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Liverpool Museums go online for LGBT+ History Month

National Museums Liverpool (NML) is to celebrate this February’s LGBT+ history month with a major series of online exhibitions revealing the untold histories and lived experiences of LGBT+ people in the city.…

Biden issues “most substantive, wide-ranging” LGBTQ+ executive order

The Human Rights Campaign has praised President Joe Biden for introducing what it describes as “the most substantive, wide-ranging executive order concerning sexual orientation and gender identity ever issued by a United…

Joe Exotic: “too innocent and too gay” for Trump pardon

Reality star Joe Exotic, who is currently serving a 22-year jail sentence for 17 charges of animal abuse and 2 charges of attempted murder for hire of his rival Big Cat Rescue…

A Passion for Equality

Joanne Monck is an Advisor on LGBTQ+ matters and hate crime and works with Sussex police on LGBTQ+ and trans awareness. She has just been awarded an OBE for Services to Transgender…

Pope condemns criminalisation of homosexuality

Pope Francis has criticised the criminalisation of homosexuality. Speaking to reporters after a visit to South Sudan on a peace mission, he said that people with “homosexual tendencies” were children of God,…

Mum sues school over Pride march

A born-again Christian mother, Izzy Montague, is suing a school after claiming her four-year-old son was forced to take part in a gay Pride march. Montague told the Central London County Court…

Happy LGBT+ History Month!

Today is the start of LGBT+ History Month in the UK. Originating in the USA, the first UK LGBT+ History Month was started in 2005 in the UK by Sue Sanders as…

Sturgeon: no apologies over trans prisoner case

Trans women should not have an automatic right to serve their criminal sentences in a female prison, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. Her statement follows the cased of convicted double…

All Blacks player comes out

All Blacks rugby player Campbell Johnstone has come out as gay. The former All Blacks prop made the announcement on a New Zealand current affairs television program on Monday, saying he had…

C of E’s position on equal marriage “untenable”, says Toksvig

Comedian and writer Sandi Toksvig has revealed in a video post details of her teatime meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. “From our very calm and considered conversation yesterday, it…

Beyoncé under fire for Dubai gig

Gay icon Beyoncé has been criticised for performing her first live concert in five years in Dubai. Dubai is part of the United Arab Emirates which bans all homosexual activity. Her private…

Theatre review: George Takei’s Allegiance

Stuffed to the brim with Broadway bangers, George Takei’s Allegiance ticks every musical box, writes CARY GEE. Grand ensemble numbers, though sadly without an ensemble large enough to do them full justice,…

Church of England: still no to equal marriage

. The Church of England will continue to ban same-sex marriages in church, it has been revealed. However, it is proposing to allow the blessing in church of same-sex couples who have…

Theatre review: Le Gateau Chocolat & Jonny Woo/ A Night at the Musicals – 90 Years of Drag!

Jonny Woo and long-time collaborator Le Gateau Chocolat each recently marked a “big” birthday, writes CARY GEE. To celebrate a combined age of 90 they decided, in the best showbiz tradition, to…

Conversion therapy ban to include trans

The government is due to announce its long promised law to outlaw conversion therapy. According to ITV News, the law, which will be announced this week, will ban any attempts to change…

Has Lil Nas X come out as bi?

Gay rapper Lil Nas X has come out as bisexual. Well, maybe. The 23-year-old rapper came out as gay in 2019. However, in a tweet to his 8 million followers on Monday…