LGBTQ Entertainment News

The Olympic rings outside the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Lausanne (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has once again delayed its transgender guidelines for sport because of “very conflicting opinions”. The new guidelines for international sports federations are not expected to be released until after the Beijing Winter Olympics in February
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In the throwback photo, Leslie Jordan would have been in his early to mid-twenties. (Getty/ Jim Steinfeldt/Michael Ochs Archives and Instagram/ thelesliejordan) Actor Leslie Jordan has shared a topless throwback picture from 1980, inspiring thirst across the internet. On Sunday (19 September), Jordan took to Instagram to share a photo of himself more than 40
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Lil Nas X at the Met Gala 2021. (Sean Zanni/Patrick McMullan via Getty) Lil Nas X’s strikingly personal, deeply affecting debut album Montero is here– and there’s a lot to unpack in its lyrics. The critically-acclaimed album features previously-heard songs like “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” and “Industry Baby”, but it also includes numerous new
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Gersson Saavedra. (Screen capture via NBC) A gay man was knocked unconscious and left with severe spinal injuries in a hate crime that has left him deeply shaken and requiring surgery. Two men reportedly targeted Gersson Saavedra in Barrio Logan, an artistic neighbourhood of San Diego, California, on 12 September. He told NBC’s San Diego
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The younger brother of a TikTok user gave his homophobic pal a good talking to. (Screen capture via TikTok) A Tiktoker’s brother has given a masterclass in eviscerating homophobic video gamers – and he’s only 12. In two viral TikToks which has been viewed millions of times, the younger brother of user @BumbleBee__ happily plays
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Participants holding placards supporting the LGBT+ community during Krakow Equality March, attended by over 5,000 people. (Alex Bona/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty) Poland has been ordered to pay compensation to a woman whose children were taken away because she is queer, Europe’s leading human rights court has ruled. Judges for the European Court of Human Rights
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Amazon Studios is developing a live-action series based on ‘She-Ra’, and fans are not happy about it. (Netflix) Amazon is developing a She-Ra live-action series, and fans are concerned the new reboot could do away with LGBT+ representation in the franchise. Variety reported the Amazon Studios reboot is still in the early stages, and there
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Andrew James says he started an LGBT+ support group on Facebook after he was viciously assaulted on a night out ‘for being gay’. (Facebook/@andrewjamespsychicmedium) A South Yorkshire man has started an LGBT+ support group after he was punched during a night out ‘for being gay’. Andrew James, a psychic medium, told the Star that he
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Nigerian lesbian couple, Amara and Olayinka, have bravely tied the knot with a heartwarming post on social media despite the country’s fervent anti-LGBT+ laws. (Instagram/@the_amarion) A brave lesbian couple has symbolically tied the knot with a heartwarming post on social media despite Nigeria’s fervent anti-LGBT+ laws. LGBT+ activist and YouTuber Amara shared a series of
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Marsha De Cordova. (Dave Benett/Getty Images) British Labour Party politician Marsha de Cordova has quit her role on the opposition frontbench as shadow women and equalities minister. Her abrupt departure from the shadow cabinet was announced by the Battersea MP Tuesday afternoon (14 September) on Twitter, a decision made with “much sadness”. Now taking to
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Participant march in the Tokyo Rainbow Pride parade on the streets of Tokyo, Japan. (Alessandro Di Ciommo/NurPhoto via Getty Images) A Japanese politician has apologised after referring to LGBT+ people as a “disease” during a discussion about school uniforms. Toshikatsu Ehara, 63, a member of the Tomisato Municipal Assembly, made controversial comments during a local
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Actor Nicholas Brendon. (Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images) Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Nicholas Brendon is struggling to walk after suffering from “paralysis in his genitals and legs”. A representative for the actor, who played token straight white man Xander Harris in the beloved television show, confirmed to the Daily Mail that the 50-year-old’s consistent back pain
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Jackary, also known as the ‘CEO of aggressive allies’ on TikTok, breaks down why it is important for allies to normalise pronouns by adding them on social media bios. (TikTok/@jackary17) The accurately titled “CEO of aggressive allies” gave a TikTok masterclass on why normalising pronouns is an important sign of allyship. With pure boss vibes,
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