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British Olympic sprinter James Ellington has found himself under fire from social media users after making transphobic comments on Twitter. The Commonwealth Games silver medalist is reported to have made the comments in response to news that transgender cyclist Rachel McKinnon defended her sprint title at the track cycling world championships. “If I decide from

RuPaul’s Drag Race is searching for super fans to participate in an “interactive audience experience” for an upcoming episode. World of Wonder announced the news on Instagram, telling fans that they “must be comfortable being featured on TV” and might be asked to participate in a “drag demonstration, such as putting on a wig, makeup or padding”. Applicants must be at least 21-years-old, local to Los Angeles and able to be on set for two 12-hour days. “If you’d like to be...

Gay Star News has shuttered after eight years.The online publication, which launched in 2011, said that financial issues had forced it to close despite its increasing popularity.The publication's staff of 20 people were given 48 hours notice of the closure.Gay Star News founders Tris Reid-Smith and Scott Nunn said in a statement that Brexit played a key role in the publication's demise."We entered 2019 with every reason to be confident we were going to have a strong year. But as...

Lucky for us that Kate Stewart has delivered just that with her new single Get Mine, bringing together R&B and some throwback pop for a truly addictive anthem. Kate wrote the track with three of her best friends, including former GAY TIMES cover star MNEK, rising singer-songwriter Ryan Ashley, and Shift K3Y.  “We had never written all together before, although we all write separately a lot of the time,” Kate said of the experience. “We wrote the song in about an hour,...

UK Chancellor Sajid Javid announced that the government would double Brexit funding for this year to prepare for no deal. The extra funding will be provided to departments immediately to ensure that the government "steps up vital operational preparations across the country," the government's statement said. The money will be used for border and customs operations, medical supplies, public communications on Brexit, and support for UK nationals overseas. The government said that £344 million (€377 million)...

Boris Johnson has travelled to Northern Ireland for the first time since assuming his role as UK's prime minister to tackle several issues in government and on Brexit. Meeting for talks with the country's five main political parties on Wednesday, Johnson is expected to encourage cooperation to restore the region's power-sharing government, which collapsed in 2017. Brexit is also expected to feature in discussions as Johnson's hardline approach to the UK leaving the European Union with or without a deal will...

The Emmy Award-winning show’s staple challenge – which sees the contestants impersonate celebrities for a parody of Match Game – will return for the highly-anticipated British spin-off. BBC also announced the two guest stars for the episode, one of which will be iconic television presenter Lorraine Kelly. “It was hilarious!” she said in a statement. “I had such good fun. I am in awe of every single one of the queens.” Stacey Dooley, television presenter and documentary filmmaker, will join Lorraine....

A gay artist’s work has been removed from a gallery after a group of unproductively woke LGBTQ people complained that it was homophobic. They even filed a police complaint that the collage was “hate speech” for highlighting the homophobia common in modern society. A collage by Australian artist Paul Yore entitled “Taste The Feeling” was being shown at the Mostyn Gallery in Wales this month. The work used common anti-LGBTQ hate speech phrases like “Gays doom nations,” “God hates fags,”...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushed Britain closer to a no-deal exit from the European Union on Monday, insisting he will not hold Brexit talks with EU leaders unless the bloc lifts its refusal to reopen the existing divorce deal - notably backstop. "My assumption is that we can get a new deal, we are aiming for a new deal," he said during a visit to the Faslane naval base in Scotland. Johnson said the EU must drop a "backstop" intended...

FX’s hit horror anthology series will be returning for a highly-anticipated ninth season later this year called 1984, and while – as usual – we don’t know what to expect plot-wise, we’re slowly but surely being drip-fed information to keep us satiated. One thing we do know for sure is that the new season will be premiering on FX in the US on 18 September. As for UK audiences, there’s no official premiere date yet, but last year’s season Apocalypse began...

Peace TV faces a ban from the UK after a presenter claimed that gay people were “worse than animals.” The complaint arose from a segment called The Valley of the Homosexuals. Ofcom has ruled that four of the station’s programmes have breached its rules on hate speech, offence, abusive treatment and incitement to crime. Powers given to Ofcom means that it could take the station off air for the breaches, if deemed severe enough, but it could also impose a lesser...

The legendary performer  – who competed on the fourth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, All Stars 1 and All Stars 4 – will attend with previously announced queens such as Willam, Violet Chachki, Shea Coulee, Phi Phi O’Hara, Blair St. Clair and Tatianna. Deep breath for more sickening star power: Derrick Barry, Trixie Mattel, Alaska Thunderfuck, Jinkx Monsoon, Adore Delano, Ginger Minj, Trinity the Tuck and Nebraska Thunderfuck. Also in attendance are The Globe Girls, Crystal Lubrikunt, Amber Cadeverous, Miss Zodi,...

In the spirit of brotherhood, many US citizens took to Twitter to offer their sympathy to Britons for having Boris Johnson as their new prime minister. Johnson who won by a significant majority vote from the British Conservative party remains a controversial figure for many. Some see similarities between US President Donald Trump and Johnson including their disregard for "rules", their confidence, and their signature strawberry blonde hair. After Johnson's victory was announced, Trump even said the British were calling the new...

The UK is set to announce who will succeed Theresa May as the Conservative Party leader on Tuesday. You can follow updates as the story unfolds in the live blog below. Source

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OMG. American actor and model Max Emerson hasn’t been shy about showing off his assets on social media. The 29-year-old previously went skinny dipping and stripped...

God's Own Country is the movie that Call Me By Your Name fans had to answer to when talking with woke gay indie cinema...