer and a…

BBC defends anti-trans article condemned by thousands as 'fake news' – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedThe BBC headquarters. (Peter Macdiarmid/Getty)The BBC has defended its “rigorous editorial processes” after being heavily criticised for a “transphobic” article that relied on a “deeply flawed” survey conducted by a known anti-trans group.The 26 October BBC News piece was titled “We’re being pressured into sex by some trans women”…

Every film and TV show joining Amazon Prime Video in November 2021 – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedAmazon Prime Video is adding plenty of content throughout November 2021. (YouTube)Amazon has unveiled the films and TV series joining Prime Video UK in November 2021.From classic films to Amazon originals, there’s plenty of content to binge during the winter months.The films and shows will all be available to…

Dolly Parton reveals significance of her pastel 'little tattoos' – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedDolly Parton attends Variety and Women In Film’s 2017 pre-Emmy celebration at Gracias Madre on 15 September 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Getty/Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)Dolly Parton has opened up about the significance behind her “little tattoos”, sharing she has “more than one” piece of pastel body ink.The “Jolene” singer has…

Grace Petrie has a stern, sobering message for transphobic lesbians – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedGrace Petrie. (Wireimage/ Shirlaine Forrest)Iconic lesbian singer-songwriter Grace Petrie has explained how transphobia in Britain will become a “stain” on the country’s history, and will be looked back on with “shame” by history books.As a butch lesbian whose butch identity is a “central idea to her songs and her…