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Dozens of US LGBTIQ leaders have united to back the Black Lives Matter movement following the death of unarmed black man George Floyd. Over 100 leaders of at least 75 groups, including GLAAD, the Human Rights Campaign and The Trevor Project, have signed an open letter condemning racial violence in America. The death of African-American …

Lori Lightfoot

The first black lesbian mayor of Chicago, Lori Lightfoot, called it how she saw it when reporters asked her what she thought of Donald Trump. The U.S. president recently referred to African-American protestors as ‘thugs’. He also tweeted “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” The mayor described Trump’s Tweet as a clear threat against …

larry kramer

Larry Kramer died in his Manhatten home yesterday at age 84. His husband David Webster said he died of pneumonia. The best-selling author of Faggots became one of the most controversial and outspoken AIDS activists in the early 80s. Larry Kramer never hesitated to call it as he saw it. Incensed by the lack of …

gay nurse mike schultz

A US man who contracted COVID-19 at an LGBTIQ festival in March has shared before and after photos after spending weeks hospitalised on a ventilator. Mike Schultz, who is a nurse in San Francisco, got sick after contracting the coronavirus at Florida’s Miami Winter Party Festival in early March, before US lockdown restrictions. A week …

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A New York gay porn star is under fire after he posted videos apparently showing a crowded house party during coronavirus lockdown. Adult performer Ian Frost posted the lengthy Instagram story from the packed party at a New York City apartment amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Frost later deactivated his Instagram, but clips of his videos …

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Netflix’s new documentary A Secret Love, charting a lesbian couple’s decades-long secret romance, is leaving everyone extremely emotional. The film follows the 65-year secret relationship between baseball star Terry Donahue and partner Pat Henschel. The pair met in 1947 when Donahue was 22 and Henschel 18. Netflix explains, “Terry played in the women’s professional baseball …

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Over 500 health professionals have signed an open letter calling on the US Food and Drug Administration to remove a “scientifically outdated ban” on blood donations from gay and bisexual men. Two weeks ago, the FDA revised its blood donation rules to reduce the required sexual abstinence period for men who have sex with men …

testicle festival

In a kick in the balls for testicle lovers all over the American midwest, the organisers of the Deerfield Testicle Festival reluctantly cancelled this year’s event because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now in its ninth year, the Deerfield Testicle Festival previously beat off stiff competition from other gonad galas. A number of American towns hold …

Landon Spradlin covid-19 media beat-up

Virginia pastor Landon Spradlin died Wednesday from COVID-19 after previously sharing a meme describing the response to the pandemic as a media beat-up and ‘mass hysteria’. The meme seemed to echo of the words of Australian broadcaster Alan Jones who, at about the same time, described the response as ‘hysteria and alarmism’. Describing the response …

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Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness brings to the small screen an unbelievable cast of real-life characters. The Netflix docu-series highlights Americans who conduct ‘big cat rescue’ operations. They then house the lions, tigers and other big cats they ‘rescue’ in for-profit roadside zoos. The series star is undoubtedly Joe Exotic, a gay mulleted cowboy, …

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