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US voters in Delaware have elected the country’s first openly transgender state senator, Sarah McBride, in one of several big LGBT wins in the US election. McBride, a progressive Democrat and LGBTIQ activist, won her race and will serve as senator from Delaware’s First Senatorial District. After the result was announced, she tweeted, “We did …

Cher has this week pleaded with fellow singer Pink to rewrite Dear Mr President about Donald Trump. The first album I fell in love with as a child was Pink’s I’m Not Dead in 2006. I was about twelve years old when I was gifted the red, floral CD. One of the tracks I held most …

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American President Donald Trump Tuesday night awarded America’s highest civilian honour, the Medal of Freedom, to one of the country’s most uncivil citizens. Rush Limbaugh — radio host, racist, misogynist, homophobe, transphobe and general all-round bigot — received the award from enabler Melania Trump. Scroll down for vid of Rush Limbaugh’s greatest ‘hits’ Donald Trump …

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Following an ongoing dispute with the government over gay rights, the State Department recalled the US ambassador to Zambia. Last month, Ambassador Daniel Foote expressed dismay at the jailing of two local gay men. A judge sentenced them to 15 years each for a consensual private sex act in 2017. A worker at a holiday …

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An American pastor’s interruption of a secular event and consequent ‘prayer cleansing’ illustrates the dangers of Australia’s proposed ‘religious freedoms’ bill. The pastor cut off the microphone to a gay speaker at an event held in his church. A few days later, he asked his congregation to bow their heads and join him in a …

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Randy Rainbow is always funny but he’s outdone himself with his latest parody. Randy takes on Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani in a parody of ABBA’s iconic hit Mamma Mia. Scroll down for the vid While the impeachment investigation throws up revelation after revelation, it seems to constantly return to Rudy Giuliani. The former New York …

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A Republican politician from Ohio is facing calls to resign after blaming gay and transgender people for the latest mass shootings in the US. Candice Keller is a Republican state representative from Ohio. She took to her personal Facebook page to write the vile, now-deleted rant, circulated widely online. “After every mass shooting, the liberals …

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One of the organisers of a “Straight Pride” rally in California has been called out by her estranged gay son. Mylinda Mason (pictured, left) is one of the organisers of a Straight Pride rally set to take place in Modesto, California, later this month. But her son, Matthew Mason, has said he wants the local …

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U.S. President Donald Trump put the internet in stitches with his latest Twitter rant, this time about ‘EASY D’. Trump took to the social network overnight to vent about the difficulty implementing his earlier executive order banning people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from the United States. EASY D! “Big increase in traffic into our …

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Ellen DeGeneres compiled and released a video message thanking Barack Obama for “everything he was able to accomplish in the name of equality” during his presidency. In the video, posted to her YouTube channel, Ellen said: “Years ago, it would’ve been hard to believe that we could repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, pass the Hate …

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