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1 day ago
Isaiah Lee, Dave Chappelle's attacker, has claimed that the comedian's LGBTQ jokes triggered his attack against him (Chappelle).  Accused of attacking Chappelle on stage earlier this month, Lee said he found the comedian's jokes about the LGBT community "triggering". Speaking to The New York Post from the Twin Towers Correctional Facility, Lee said, "I identify…
30 Apr
A court in eSwatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy where homosexuality is still banned, has rejected a bid by the country's leading LGBTQ rights group for official recognition, the group said Saturday. The judges "continually state that the organisation wants to sell sex to the public. This is nowhere found in the mandate and vision of…
1 Nov 2021
American-Indian actor Kal Penn has publicly opened up about his sexuality, announcing his engagement to his partner of ten years.  The Harold & Kumar actor revealed that he fell in love with his fiancé, Josh while working for the Obama administration 11 years ago. "I discovered my own sexuality relatively late in life compared to…
5 Aug 2021
A group of prominent HIV/AIDS organizations have reached out to rapper DaBaby for a private meeting after his controversial comments about people living with HIV/AIDS. 11 organizations, including GLAAD and the Black AIDS Institute, have requested a private meeting with the Charlotte rapper to educate him about HIV in the hopes that he could serve…
28 Jun 2021
England captain Harry Kane will wear a rainbow armband in support of the LGBTQ communities during Tuesday's Euro 2020 last-16 tie against Germany.
25 Jun 2021
EU leaders holding a summit Thursday attacked Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban over a new law in his country banning LGBTQ content in schools, which they view as homophobic and contrary to EU values.
21 Jun 2021
Japanese Women's World Cup star Kumi Yokoyama has come out as a transgender man -- one of the few athletes to do so in a country where LGBTQ rights lag behind other developed nations.
20 Jun 2021
The driver of a pickup truck slammed into a crowd gathering for a Pride parade Saturday in south Florida, killing one man and injuring another, authorities said.
20 May 2021
Lego is launching a rainbow-themed LGBTQ+ set called 'Everyone Is Awesome' with no gender assigned to all but one of the figures. Pale blue, white, and pink represent the transgender community, while black and brown stand for the different skin colours across the LGBTQ+ community, according to The Guardian. The purple figure is the only…
19 May 2021
The United States on Tuesday made it easier to pass citizenship to children born through surrogates or in-vitro fertilization, a move sought by the LGBTQ community after resistance under former president Donald Trump.
23 Apr 2021
Kehlani, who has long identified as queer and bisexual, proclaimed herself a lesbian via a TikTok post on Thursday. In her video, the singer and songwriter said, “I am gay, gay, gay. … I finally know I’m a lesbian.” The Oakland-born artist joked about coming out to her family as a lesbian. “We know, duh,”…
19 Apr 2021
A popular Nigerian evangelical preacher, TB Joshua, has called on his followers to "pray for YouTube" after the platform blocked his channel over allegations of hate speech against LGBTQ people. The founder of The Synagogue Church of All Nations, a Christian megachurch in Lagos, is one of Africa's most influential preachers with a large following…

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