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Credit: Megan Rapinoe Instagram The BBC has received intense backlash after they asked a question within a now-deleted tweet about American soccer star Megan Rapinoe that people deemed as homophobic. The question centered around an article about Megan, 34, titled “Why is America’s newest hero so polarising?” It was issued by the @BBCWorld Twitter account who also asked, “Megan Rapinoe: Can a pink-haired lesbian be an American hero?” above the link. This did not sit well with social media users who clapped...

Ellie-Mae Mulholland — an 18-year-old lesbian from the Walsall Garth area of Hull, England — was reportedly beaten “black and blue” by two so-called friends because she asked for one to pay back 10 pounds ($12.47) that she loaned them. According to Hull Live, Mulholland was attacked on the street on July 8 before 4.30 p.m.. According to her 22-year-old sister, Stevie-Leigh Ansell, “My younger sister was out and about on her way home from one of her friend’s house....

Joe King (images via Instagram/JoeKingMrLUK) Joe King, a former Mr. Leather Europe, is on a mission to help a young 22-year-old lesbian woman from Uganda who has suffered severe homophobia and poverty. According to King, Shadia has lived “a very brutal and difficult life in Africa because of her sexuality.” Rejected by her family for being lesbian, she traveled to Kenya with her two-year-old son. But life was no better there as she fell victim to rape and was forced to live...

Joe King (images via Instagram/JoeKingMrLUK) Joe King, a former Mr. Leather Europe, is on a mission to help a young 22-year-old lesbian woman from Uganda who has suffered severe homophobia and poverty. According to King, Shadia has lived “a very brutal and difficult life in Africa because of her sexuality.” Rejected by her family for being lesbian, she traveled to Kenya with her two-year-old son. But life was no better there as she fell victim to rape and was forced to live...

Among the 24 international teams currently competing in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup (WWC) soccer tournament, at least 30 players are lesbian and bi women — the highest number of out players ever to participate in the international sporting event. During the last WWC, the number of out participants was 18. While you can read the full list at the LGBTQ athletics site Outsports, the Netherlands and U.S. have the most out players with 5 out lesbian and bi...

On June 10, Pride Night, the series will show Signature Move, a Chicago-centered comedy from co-writer and star Fawzia Mirza, a queer, Muslim, Pakistani-Canadian-American actor, writer and producer.Signature Move tells the story of Zaynib (Mirza), a thirty-something American-Pakistani lawyer who lives with and cares for her recently widowed, TV-obsessed mother (legendary Indian actress Shabana Azmi). Alma (Sari Sanchez) is a free-spirited Mexican-American bookshop owner. After meeting in a bar, the two quickly fall into bed with each other and embark on a...
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A third of LGBTQ people say they’ve experienced suicidal thoughts over their body image. The worrying statistics come as part of a new survey commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation and conducted by YouGov, which examines the way people think and feel about their bodies. Among adults who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or other, 53% said they felt anxious and 56% said they felt depressed because of their body image, compared to one third (33%) of the adults who identify...
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Two days after a California school board approved new curriculum that includes LGBT history, parents of more than 700 students kept their children home in protest. The Rocklin School District Board OK’d the curriculum May 1 by a vote of 3-2, requiring students in kindergarten through fifth grades to learn about the contributions of key LGBT figures in history and social studies curriculum, according to the Sacramento Bee. Rocklin is about one-hour northeast of Sacramento. A group of parents known as...
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Ex-WWE superstar is proud of his lesbian mom Former WWE superstar Dave Bautista has no tolerance for anti-LGBTI bigots. Now an actor who appeared in the Guardians of the Galaxy films, Bautista recently tweeted: ‘Proud son of a lesbian and anyone who has issue with that can suck my balls.’ The tweet from Galaxy’s Drax the Destroyer was in response to a fan who thanked the 38 year old for being a defender of LGBTI equality. ‘Obviously no thanks necessary but I appreciate...
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Mariam Al-Sohel argued the anal worm makes gay men attracted to other men An academic in Kuwait has claimed she has a ‘cure’ for homosexuality saying gay men have an ‘anal worm’ that ‘feeds on semen’. Mariam Al-Sohel claimed on Scope TV that she believes there are four genders – male, female, feminine gay men and butch lesbians – and she explained how she has found a cure for being gay based on Islamic prophecy. She said: “I discovered therapeutic suppositories that...
gay president

This is up from 43% in 2006 A majority of all American voters said they’re ‘enthusiastic’ or ‘comfortable’ with a gay or lesbian president. According to a new poll by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, voters’ attitudes have shifted dramatically toward LGBTI politicians in the last decade. They conducted their most recent poll this past February. Among all voters, a majority (68%) expressed being ‘comfortable/enthusiastic’ with a gay or lesbian president. This is up over 20 points, from the last NBC/WSJ...
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11-year-old Ella Briggs is the first out “Kid Governor” of Connecticut and she ran on a pro-LGBTQ platform in the election for fifth graders. The award-winning statewide initiative teaches the children civics and the winner is “sworn in” at the Old State House in the capital. Now Briggs has her eyes set on higher office. She says she will be the country’s “first lesbian president.” “I will begin important conversations with students and adults all over this great state. We will...
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A video from a waitress who was called a “fag” by a customer has gone viral. Michele Crider works at the Dash-In restaurant in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In a Facebook video, she said that she was working the lunch shift this past Tuesday when two men came into the restaurant. They weren’t friendly and ate quickly, but she didn’t think much of it. She left them the check, and when she went to pick it up she found a message written on...
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Vida and Verna were each other's first female crush which lasted 15 years until they were reunited Verna and Vida Base were destined to fall in love. They would just have to wait 15 years for it to happen. Their love story goes back 17 years when they first met at a prestigious all-girls schools in Cebu, Philippines. Vida, a model and beauty pageant star and Verna, a financial connoisseur first caught each other’s eyes in 2002. Vida, 27, the self-confessed nerd had...

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