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Netflix Australia finally posted all fourteen episodes of Season 6, S So, of course, massive fans who have been hanging out for some of  Schitt’s quirky, homespun humour have now binge-watched them all. This Canadian series has built a fiercely loyal audience across the western world including a massive contingent of adoring LGBTIQ+ folk. The …

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History tells us that the creaking administrative wheels of the Holy Catholic Church grind slowly.  Nevertheless, the election of Pope Francis gave hope to those who believe that reform is a) possible and b) critical. Recent developments perhaps point to positive reforms in the church’s approach to LGBTIQ people. Is Pope Francis engineering a more …

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New Zealand MP Tāmati Coffey is clearly proud of his husband of more than ten years, Tim Smith, and their young son Tūtānekai Smith-Coffey. Photos of Trevor Mallard, the Speaker of the New Zealand Parliament, holding and feeding the baby have made headlines around the world. Ilhan Omar, outspoken member of the US Congress, joyfully shared …

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The Chinese owner of Grindr will proceed with an initial public offering (IPO) of the app, after a US national security panel dropped opposition to the plan. In March, the US government’s Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) opposed Beijing Kunlun Tech Co’s (BKT) continued ownership of the gay dating app. The …

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A new ad from Burger King Germany aims to win the hearts, minds and dollars of LGBTIQ communities. While corporate America took tentative steps in the past to lure LGBTIQ custom, this year corporations threw caution to the wind. Thus far this Pride month companies already lavished us with rainbow sandwiches, carry bags, mouthwash, butt …

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Originally founded by Frank Angelo and Frank Toskan, MAC Cosmetics markets a wide range of cosmetics.  In 1994, they launched Viva Glam lipsticks. They decided then to dedicate all sales of Viva Glam lipsticks to the fight against HIV/AIDS. They’ve done so ever since, as MAC Cosmetics states on their website. “Every cent of the …

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Most readers will not know the name Laurie Deane. However, most over 25 years of age, know of Dame Sybil von Thorndyke, legendary founder, hostess and director for forty years of Brisbane’s Annual Queens Birthday Ball, now the longest running gay event in the world. A sensationalist tabloid once breathlessly reported that Laurie Deane lived …

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The second season of Pose starring Billy Porter as Pray Tell began on June 11 in the US and after only one episode, Netflix contracted a third season. Scroll down for video Who said the world would end with the final episode of Game of Thrones? The latest season moves forward to 1990. Following Pose‘s …

One of the stars of the hit series POSE, Billy Porter, recently gave an interview to Gay Times. POSE tells the story of several transgender women. The series examines their struggles and triumphs with one another and with the uncaring, dismissive external world. All the women find escape in the fabulous ball culture of their …

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Time Magazine today hailed Dr Arundhati Katju and Dr Menaka Guruswamy as amongst the 100 most influential people in the world. Last year, the two lawyers spearheaded the historic legal battle for LGBTIQ rights in India. Their efforts finally saw Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code overturned. Section 377 Section 377, a hangover from …

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