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Melissa Etheridge has said she is “heartbroken” by the loss of her 21-year-old son Beckett Cypher. The singer confirmed in a heartbreaking statement Beckett died as a result of opioid addiction, aged just 21. “Today I join the thousands of families who have lost loved ones to opioid addiction,” she wrote in a message via …

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Moana Hope and her wife Isabella Carlstrom are expecting their first child later this year. The AFLW player and Australian Survivor star and her partner Isabella shared the news on Instagram with a framed snap of an ultrasound. “We are going to be MUMS,” Moana wrote. “I don’t yet have the words to fully explain …

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A New Zealand lesbian couple who found out they’re both pregnant to the same sperm donor may give birth at the same time later this year. Kat Buchanan and fiancee Taryn Cumming knew they wanted children from the beginning of their two-year relationship. The Auckland couple told the Daily Mail they originally planned to wait …

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CNN host Anderson Cooper has announced the birth of his son, named Wyatt Cooper. The out news anchor shared the “joyful news” and the first photo of the newborn with his viewers on air. “On Monday, I became a father. This is Wyatt Cooper. He is three days old,” Cooper said. “He is named after …

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Comedy series Schitt’s Creek has definitely left a lasting impression on many LGBTIQ fans around the world. The hilarious Canadian comedy series became a unexpected favourite because of it’s lighthearted and positive portrayal of queer people and relationships. During a reunion special that aired after the finale of the series this month, the cast sat …

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The COVID-19 pandemic has left some rainbow families in a devastating limbo, a European advocacy group has warned. The lobby group Network of European LGBTIQ Families Associations (NELFA) advocates for rainbow families and their rights in European Union countries. The group warn global border closures and travel bans in response to COVID-19 have left some …

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They’re the Australian mums determined to make sure no LGBTIQ person feels unloved or not accepted. They belong to “Free Mum Hugs”, a group that has a goal of “letting the LGBTIQ+ community know that they are unconditionally loved and accepted” for who they are. “We know many people reject these precious humans,” the group …

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A British lesbian couple have become the first in their country to deliver a baby that was incubated in both of their wombs. The “shared motherhood” procedure involves Donna and Jasmine Francis-Smith (pictured) both carrying the fertilised egg during the course of their IVF pregnancy. Donna’s egg was retrieved, fertilised and placed back into her …

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A substitute teacher in the US was fired after allegedly telling a student, excited about being adopted by his gay dads, that his parents were “nothing to be thankful for” because homosexuality is “sinful”. The unidentified teacher was working at Deerfield Elementary School in Utah late last month. She asked the primary school class what …

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A 22-year-old Toowoomba woman has narrowly avoided jail after she took a baseball bat to a car when she found out her ex-girlfriend was in a sexual relationship with her mother. Last week, the Toowoomba Magistrates Court heard the woman, who can’t be named, went to her estranged partner’s home with a baseball bat on …

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