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Aquaman has been confirmed to be a member of the LGBTQ community. In the latest episode of fan-favourite animated series Young Justice: Outsiders, Kaldur-ahm – formerly known as Aqualad, who took over the mantle of Aquaman – was confirmed to be in a relationship with an Atlantean man. Wynnde, an Atlantean who works with King Orin, approached Kaldur at the end of Tuesday’s episode, titled Quiet Conversations, and exchanged a kiss whilst holding hands with the iconic DC hero, revealing their...

The headline play of this summer’s Queer Season at Islington’s King’s Head Theatre, Southern Belles brings together two one-act plays by Tennessee Williams, directed by Six co-director Jamie Armitage. Southern Belles revives two seldom-performed plays by Tennessee Williams – Something Unspoken before the interval, followed by And Tell Sad Stories of the Deaths of Queens. While each show may portray a very different same-sex relationship, similar themes such as power and manipulation are explored in both – as such, they...

At this year’s Newport Folk Festival, country legend Dolly invited Brandi – who had curated a set of all-female performers including Linda Perry and Maggie Rogers – on stage to perform a duet of I Will Always Love You. “It was just a little song that I felt from my heart,” Dolly said when introducing the iconic track, joking to her fellow country star, “Im talking my head off, you got anything to say?” to which Brandi replied, “Just that...

WARSAW (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Twitter users have expressed support for gay rights in Poland as part of the #jestemLGBT campaign, aimed at fighting discrimination and homophobia in a country where the ruling party is strongly socially conservative. The #jestemLGBT (I am LGBT) campaign, was launched earlier this week by Twitter users. Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party has made its opposition to LGBT rights a campaign issue ahead of a parliamentary election expected in October,...

Marianne Williamson quickly became the most Googled candidate after last night’s Democratic primary debate after spouting off some woo-woo nonsense along with several stinging spot-on critiques of American politics. As one of the LGBTQ community’s first celebrity allies, it’s worth taking a look at her candidacy. The self-help guru has millions of fans across the country who tacitly endorse her variety of feel-good mumbo jumbo and are willing to overlook her verbal crystal shining in favor of her common sense...

Congratulations, LGBTQ sports fans! All our hard work is finally paying off, thanks to Pride Nights at MLB ballparks, same-sex stadium proposals and arena kiss-cams featuring LGBTQ fans. And it’s going exactly according to plan, just like we decided at the last Gay Agenda Meeting! Our imminent success has been certified by the website described by the Southern Poverty Law Center as “virulently anti-LGBT and anti-choice” — LifesiteNews — which declared on Monday: “The gaying of America’s ‘national pastime’ is nearly...

Over the past few years, we’ve seen an increase in critically-acclaimed queer romance films such as Carol, Moonlight and Call Me By Your Name, but when it comes to the horror genre, LGBTQ people are still underrepresented. Here, we present six incredible horror films with queer people at the helm that will leave you shaking in your motherfucking boots. Also, like all our lists, we’ll be updating this over time, so let us know if there are films that are...

Justin Trudeau popped into a Vancouver gay bar to say hello and grab a beer. The city’s weeklong Pride celebration kicked off yesterday. It’s believed to be the first time a Canadian prime minister has visited a gay bar while in office. Trudeau made a stop at the Fountainhead Pub on Davie Street, shaking hands with patrons, taking selfies, and having a quick beer. And social media blew up as the local news and bar patrons started sharing their excitement. source

“And I’m kind of blown away by it,” he says of the Jonathan O’Boyle-directed production currently playing at the Soho Theatre. “I think it is equal to the New York production or even better.” The LA-born/NYC-based Vernon first put on the show – inspired by the 1973 arson attack on New Orleans gay bar The UpStairs Lounge in which 32 people died – as a 2013 concert. Four years later, it was fully-staged Off-Broadway and has been performed at numerous...

Justin Trudeau has received universal praise for visiting a gay bar in Canada. The country’s prime minister – who has voiced his support for LGBTQ rights numerous times throughout his career – marked the start of Pride week in Canada by stopping by the Fountainhead Pub in Vancouver’s West End earlier this week. Trudeau stopped by for 15 minutes and mingled with all the customers and staff, shaking their hands and taking photographs. It’s believed to be the first time a sitting...

The 26-year-old former Newcastle Jets star, who now plays for National Premiere Leagues club Green Gully SC, became Australia’s first professional male footballer to come out as gay while still playing the game back in May. In an op-ed for Professional Footballers Australia, the athlete explained that it has “taken a long time” to get to a place where he can be open about his sexuality, and that he wanted to come out to feel “comfortable” with himself. “I couldn’t be...

The Emmy-nominated star of Netflix comedy The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt appeared on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen alongside Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox on Sunday night, and things got a little awkward. As Tituss spoke about his new movie Dolemite Is My Name, in which he stars alongside “legend” Eddie Murphy, Andy took the opportunity to quiz him over Eddie’s past homophobic comments – which he has since apologised for. “I was just wondering if you...

Todd Harrity, an openly gay professional squash player, won the gold medal in men’s doubles with his partner Chris Hanson at the Pan-American Games in Lima, Peru. Harrity, 28, posted on Instagram: “Couldn’t be more proud to win a gold medal with @hansonsquash in men’s doubles down here at the Pan American Games.” Harrity and Hanson beat Canadians Shawn Delierre and Nick Sachvie 6-11, 11-5, 11-8 in the final. In the semifinals, the Americans beat Diego Elias and Alonso Escudero, who...

Well, as we all heard, while the LGBTQ community and its supporters were busy planning the Pride Parades in June, on the other side of the spectrum there were people who were organizing Straight Parades. As ironical and dumb as that sounds, yes, people were actually organizing this kind of event. Well, karma has kind of come for them. Namely, at least 3 organizers from the Boston Straight Pride reported that...

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