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US man burns pride flag,receives 16 years prison

An Iowa man will spend 16 years behind bars after stealing a local church’s LGBTIQ flag and setting it alight. Adolfo Martinez, 30 stole the LGBTIQ flag from the Ames United Church of Christ in Iowa back in June. Then Martinez doused the flag in lighter fluid and burnt it outside of a strip club …

Boston man attacked with shovel and box cutter, stitches

A Boston man had his face sliced open with a box cutter in what he says was a vicious homophobic hate attack. The victim, 25-year-old Victor, said he knew his alleged attacker. He told 7 News Boston 58-year-old Eddie Smith had harassed him on many occasions in the past. However, it was Victor’s response of …

prince & knight turn kids gay

A library in West Virginia removed childrens’s book Prince & Knight from its shelves after complaints led by a local pastor. Josh Layfield posted on Facebook that portraying gay characters was a deliberate attempt to turn kids gay. “You are what you eat,” I was always told. However, apparently, you are what you read. The Mountaineer …

mike pounce pence trump

American President Donald Trump again set the internet alight with his most recent gaffe. While listing his conservative allies, Trump referred to his veep Mike Pence as Mike Pounce. Scroll down for the memes Although still to catch its breath after #Sharpiegate, Twitter set to work to mock Pence. Speaking at an event in Baltimore, …

randy rainbow cheeto christ stupid-czar

Randy Rainbow, the internet’s favourite musical satirist, this week released Cheeto Christ Stupid-Czar. The song magnificently parodies Donald Trump’s self-aggrandisement. The American president recently referred to himself as the ‘King of Israel’ and ‘the chosen one’. Scroll down for vid Cheeto Christ Stupid-Czar finds inspiration in a medley of three songs from Andrew Lloyd Weber’s …

hate crime investigation transgender women

Investigation into hate-crime after a group of transgender women were attacked and then forcibly removed from a Los Angeles bar. Footage emerged of the incident and shows security dragging the trans women out of base Las Perlas on August 23. In the footage, victim Jennifer Bianchi says “don’t touch me like that” after being grabbed …

gary ray bowles florida serial killer gay men murder

American serial killer Gary Ray Bowles, convicted of murdering six gay men over eight months in 1994, will be executed on Thursday evening US time. The now-57-year-old murderer will receive a lethal injection at Florida State Prison. On March 15, 1994, Bowles killed his first known victim, John Hardy Roberts, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Roberts …

puerto rico ricky martin

Singer and actor Ricky Martin today joined street protests in Puerto Rico against the incumbent administration. Police yesterday used water cannon and tear gas during an attempt by thousands of protestors to storm Governor Riccardo Rosselló’s residence. The protests erupted over the leak of a group chat between Rosselló and his 11 closest political allies. …

uswnt megan rapinhoe

The US Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) won their fourth FIFA Women’s World Cup Sunday. On Wednesday after the team returned home, New York honoured the women with a ticker tape parade in the Canyon of Heroes. Co-captain Megan Rapinoe delivered a speech on behalf of the USWNT to the cheering crowds. Scroll down for …

kevin spacey heather unruh groping

The son of former television news presenter Heather Unruh who alleged Kevin Spacey groped him, dropped his civil action against the actor this week. The alleged victim filed papers on 3 July to voluntarily dismiss the suit. The court dismissed the case ‘with prejudice’. The accuser therefore cannot refile later. The man previously sought unspecified …

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