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This week in Queer Newsweek we look at the Ellen DeGeneres apology, the Love Island USA Porn Star, and recycled condoms. We also talk to DocQ, Dr Fiona Bisshop, about PrEP and trans activist Bridget Clinch about social media vilification. Scroll down for the video Watch out for Queer Newsweek every Friday night on Facebook, …

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Ellen DeGeneres has addressed the allegations of a “toxic” workplace culture hanging over her talk show, apologising in her first monologue of the show’s new season. “How was everybody’s summer? Good? Mine was great, super terrific,” she said sarcastically. “If you’re watching because you love me, thank you. If you’re watching because you don’t love …

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Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show has sacked three senior producers following claims of behind-the-scenes misconduct and a “toxic” workplace culture. Warner Bros began an internal investigation into the show after complaints of bullying, racism and sexual misconduct on set. Executive producers Ed Glavin and Kevin Leman and co-executive producer Jonathan Norman were all dumped from the …

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Dozens of employees of The Ellen Show have accused senior producers of sexual misconduct and harassment, after Ellen DeGeneres earlier issued an apology to staff. Ellen hours earlier apologised in a letter over claims the show had a “toxic workplace culture” for employees. However Buzzfeed has published new allegations from 36 former staff members. Many …

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Ellen DeGeneres has written a letter apologising to staff on her talk show after complaints of a “toxic workplace culture”. Earlier this week, parent company WarnerMedia launched an investigation into The Ellen Show. It came after former staffers made allegations of a culture of fear, intimidation and even racism in the workplace. In the letter, …

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Ellen DeGeneres’ long-running talk show is reportedly under investigation after allegations from former staffers of a “toxic” work environment. Variety reported the show has “has become the subject of an internal investigation” by parent company WarnerMedia after reports of workplace issues on the series. Executives reportedly notified staff last week they’d engaged an employee relations …

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Actress Kate McKinnon has given a moving speech as she presented her idol Ellen DeGeneres with a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globe Awards. McKinnon presented the comedian and longtime talk show star with the Carol Burnett Award for Achievement in Television, honouring “outstanding contributions on or off the screen.” In a moving speech, …

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Ellen DeGeneres has surprised a newly-engaged lesbian couple after one of the women asked her to stand-in for her unsupportive parents at her wedding. “My parents aren’t going to attend my wedding because they don’t like that I’m gay,” Kate Austin tweeted at Ellen with a photo of her romantic Paris proposal to Sarah Sulsenti. …

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Kevin Hart has ruled out coming back on board as host of the Oscars ceremony next month. The US comedian and actor pulled out of the hosting gig in December amid controversy over past homophobic tweets. Hart suggested he may return to the role in a controversial appearance on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show late last …

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Gay Florida teenager Seth Owen, who went viral after he was forced out of his family home, has received an unexpected surprise from talk show host Ellen DeGeneres. Eighteen-year-old Seth Owen’s religious parents had given him a choice between attending the family’s anti-gay church or moving out after they found out he was gay. The …

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