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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 …

#analjones Claire G. Coleman

The hashtag #AnalJones predictably inspired controversy as it trended on Twitter tonight. Award-winning Wirlomin Noongar author Claire G Coleman kicked off the hashtag earlier in the day. Claire tweeted, “It would be such a shame if everybody accidentally misspelled Alan Jones and #AnalJones started trending, wouldn’t it.” It would be such a shame if everybody …

shampoo challenge

The pandemic thus far brought us toilet paper hoarding, the Tiger King, and dressing up to put the bin out. But out with the old and in with the new. Restless minds tire easily. So, they venture forth in search of new and exciting experiences. Thus was born the Shampoo Challenge. While masturbation proved a …

television title your sex-life

Yes indeed. It’s time to describe your sex-life as a television title. The Yanks are doing it, and anything they can do, we can do better. So television title your sex-life and make it funny, goddammit. Americans spent Christmas night giving their sex lives a television title. Well, at least they weren’t attending a Trump …

Ruby Rose has been cast as Jewish lesbian superhero Batwoman

Actress Ruby Rose has deleted her Twitter account after copping backlash over her casting as DC superhero Batwoman. Last week it was announced the 32-year-old would play the character in an upcoming crossover episode featuring characters from superhero shows The Flash, Arrow, Legends of Tomorrow, and Supergirl on US network The CW. Batwoman, real name …

SIr Elton John

Sir Elton John has called for a boycott of social media platforms to pressure the companies into tackling homophobic hate speech online. Speaking to the BBC, Elton said companies “haven’t done anything to try to stem the flow of hate on the internet.” He said a boycott would make the social media giants “sit up” …

Hollywood star Sally Field deserves another Oscar – for her role as Best Supporting Mum. Field’s son, director Sam Greisman, has a serious crush on figure skater Adam Rippon, who won a US team bronze medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Greisman, 30, revealed on social media that not only did he have a crush …

Blaine Stewart tweet

Out news and weather anchor Blaine Stewart has created a Twitter storm with a humorous post as parts of the US are being battered by snow and freezing conditions. Arctic conditions have been sweeping across parts of the country – with a low of -45F being recorded in Minnesota. Stewart, of WKTR 3 News in …