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The Indonesian government is facing global condemnation after posting employment opportunities the banned LGBTI applicants. According to reports by The Jakarta Post, Indonesia’s ministries of Trade and Defence, along with the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) listed employment opportunities for civil servant positions that excluded applicants who were “mentally disabled” or showed “sexual orientation or behavioural

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...

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...

The heatwave that last week gripped Europe and smashed temperature records has now settled in Greenland... and the results are startling. Read more: Europe heatwave: Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands topple all-time high temperature records The second-largest ice sheet in the world is melting rapidly and the heatwave is exacerbating the process. Greenland lost 160 billion tonnes of ice in July. While the thaw might seem distant geographically to many on the European mainland, its effects are far-reaching and consequential to every coastal...

The uncle of a kidnapped Romanian teenager has slammed the people who heard her desperate telephone calls for help. Alexandra Măceşanu, 15, is presumed dead after a mechanic in southern Romania confessed to her killing, as well as that of an 18-year-old last seen in April. It later emerged authorities took 19 hours to locate Măceşanu after she made three calls to the 112 emergency number. The scandal has sparked outrage, the sacking of officials and the resignation of the country’s interior...

Police evacuated thousands of residents of an English town on Thursday after water cascaded from a nearby reservoir due to a damaged dam. Authorities warned that subsequent flooding could be life-threatening. Videos shared on social media showed water pouring out from the Toddbrook Reservoir located above the Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire, central England. Authorities told locals to leave the town and to take their pets and any medication they needed with them after the wall of the reservoir became damaged. "Residents who...

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (Reuters) - Kim Mahoney listened from her reclining living room couch as Democratic presidential candidates debated economic, trade and environmental policies this week, needing only to look to her backyard to see how lofty political pledges can really play out. Once a middle-of-the-road Democratic voter, the 50-year-old paralegal lives in the last house standing in a neighborhood razed for a planned technology plant. President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans have touted the project for...

A’keria C. Davenport has been channelling the essence of Buffy the Vampire Slayer since her stint on the 11th season of RuPaul’s Drag Race earlier this year because honey, she’s been slaying the industry left right and mothertucking centre. The Dallas-born performer – who placed 3rd/4th on the series – has starred in music videos for Lizzo’s funk-pop anthem Juice and You Need to Calm Down by Taylor Swift, the latter of which just received seven nominations at the 2019...

Yas! Sasha Velour has landed a “lip sync spectacular” spin-off series. The Drag Race star – who won the ninth season of the Emmy-winning show back in 2017 – is bringing their widely-acclaimed high-concept show Nightgowns to the upcoming short-form digital service Quibi. The series, which will consist of eight episodes, will follow Sasha and the members of their team as they craft a legendary lip sync performance, all while we go behind-the-scenes of their creative process. According to Deadline, each episode...

It’s easy to see why this show was such a success across the pond – Gloria Estefan is a huge star there, and the music will play well to their market, where her story is also much better known. In the UK the concept of this musical seems a bit more niche, but the narrative – a classic rags to riches tale, which touches on topical themes including immigration – will resonate more universally. In a nutshell, On Your Feet!...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s repeated calls for easier monetary policy may not be what’s driving the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates on Wednesday. But Trump’s policies have set the table for it. His aggressive tactics on trade, including 25% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods that prompted retaliatory duties on U.S. exports, have made companies uncertain about the future and more hesitant to invest. The Fed’s beige book, a collection...

Earlier this year, RuPaul announced that Drag Race had officially begun casting calls for the show’s highly-anticipated 12th season. Yah, season 12. To quote Queer Eye icon Jonathan Van Ness – “can you believe?” “If you are a showgirl, if you are a drag queen, if you are a girl with the cha-cha heels and a pussycat wig honey, you better get up on this show!” the Emmy Award winning host said in a statement. It’s rumoured that the show has...

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...

“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...

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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...

Ben Hardy, X-Men: Apocalypse star, goes full-frontal in the play “Judas Kiss.” These several revealing images of British actor leaked soon to the Internet. Hardy appeared naked...