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Students at a Catholic high school have staged a walkout following the school’s teachers threats to out a gay classmate to her parents. The teachers at the Californian school are reported to have attempted to blackmail the student if she refused to attend counselling for her sexual orientation. Speaking to BuzzFeed News High school senior

A new study out of the United States has shown that LGB teens are approximately twice as likely to have feelings of depression when compared to their heterosexual counterparts. The study which was a follow-up on a 1999 report, showed that the rates of depression among LGB teens remained almost unchanged during the period between

The results of a new study have confirmed that individuals who undergo ‘conversion therapy’ to change one’s gender identity have a higher risk of attempting suicide.   The latest research which was published in JAMA Psychiatry follows countless other studies by numerous organisations which have all come to the same conclusion that so-called ‘conversion therapy’ is

The U.S. State Department is being sued by a gay couple, after their infant daughter, who was born via surrogacy in Canada, was denied birthright citizenship. Currently, birthright citizenship in the United States is extended to children born elsewhere in the world to U.S. citizens, however, Roee and Adiel Kiviti from Maryland say their daughter

American actor and director, Kristen Stewart has spoken out about the struggles of being out in Hollywood, saying that it has likely negatively affected her career. 29-year-old Stewart made the comments during an interview with Harper’s Bazaar ahead of the release of her rebooted Charlie’s Angels. “I have fully been told, ‘If you just like

Alex Johnson is a professional rock climber and a member of the USA Climbing Bouldering National Team. The 30-year-old, who has been climbing since 1997, told People Magazine she now has her sights set on Tokyo 2020. It will be the first Summer Olympic Games to include rock climbing as an event. Last week, Johnson joined USA Women’s World Cup winners Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris among others on the set of NBC’s Today Show, to celebrate the one...

Image via Instagram @mrapinoe Megan Rapinoe is doubling down on her stance against U.S. President Donald Trump. The World champion soccer player has been having an on-again, off-again battle with Trump for most of the year. It started when Rapinoe shared her distaste for the Trump Administration during a cover-shoot in January. She said that when her team won the World Cup and were invited to the White House, she would not be attending. “I’m not going to the f—— White House,”...

Photo by Ronny Sison on Unsplash Adding homophobia to racism, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents made a migrant hold an “I Like Men” sign as an anti-gay punishment. Agents at El Paso Processing Center in Texas tried to humiliate a Honduran migrant by making him hold a piece of paper saying “Me gustan los hombre” or “I like men.” According to CNN, the man was forced to hold the paper while walking a group of newly arrived migrants throughout the...
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Homosexuality is forbidden in some countries. Again, some countries allow it. But, is it always bad? Sometimes, it’s a blessing for someone. That’s what we are going to talk about. Recently, a guy has saved a girl from being raped by raping the guy who wanted to rape the girl. People often look up for “LGBT legal countries” but United States of America is where all the heroes are born. United States of America allowed homosexuality. So, love between same...

“God is burning down California” because the citizens of the state “legitimize the sin of homosexuality” according to controversial conservative Pastor Kevin Swanson. Swanson is a radical anti-LGBTQ radio host and conservative darling beloved by such GOP politicians as Ted Cruz. Commenting on the wildfires raging in California, Swanson, speaking on his “Generations” radio program, claimed that the wildfires are God’s punishment on the state for its years of attempting to “legitimize the sin of homosexuality.” The angry, gay-hating pastor declared: If...
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Thanks to a new Tax report, we have a rough idea of the ten U.S. cities with the highest rate of married gay couples in them. Using the Tax Policy Center to count as a census, we can get a better idea of how (and where) married same-sex couples live. The report pointed out some facts we already knew like the fact that gay couples often congregate to metropolitan areas or coastal zones. That said, there is also some other interesting news...
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The United States is denying visas to gay and bisexual men seeking asylum amid the ongoing human rights abuses in Chechnya. This according to organizers with the group Russia LGBT Network, responsible for getting 40 men out of Chechnya, who spoke with BuzzFeed News. Russia LGBT Network spokesperson Svetlana Zakharova said they are having difficulty securing visas that would allow them to flee the country and find a safe haven from the abuse, calling negotiations with various countries “difficult.” While she didn’t...
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Officer thought 'looking for loads’ meant the traveler was looking for cash in exchange for sex A Canadian man was banned entry into the US after customs officers read his Scruff profile. His profile said he was ‘looking for loads’. The officer in question believed this meant he was a sex worker. André, 30, was on the way to visit his boyfriend in New Orleans when he was selected for secondary inspection at customs pre-clearance in Vancouver. His full name is being held...
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We were surprised. A new Gallup survey has broken down the number of self-identified LGBT people in every state, identifying the largest pockets of the community throughout the country. After conducting interviews with nearly 500,000 randomly selected U.S. adults, Gallup found that the state with the largest population of LGBT residents was Vermont with 5.3% of its citizens identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. The Green Mountain State was closely followed by Massachusetts, California and Oregon, each coming in at 4.9%...

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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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