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patrick o'connell aids red ribbon visual aids

Patrick O’Connell, an AIDS activism icon who is widely credited with creating the iconic red ribbon symbol, has died. He was 67. O’Connell passed away on March 23 in a New York hospital, four decades after receiving a HIV diagnosis in the 1980s. Active in the New York arts community at the time, he and …

josh duggar family values child pornography

US Federal authorities yesterday arrested former reality television star and family values activist Josh Duggar on child pornography charges. Duggar appeared on his parent’s 19 Kids and Counting until revelations that he molested his little sisters as a teenager saw the show canceled. 19 Kids and Counting Duggar’s parents belong to the Quiverfull evangelical movement …

demonic chihuahua prancer adopted lesbian mum

A “man-hating, children-hating, neurotic, demonic” Chihuahua whose hilarious adoption ad went viral has found a forever home with a kind-hearted lesbian mum. Earlier this month, New Jersey animal carer Tyfanee Fortuna shared the brutally honest description of Prancer in the viral ad. Fortuna explained it was impossible to make the “demonic” and “neurotic” dog sound …

gay couple adopt baby subway train station

A gay couple have shared their incredible story of becoming first-time dads after finding an abandoned baby at a New York subway station 20 years ago. Danny Stewart was commuting to meet partner Pete Mercurio in August 2000 when he spotted what he thought was a baby doll in a corner of the station. Walking …

arkansas governor asa hutchinson transgender healthcare

Arkansas has become the first US state to legislate a ban gender-affirming treatments for transgender children under the age of 18. The laws, passed this week, prohibit doctors from providing gender-affirming hormone treatment and puberty blockers to anyone under 18 years old. The bill also outlaws gender affirmation surgery for children, which doctors don’t currently …

rachel levine transgender biden administration assistant secretary of health

Dr Rachel Levine has become the first openly transgender person confirmed to a senior US government position by the Senate. On Wednesday (US time), the Senate confirmed Dr Levine as the Biden Administration’s Assistant Secretary of Health 52 votes to 48. Before her nomination in January, the trained paediatrician headed the Pennsylvania Department of Health. …

marjorie taylor greene far-right conspiracy theorist two genders

Far-right conspiracy theorist Marjorie Taylor Greene previously found fame taunting a survivor of a high school shooting, calling the tragedy a ‘false flag operation. She also blamed California wildfires on ‘Jewish space lasers’. This week, she moved on to harassing the mother of a trans child, a fellow congresswoman, claiming there are only two genders. …

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Lady Gaga is offering a $500,000 reward after her dog walker was shot and two of her French bulldogs were stolen by armed attackers. Gaga’s dog walker Ryan Fischer was taking the animals for a stroll off Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood on Wednesday night (US time). A white sedan pulled over and two men tried …

rush limbaugh

Right-wing American radio megastar, Rush Limbaugh, who never hesitated to speak ill of the dead, today joined them. Limbaugh made a fortune monetising conservative grievance and demonising disadvantaged minorities. His support of twice-impeached US President Donald Trump included promoting the wannabe coup leader’s unfounded assertion he won the 2020 US election. Trump, last year awarded …

pro-gay political correctness

Scott Lively thinks about gay sex a lot. Same-sex intercourse preoccupies his thoughts so much that he shaped a career from it. Now the pioneering professional homophobe has pronounced his thoughts on the recent US election. God, he says, allowed Trump’s removal from office because he ‘ate the apple of pro-gay political correctness’. In a …

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