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Gamers across the world are going wild for the new Spider-Man game, which was released on Playstation 4 last week—but LGBT+ fans are especially happy, as the game includes rainbow flags. Spidey fans have been tweeting their surprise and joy at seeing the city full of rainbow flags in the new game. Writer Saladin Ahmed, said: “Thinking about all the 12-year-old kids who will be playing this game and seeing this in towns where it’s not safe to put that flag...
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In a historic ruling by the European Court of Justice, all EU member states must recognise the residency rights of married same-sex couples – even if the country has not yet legalised equal marriage. The ruling is in response to a case in which Romanian authorities were accused of discrimination against Adrian Coman, who wanted to live in his home country with his American husband Claibourn Robert Hamilton. The couple had been living together for four years in the US, before...
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Romanian-born Adrian Coman and his American boyfriend, Clai Hamilton, married in Belgium in 2010 after dating for 8 years. Living in New York City in 2012, Coman requested residency permits for Mr. Hamilton to live and work in Romania. But the request was denied on the basis that the country doesn't recognize same-sex marriage. The couple took their case to the Romanian courts in 2016 which referred the gentlemen to the European Court of Justice to inquire whether EU law applied...
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Lots of couples flocked to have their relationships registered in just the first few days Same-sex couples can now register their relationship in Fukuoka, one of Japan’s biggest cities. Fukuoka Mayor Soichiro Takashima made the announcement about the good news in February. But now everything is up and running for the partnership oath system which allows same-sex couple to register their relationship at the municipal government. Couples could start registering their relationship from 1 April with many flocking to sign up in the...
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But do you want to get married? You might think that young gay men are all about the single life and dating apps. But it turns out that polyamory and open relationships are not the dream, it’s monogamy. Researchers have found surprising new relationship trends among gay men aged 18 to 39. Lanz Lowen and Blake Spears, a non-monogamous couple for 36 years, looked into the experience of other same-sex couples. The pair says: ‘There wasn’t any roadmap and we assumed long-term couples might...
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Last week saw one of Emmerdale’s most beloved couples, Robert and Aaron, reunite after a heartbreaking split back in 2017. While soaps haven’t always blessed our screens with the best queer representation, Aaron and Robert are challenging same-sex relationships being used a diversity-tick box by becoming so much more than background characters. The airtime Danny Miller (Aaron) and Ryan Hawley (Robert) have been given to let their relationship blossom and flower, to then crash and burn, only to be reunited again...
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President Mugabe’s successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa says it is not his duty to do anything for LGBTI rights The new President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has dashed the hopes of local LGBTI advocates. He has stated that he has little intention of making life easier for LGBTI people in the country. Mnangagwa, 75, recently replaced Robert Mugabe, who had ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years. The new President took part in an interview with CNN in Davos, Switzerland. The Swiss town is currently playing...

It is not the first time when Disney plays with gay stories and same-sex relationships, especially in animated shows like “Star vs The Forces of Evil” and “Doc McStuffins” to name a few. This time, however, it goes all in by featuring the first gay storyline ever with the second season of “Andi Mack” coming up soon. GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis declared that: Television reflects the real life world and today that includes LGBTQ youth who deserve to...
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News hit the web regarding the results of a new study coming from researchers at Birmingham City University and Sheffield Hallam University in the UK.  The study entailed the evaluation and interviews of sex and relationship education (SRE) teachers across 8 Yorkshire secondary schools. Although the SRE is expected to be inclusive of the relationships of the LGBT community, the study found that teachers were not living up to their expectation in this regard.  In fact, these teachers “almost always...

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