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Scottish government emphatically states ‘trans women are women’ in new guidance on gender representation
This post was originally published on this siteThe Scottish government has included trans women under its definition of women in newly published guidance on gender representation on public boards. Published Tuesday (June 2), the Statutory Guidance to the Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Act 2018 sets the objectives for...
- 21 hours ago
Homophobes chasing Black Lives Matters protesters with bats and clubs was a ‘non-lethal form of lynching’, sociologist says
This post was originally published on this siteA sociologist has said that thugs who were filmed shouting homophobic slurs at Black Lives Matter protesters while wielding baseball bats were demonstrating “a form of non-lethal lynching”. Wielding axes, billy clubs, golf clubs and other jerry-rigged weapons, a gang of white men...
- 22 hours ago
Cara Delevingne says she identifies as pansexual: ‘Whether it’s they or he or she, I fall in love with the person’
This post was originally published on this siteCara Delevingne has come out as pansexual, saying: “I fall in love with the person — and that’s that.” In an interview with Variety, as the magazine’s Pride issue cover star, the supermodel and Carnival Row actor explained: “I always will remain, I think,...
- 22 hours ago
This post was originally published on this site Switzerland’s parliament has opened discussions on introducing same-sex marriage. Switzerland is one of the few countries in western Europe not to offer marriage equality. It has had civil partnerships since January 2007 which offer similar, but not exactly equal, rights. Now the...
- 23 hours ago
Orange is the New Black star among people hurt as police ‘shoot protesters in the back’ at Black Lives Matter march
This post was originally published on this siteOrange is the New Black star Matt McGorry has captured shocking video footage of police beating Black Lives Matter demonstrators with batons and apparently shooting protestors in the back as they ran away. McGorry, who played CO John Bennett in the popular Netflix...
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This post was originally published on this site Trans campaigners are asking employers to be true allies this Pride month – by writing to the UK government asking them not to introduce a new law that is ‘terrifying’ trans Brits. It comes after Liz Truss, the government’s Minister for Women...
- 24 hours ago
Armed police ‘violently raid’ queer bar helping wounded Black Lives Matter protesters on the first day of Pride Month
This post was originally published on this siteAn LGBT+ bar in Des Moines, Iowa, was “violently raided” by police after club organisers gave medical assistance to Black Lives Matter protesters. The protesters limply wandered into the bar, their bodies bruised, their voices hoarse, strained from chanting. On Monday night (June...
Liz Truss will ‘shortly’ bring forward plans to end traumatising conversion therapy after two years of delay
This post was originally published on this siteUK equalities minster Liz Truss has responded to demands that she finally ban conversion therapy, saying she will “shortly be bringing forward plans” to end the horrific and traumatising practice. So-called gay conversion therapy is often compared to torture and has been linked to higher...
This post was originally published on this siteHow to help teach your children about activism, tolerance, morality, and violence against Black people through conversation, books and more.
This post was originally published on this siteMassive law enforcement budgets have only increased in recent years. Activists are calling to defund the police and invest that money into communities of color
This post was originally published on this site“For many Americans, the simple act of leaving the house is an act of bravery.”
This post was originally published on this site Welcome to Queerty’s latest entry in our series, Queerantined: Daily Dose. Every weekday as long as the COVID-19 pandemic has us under quarantine, we’ll release a suggested bit of gloriously queer entertainment designed to keep you from getting stir crazy in the house. Each weekend, we...
This post was originally published on this siteVia Twitter Police in Spain have announced the arrest of Nacho Vidal, an adult performer, in connection with the 2019 death of Jose Luis Abad, a fashion photographer. Abad died after ingesting toxic toad venom as part of an elaborate mystic ritual. “The...
This post was originally published on this siteCBS Sacramento/screenshotWitness say police fired at peaceful protestors and even bystanders. “I am very lucky to be alive.”
This post was originally published on this site Peaceful protesters getting tear-gassed but I’m so glad Ivanka didn’t forget her purse! What on earth is she carrying in there? Her pride? Her soul? S’mores? pic.twitter.com/sbzHxo4SzY — Asha Rangappa (@AshaRangappa_) June 2, 2020 After driving her own fashion line into the...
The Trump administration just asked the Supreme Court to make it legal to ban same-sex couples from adopting
This post was originally published on this siteThe Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to allow adoption agencies to discriminate against same-sex couples in the name of religion. Department of Justice attorneys submitted a 35-page brief to the Supreme Court asking it to rule in favour of Catholic Social...
This post was originally published on this siteTwitter/Rosenberg/Gould CummingsOne activist’s arm was broken and he required multiple staples to close wounds on his head, but he wasn’t given medical attention for the 11 hours he was held in custody.
This post was originally published on this siteVia Wikimedia Commons Amid her campaigning for social justice, actress Lili Reinhart just came out of the closet. The actress, known for her role as Betty Cooper on Riverdale, made the declaration via Instagram story. Reinhart made the post to help advertise an LGBTQ...
Evangelical leader Franklin Graham praises Trump attack on protestors & chastises Christians instead
This post was originally published on this siteShutterstockChristian leaders from around the globe have condemned the desecration of sacred ground, but anti-LGBTQ evangelical leader Franklin Graham is marching in lockstep with Trump.