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Rodney Croome on election of Joe Biden: Lessons from America

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A 19-year-old Louisiana man who allegedly attempted to murder another teen he met on Grindr is facing hate crime charges for the gruesome crime the victim believes was pre-planned. Warning: Graphic and distressing content Holden White (pictured right), then 18, was throttled, had his wrists and neck cut and was left for dead in a …

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Joe Biden has a bold agenda for LGBTIQ equality. The new American president’s LGBTIQ vision highlights discrimination in the Coalition’s policies as well as Labor’s lack of commitment. In 2020 most Australians viewed the US with a mix of horror and pity. In 2021, LGBTIQ Australians and our allies will view it with envy. The …

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As the world anxiously awaits the inauguration of US President-elect Joe Biden, a stretch limo sits outside a Fort Worth lawyer’s office. ‘Team Tiger’, the lawyers representing celebrity animal abuser Joe Exotic, say they booked the limo because they remain confident of a presidential pardon for the convicted felon. Joseph Allen Maldonado-Passage is currently an …

Dr Albert W Noll

The author came across Dr Albert W Noll while researching the recent publication COON: more holes than swiss cheese. The young Boston dentist enjoyed notoriety for his appearances on the Boston stage during the 1890s. He usually performed in drag, either as a white woman or in blackface as a ‘mammy’ caricature. Born into Boston …

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US President-elect Joe Biden last night announced the selection of Dr Rachel Levine as assistant Health Secretary. If all goes to plan, that will make Dr Levine the first openly transgender federal official confirmed by the US Senate. Governor Tom Wolff appointed Dr Levine to the position of Pennsylvania Health Secretary in 2017. A pediatrician, …

Justin Thomas

The Ralph Lauren Corporation cancelled its sponsorship of Justin Thomas over his use of a homophobic slur. The former World Number One golfer called a golf ball a ‘fa__ot’ during a tournament in Hawaii. Television microphones picked up Justin Thomas muttering the slur after he missed a par putt. Thomas apologised for the slur during …

Trump Twitter Ban Lady MAGA

The recently imposed Trump Twitter ban prompted much wailing from his followers. As per standard procedure, the loudest and most entitled Americans claimed the mantle of victimhood. One Trumpkin after another took to social media to whine about the silencing of conservative voices. Among them, Lady MAGA, an anti-gay and anti-trans ex-Mormon drag queen from …

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This writer has always remembered an article from an Australian gay publication during the early years of the AIDS crisis. It reported on an American dental association’s cover-up of research into semen toothpaste. It claimed five pages of the association’s recent newsletter remained blank after omitting a report on the study. For some reason, the …

Amanda Topping Nashville's lesbian hero

The woman proclaimed Nashville’s lesbian hero after the Christmas Day explosion in the city, described the blast as the biggest flames she’d ever seen. Amanda Topping told News Channel 5 she headed to the scene after talking to her wife on the phone. “My wife had just called because it was toward the end of …

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Disgraced gay far-right troll Milo Yiannopoulos has vowed to “destroy the Republican Party” after he says supporting US President Donald Trump “completely destroyed” his life. Milo amassed a large online following in part due to his enthusiastic support for Trump, who he falsely called “the most gay-friendly president in history”. However Milo’s career as an …

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