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Laura Pradelska was a victim of transphobic abuse in Zara on Oxford Street earlier this week. The German actress – who’s best known for her role as Quaithe in the second season of Game of Thrones – wrote on Twitter that she was verbally attacked with “vile racial abuse” after she defended a lady from four women who jumped the queue. “So I never rant on social media, but I’ve just witnessed the worst behaviour in Zara on Oxford Street,” she...

The U.S. bank Capital One was recently hacked, exposing personal information from over 100 million credit applications. And the alleged person behind the hack is a 33-year-old trans woman and software engineer named Paige A. Thompson. Thompson was charged in federal court on Monday with a single count of computer fraud and abuse. If convicted, she’ll face up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. According to The New York Post, a ‘firewall misconfiguration’ in Capital One’s cloud computing...

If you’ve ever been on the internet for more than ten seconds, you know it’s a terrible place. But now world champion freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy and surefire National League Rookie of the Year Pete Alonso have taken on the challenge of making it better as spokesmen for the Shred Hate program. Kenworthy is an Olympic silver medalist. Alonso smashed his way to the New York Mets rookie home run record before this season was even three months old. Apparently...

A mother in Minnesota who sued her transgender daughter for emancipating herself and then obtaining gender transition care is bringing her case to the Supreme Court, though her daughter is no longer a party to the case. Anmarie Calgaro, represented by the conservative Thomas More Society, filed a petition on Wednesday alleging that her “parental Due Process Clause rights” were violated by St. Louis County, medical providers and the St. Louis County School District. Her daughter, identified in court documents as...

The video, which was recorded on Saturday 27 July during the Waltham Forest Pride parade in Walthamstow, shows a woman shouting “shame on you” at a Pride-goer wrapped in a rainbow flag. “God created Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve,” she can be heard shouting in the video, as a steward attempted to separate them. “Shame on you, shame on all of you. Shame on you, you despicable people. Shame on you, you shameless people.” Despite the abuse, the victim...

(Reuters) - A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed. In American politics, few procedures are as arduous or as divisive as the Constitution’s carefully balanced law for ousting a chief executive found to be unfit to serve. No president has ever been removed as a direct result of it....

(Reuters) - A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed. In American politics, few procedures are as arduous or as divisive as the Constitution’s carefully balanced law for ousting a chief executive found to be unfit to serve. No president has ever been removed as a direct result of it....

A new report has revealed the levels of physical and sexual violence that soldiers serving in the South Korean military face. South Korea enforces national service, and while homosexuality is legal in the country, it is against the Military Service Act. People convicted of breaching Article 92-6 of the Act, which criminalises “anal intercourse”, face up to two years in prison. And now a new report from Amnesty, titled South Korea: Serving in Silence: LGBTI People in South Korea’s Military, criticised...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned, believing that he has become a distraction to the administration because of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein a decade ago. Trump announced Acosta’s departure to reporters as he left the White House on Friday on a trip to Wisconsin. Acosta joined him on the lawn and Trump praised him for doing a good job as Labor...

A former Virginia youth pastor was sentenced to three years in prison for sexually abusing a teenager from his church. Jordan Baird, who was facing up to 10 years behind bars, was sentenced Monday to three years, plus three years probation after he pleaded guilty to two counts of indecent acts with a child by a custodian. During his sentencing hearing, Baird told the court he took complete responsibility for his actions and apologized to the victim and her family, as...

Andrew Gurza, a disabled queer activist who hosts the sex-focused Disability After Dark podcast and is a 2019 “Pride 50” honoree at our sister site Queerty, has alleged abuse by a caregiver assisting him in his Toronto apartment. Gurza has Cerebral Palsy. It limits the use of his limbs and requires him to use a wheelchair with assistance from a caregiver. As such, he lives in a March of Dimes building which is staffed by individuals who are paid by...
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Lesbian and trans women are commonly murdered in honor killings A lesbian who escaped the ‘gay purge’ in Chechnya has bravely shared her story, even though it could get her killed. The woman – who remains anonymous for her safety – shared the horrors of growing up LGBTI in Chechnya and how she wasn’t even safe from her own family. In early 2017 the world started learning how Chechnya – a region in the north Caucasus of Russia – had started rounding...
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His sister repeatedly outed him, during a time when gay sex was illegal in Trinidad and Tobago and he could've been put in jail for life Andrew Joseph (not his real name), 26, is originally from a small island in the Caribbean known as Trinidad and Tobago. Growing up, he confided in his sister about his sexuality when he was 17 years old. But he never thought she’d use it against him. When Andrew was 20, he developed a crush on a...
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"We're stuck in this mental representation of domestic violence as a female victim and a male perpetrator." New research shows that nearly half of all men in same-sex relationships have experienced some type of abuse at the hands of their partner, HealthDay News reports. The study, published in the July issue of the American Journal of Men’s Health, surveyed 320 men in 160 couples. Results show that 46% reported some type of partner abuse in the last year, including physical or...

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…and it’s a peach. American ‘internet personality’ and ‘social media influencer’ Cameron Dallas has been letting it all hang out for his behind-the-scenes show Chasing...

One man, blessed with quite a curvy bottom, shares his attempt to break the Internet. C/O the guys at C&C, watch as this bearded gent...