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mardi gras agm

The majority of members in attendance at today’s virtual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras AGM voted against banning police and corrective service officers from the 2021 parade. However, the 327 member votes for keeping the floats as opposed for 261 against showed a strong and increasingly influential protest vote. Pride in Protest member Keith …

LGBTQIA+ STEMM Day queers in science

Today, Queers in Science holds its annual symposium for LGBTQIA+ people who work in the field of STEMM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine). Queers in Science tweeted earlier today that LGBTQIA+ STEMM Day celebrates the wonderful work our queer community does to make the world a better place. Queers in Science aims to showcase …

Oreo ProudParent

To celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month in the US, biscuit maker Mondelez teamed up with PFLAG this month to give away 10,000 packs of ProudParent Oreo cookies. The ProudParent Oreos are not available in stores. To receive a pack, Mondelex requires consumers to follow @Oreo on either Instagram or Twitter. They must then post a photo …

International Lesbian Day

Despite the pandemic, lesbians around the world again celebrated International Lesbian Day yesterday. Although predominantly celebrated in Australia and New Zealand, 2020 saw lesbians worldwide celebrating the day on social media. They celebrated, promoted awareness and also shone a light on the discrimination and prejudice many still face. While the exact origin of the day …

ProudBoys gay twitterati

The Gay Twitterati this weekend took over the hashtag ProudBoys in response to an earlier call-out from George Takei. Following the path pioneered by K-pop stans, they co-opted the hashtag from the white supremacists who traditionally use it to spread hate. The male-only Proud Boys promote political violence in the US and Canada. The group …

luke evans boyfriend Rafa Olarra

Actor and singer Luke Evans has exchanged cute Pride messages with his “better half”, art director Rafa Olarra. The Welsh-born start first started posting photos of the pair of them together at the start of the year. Evans seemed to suggest the pair were a couple and Olarra posted a Valentine’s message calling Evans his …

joe biden global pride 2020, todrick hall, #blacklivesmatter

Global Pride 2020 yesterday announced further additions to the event line-up along with a focus on racial justice to uplift #BlackLivesMatter. Singer Todrick Hall joins the entertainment line-up and will also host the event on his YouTube channel. Former US Vice President and current presidential candidate Joe Biden will also join the speakers at the event. …

ivanka trump pride

Presidential enabler Ivanka Trump took time out from her role as an advisor to her father yesterday to tweet ‘Less hate, more love’. She decorated the tweet with flawed Pride imagery. Her tweet came just days after the US coronavirus death toll passing 100,000. Also, as the presidential advisor tweeted, riots took place across the …

global pride line-up

The organisers of the 27 June online Pride event today announced the first wave of speakers and artists appearing in the Global Pride line-up. Organisers expect the event to attract up to 300 million viewers. Global Pride entertainment line-up Pabllo Vittar, Ava Max, Olivia Newton John, Deborah Cox, Kristine W, Dixie Chicks, Thelma Houston, Bright …

pride events cancelled wagga wagga mardi gras rainbow on the plains

After the cancellation of this weekend’s Wagga Mardi Gras Parade, organisers of Hay’s Rainbow on the Plains yesterday announced the cancellation of their coming event. The cancellations of these two regional Pride events come as organisers also cancelled Pride events in Los Angeles and Miami Beach. Wagga Wagga Mardi Gras Festival Local transgender woman Holly …

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