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Scarlett johansson

Scarlett Johansson says comments she made about “political correctness” in Hollywood casting have been taken out of context, 12 months after she pulled out of a transgender role. Earlier this week the actor claimed in an interview she “should be allowed to play any person, tree, or animal.” “Today there’s a lot of emphasis and …

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trans gender diverse rally

Victorian trans and gender diverse people and friends will rally this Sunday July 14. The rally will celebrate the trans community and also call on the Parliament to pass law reform. Activists are calling for parliament to amend the Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act 1996 in Victoria. Specifically, they want easier access to correct …

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rainbow mountain thredbo heaps gay

Australian ski destination Thredbo and LGBTIQ party starters Heaps Gay host Rainbow Mountain from 4 – 8 September. It’s the Gay Ski Week you can’t miss – a five-day festival of crazy, fun, glittery LGBTIQ action in the snow. The LGBTIQ community will take over the mountain. [Promotion] Scroll down for the video The huge …

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rainbow tick breastscreen victoria

BreastScreen Victoria’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and accessible cancer screening has been recognised with a Rainbow Tick. The organisation’s BreastScreen Coordination Unit received the Rainbow Tick. The tick recognises the provision of inclusive and progressive services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people. Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria and Quality Innovation Performance developed …

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lighthouse baptist church anti lgbtiq clergy

Police charged John Martin, an anti LGBTIQ clergyman from Alabama, with four counts of sexual abuse of a child after he admitted “an affair” to his congregation. According to news reports, the Baptist pastor admitted to ‘inappropriate relationships with young men’. In fact, he molested at least one boy from the church on multiple occasions. …

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Lady Gaga Stonewall

Lady Gaga surprised cheering fans with an appearance at the Stonewall Inn  yesterday on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. At the scene of the riots she delivered an impassioned speech on Pride and LGBTIQ rights. Look around you. Look at what you have done. This community has fought and continued to fight a …

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trans job expo fitted for work

Melbourne community organisation Fitted for Work will host a special trans job expo for this Monday July 1. Fitted for Work designed the Transgender Women Job Preparation Expo to help people find and keep work. Trans and gender diverse women and non-binary people are all welcome to attend. During the day, the Brunswick expo will …

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Trump Tower rise and resist we will not be silent

LGBTIQ protestors and allies led by We Will Not Be Silent marched on Trump Tower in New York and occupied the lobby yesterday. Joined by activists from Rise and Resist , the protestors gathered to bring attention to violence against transgender and gender-nonconforming people. The groups issued a press release ahead of the protest. Hatred …

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DecrimQld Respect Inc

Activists calling for Queensland to decriminalise sex work, say that current laws place workers in danger. Queensland sex worker organisation Respect Inc is leading the DecrimQLD campaign. Sex workers want their work treated like any other industry, rather than managed under a criminal framework by police. Current laws do not allow independent workers to work …

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pose season two billy porter pray tell

The second season of Pose starring Billy Porter as Pray Tell opened 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 …

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