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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s nominee to become the second-highest ranking U.S. military officer categorically denied sexual assault allegations against him at his Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday. “Nothing happened, ever,” said Air Force General John Hyten, who would become the vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff if confirmed. The full-throated denial by Hyten followed a U.S. Air Force investigation that did not substantiate the allegations against him by an Army colonel who was formerly...

The Can’t Pass It On campaign feature an image of two men lying together along with the message that people on effective HIV treatment with an undetectable viral load can’t pass HIV on – proven by the landmark PARTNER and PARTNER 2 studies. Posters from the campaign have appeared on billboards and phone boxes across the country, but some have been targeted by unknown vandals who are whiting out the image of two men lying together, in what appears to...

Polls opened in Ukraine on Sunday (July 21) for a snap parliamentary vote, three months after the former comedian Volodymyr Zelenskyi was elected president in a landslide victory. The president's party is expected to dominate the election. Polls opened at 7.00AM (6.00AM CEST) on Sunday morning and will close at Zelenskiy is expected to cast his vote later on Sunday morning. The party of Volodymyr Zelenskiy has extended its lead over other groups, according to polls published three days before parliamentary elections. Zelenskiy,...

The figures were also condemned by the commission’s gender and sexuality commissioner, Ro Allen. They were speaking to an inquiry on the matter. ‘We have very, very bad data collection around this,” Ro said. “I remember going to funerals of young LGBTI people and families didn’t know they were queer; it certainly wasn’t recorded.” Speaking about possible causes, Ro added: “The constant living with the fear of being discriminated against — I mean, my own personal experience of physical harm and...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it is concerned by reports of China’s interference with oil and gas activities in the South China Sea, including Vietnam’s long-standing exploration and production activities. “China’s repeated provocative actions aimed at the offshore oil and gas development of other claimant states threatens regional energy security and undermines the free and open Indo-Pacific energy market,” the State Department said in a statement. Vietnam on Friday accused a Chinese oil survey...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it is concerned by reports of China’s interference with oil and gas activities in the South China Sea, including Vietnam’s long-standing exploration and production activities. “China’s repeated provocative actions aimed at the offshore oil and gas development of other claimant states threatens regional energy security and undermines the free and open Indo-Pacific energy market,” the State Department said in a statement. Vietnam on Friday accused a Chinese oil survey...

A new study has found that LGBTQ people are more likely to suffer from memory loss and confusion, both of which are early signs of dementia. The research was carried out by researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). The survey was carried out in a random phone survey across nine different US states. The survey asked 44,403 adults aged over 45, with 3% of these people identifying as LGBTQ. The adults were asked about their gender identity and...

Photo by Alvin Mahmudov on UnsplashIs Russia changing for the better? Currently, Russia is considered a fairly toxic environment for LGBTQ people. Its government is anti-LGBTQ and even uses a non-LGBTQ propaganda law to ban sharing LGBTQ content online and even in person. The law is also used to prohibit large gatherings of LGBTQ people (with the excuse that youth could be corrupted). But a new survey says a rising change is coming...
homophobia

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...
coming out

Half of LGBT millennial adults haven’t come out yet, according to new research. The Australian survey, conducted by ABC, has been released just weeks after another study showed that nearly half of LGBT+ employees in the US hide their sexuality at their place of employment. In total, 47 percent of queer 18-to-29-year-olds in Australia have come out to themselves – but not to anyone else. The atmosphere around the country’s LGBT community was negatively affected by the same-sex marriage postal vote last...
LGBT

In 2017, a new version of the Pride flag was released with black and brown stripes to represent LGBTI people of color. Still, not everyone in the community is on board with that change Last year, Philadelphia announced its decision to add black and brown stripes to the Pride flag in support of LGBTI people of color. Soon, a Pride center in Australia followed suit. Now, research conducted by Buzzfeed News and Whitman Insight Strategies shows who is most opposed...
LGBT equality

Data released ahead of Pride in London show more Brits are concerned about animal rights than they are rights for LGBT people. The survey, carried out in partnership with YouGov by Pride’s Community Interest Company, asked participants to pick three issues from a list “ most concern you about the future.” Just three percent of straight and cisgender people picked ‘Tolerance for individuals of different sexualities/gender identities’ as one of the most important, behind ‘animal rights’ on 7 percent. Meanwhile just two...
gay

45% of the men who have cheated on their partner say they never found out Over half of gay men have cheated on their partner, according to a new survey. The survey was conducted by the Health Equality and Rights Organization (HERO). It also found 17% got HIV or an STI from someone who was not their partner. And then, 61% of those men did not inform their partner and continued to have sex with them. 52% of gay men admitted to having cheated...
Survey

A survey has given us some idea of the average age that gay men lose their virginity. DrEd is an online site that connects patients to doctors, and it conducted a survey that tries to tell us when people typically lose their virginity. The survey asked 1,000 people from the U.S. and the U.K. (500 respondents each) about their first sexual awakenings and the age when they lost their virginity. If you’re wondering what the survey defined as a “sexual awakening,” they...

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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...

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