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Responding to the latest exhibition at the Andy Warhol Museum in New York City, artist Jordan Eagles has used blood donated from 59 members of the LGBTQ+ community to create light illustrations on artwork within the museum galleries. The installation is aimed at drawing attention to the discriminatory blood ban against gay men that continues

A new study aimed at gaining a better understanding of the impact of prejudice and minority stress on the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTQ people has been launched in Sydney’s Western suburbs today in the hope that it will inform the development of advocacy, training and other service-related initiatives. The study, particularly with Aboriginal

The sensational teen drama “Riverdale” is set to receive an award for its depiction of high school LGBTQ relationships. The Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) have announced that cast and creators of “Riverdale” will be honoured with its Gamechanger Award at the 2019 GLSEN Respect Awards on October 25 in Los Angeles. The

Donald Trump speaking at the White House (image via White House/Joyce N. Boghosian) President Trump made some surprising announcements at his Thursday night campaign rally in Ohio, promising to put astronauts on Mars, end the AIDS epidemic and cure childhood cancer “very shortly.” “We will come up with the cures to many, many problems to many, many diseases including cancer, and others, and we’re getting closer all the time,” Trump told rally attendees. “We will eradicate AIDS in America, and we’re...

The two-day event, which took place in collaboration with Pride in Music, saw hitmaker MNEK invite a host of diverse queer artists including Olly Alexander, L Devine, Leo Kalyan, Bryn Christopher and Sakima to collaborate and share experiences. GAY TIMES were invited down to Warner Chappel Studios to get an insight into the camp, as well as conduct a roundtable discussion with four of the talented artists in attendance: MNEK, Rina Sawayama, Ryan Ashley and Caitlyn Scarlett. Together, they discussed whether...

On Tuesday 30 July, parents of LGBTQ youth were encouraged to reflect the bravery of their child and ‘come out’ to their friends, families and wider communities to help make it easier for other parents struggling to accept or understand their LGBTQ children. The day was especially important for those in conservative cultural or religious communities, where the feeling of shame can prevent parents from speaking openly about their LGBTQ children. Parents used the #OutAndProudParentsDay hashtag to share stories and pictures...

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...

Credit: Cindy Barshop Instagram Cindy Barshop, who appeared as a cast member during season four of The Real Housewives of New York City, revealed on Thursday, August 1, that one of her children is transgender.  The Manhattan mom spoke about raising her daughter, Zoe, and transgender son, Jesse in an interview with PEOPLE magazine.  “When a child feels comfortable and open, identity issues are able to be discussed in the family environment,” Barshop, 54, said. “I believe living in creating an...

Television personality Donald Tr*mp has vowed to bring an end to the HIV/AIDS epidemic. During his campaign speech Thursday night in Cincinnati, the President of the United States said at the Bank Arena: “We will achieve new breakthroughs in science and medicine. I see what they are doing. I see it. They show me.” He added: “The things we’re doing in our country today, there’s never been anything like it. We will be ending the AIDS epidemic shortly in America, and...

Julianne Hough with brother Derek Hough (image via Depositphotos) In a new interview for Women’s Health Magazine, DWTS alum/America’s Got Talent judge Julianne Hough shares that she once told her husband, “You know I’m not straight, right?” The revelation came amid a “massive transformation” period for the  31-year-old actress and dancer just four months after marrying hockey player Brooks Laich in July 2017. In working to develop her own dance-based workout called Kinrgy (kin as in family and kinesthetic, plus energy),...

Richard Kruspe and Paul Landers of Rammstein kiss onstage in Moscow (photo: Jens Koch) Two members of the German heavy metal band Rammstein shared an onstage kiss in defiance of Russia’s anti-LGBTQ policies during their concert at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow Tuesday night. While performing their song “Aüslander,” which means “foreigner” in German, guitarists Richard Kruspe and Paul Landers slowly walked towards each other. After briefly catching each other’s eyes, they leaned in for a quick kiss. And the crowd goes...

Note Jonathan Van Ness & Antoni Porowski holding hands on the end (screen capture) We’re not sure if this is true or just the Queer Eye guys pulling another stunt with fans, but… Last night, as the Fab 5 made an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness posed for an Instagram pic with Karamo Brown flipping the bird in the background. Van Ness captioned the post, “These pics are so cute I posted...

After what feels like forever, with Marvel executives constantly promising that an LGBTQ superhero is coming, the major movie studio has revealed who the first one will be – the Thor franchise’s Valkyrie, played by Tessa Thompson. It wasn’t much of a surprise to fans, as Tessa – who identifies as bisexual herself – confirmed back in 2017 that a scene where a woman left Valkyrie’s bedroom, implying that they had been intimate together, had been cut from Thor: Ragnarok. At the...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visits Fountainhead Pub ahead of Vancouver’s Pride celebration (images via Instagram) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made headlines yesterday when he stopped in at the Fountainhead Pub in Vancouver’s West End in advance of the city’s Pride celebration this weekend. Many believe this may have been the first time a sitting Prime Minister dropped by a gay bar. According to Taran Parmar, reporter for City News 1130, Trudeau walked around the pub shaking hands and posing for...

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