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Trump official Ben Carson refuses to apologise for anti-trans comments in fiery exchange United States secretary of housing and urban development Ben Carson has refused to apologise for anti-transgender comments while facing a grilling before Congress.

Viral video asking if guys prefer masc men has broken gay Twitter This is the way gay Twitter ends, not with a bang, but with a viral video about masc men in which certain pockets of the community's internalised homophobia and misogyny leap out.

R&B singer Tank says sucking d k doesn’t make you gay and points have been made R&B singer Tank has argued that performing oral sex on other men does not make you gay. The singer made the claim while appearing on podcast Lip Service to promote new album Elevation. Host Angela Yee had asked: "Let's say he sucked a d**k one time… say twice… does that make him gay?" Tank patiently explained: "No, here's the thing.

Acephobia in the LGBT community But this week, we take a moment to look at a group that is usually ignored, yet also one of the most maligned by cisgender people, heterosexual people and other LGBT people: Those of us who are on the asexual spectrum. This week is Asexual Awareness Week.

RuPaul just announced Celebrity Drag Race and fans are conflicted, to say the least RuPaul's reign of televised drag queen realness is tightening its grip as the host unveiled the latest instalment today: RuPaul's Celebrity Drag Race.

UK LGBT Hate Crimes Stats Make Shocking Reading New hate crimes data for the United Kingdom shows a shocking number of incidents targeting LGBT people. As I was reading these figures, the need for LGBT-inclusive classes in UK schools has never been more apparent.

A straight Trump supporter accidentally spawned a gay meme Social media users took screenshots of Pamela's comment and its aforementioned responses and began clowning her around the web. One person even turned the phrase, "It's a gay bar, Pamela," into a rainbow-colored enamel pin - it's available for $10 with 50% of proceeds going to Out Front Minnesota, the state's leading LGBTQ organization.

Climate change could briefly be a good thing - if you're a lesbian sea turtle Climate change is causing sea turtle populations to become overwhelmingly female – good news for any lesbian sea turtles out there, but only very briefly.

2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the White Night Riot. "He got away with murder!" Related: Ian McKellen reciting Harvey Milk's famous speech will make you proud to be gay. For those unaware of the details behind the murders, the short version is this.

Companies with LGBT-supportive policies outperform competition - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive - Windy City Times Why do LGBT-supportive policies impact the bottom line favorably? My colleagues and I were among the first researchers to demonstrate a link between LGBT-supportive policies and firm performance, but we weren't able to tease out exactly why this occurs.

Black LGBT leaders rebuke Trump for 'lynching' tweet Black leaders in the LGBT community are rebuking President Trump for comparing the impeachment inquiry against him to lynching - a practice that claimed the lives of thousands of black Americans over the course the nation's history.

Supreme Court Hears Three Cases on Rights Of LGBT Employees On the first week of its new term, the U.S. " big issue right now raging the country is bathroom usage-same-sex bathroom usage," Justice Sonia Sotomayor said during the Oct. 8 arguments.

The mother who started the gender-reveal party craze really wants you to stop throwing gender-reveal parties The mother who, in 2008, held a gender-reveal party for her firstborn child - inadvertently starting a trend that has resulted in forest fires, explosions and broken bones - now regrets the idea.

Marie Osmond says sexual abuse made her think she might be gay She said that when she was little men made her sick because of the sexual abuse she suffered…

Trans woman says a police officer saw her being severely beaten & did nothing Condon told ABC 4 News, "It can be scary to file a police report… The fear of not being believed, the fear of not being respected, not being listened to, those are all very valid fears… and that's why we've offered her and certainly offer any member of our community help."

Struggling for a last-minute Halloween costume? PinkNews has you covered… Halloween, otherwise known as Gay Christmas, is right around the corner and we know you're panicking about what to wear. If you haven't planned far enough ahead to make a Galarian Ponyta costume or to dress up as Wagatha Christie, then PinkNews has you covered.

Pete Buttigieg surges into third place in Democratic race in Iowa poll Pete Buttigieg has surged into third place in the key state of Iowa, according to polling. The out South Bend mayor is proving surprisingly popular in the traditionally-conservative state, surpassing Bernie Sanders to make it into third place.

LGBT and African American homeless youth at huge risk of human trafficking, according to study More than half of homeless young people in Atlanta, Georgia, have been victims of human trafficking and LGBT+ and African American youth are most at risk, according to a new study.

White straight man rants about a ‘queer running for president’ while claiming white straight men have very few rights A county official in Tennessee went on an anti-gay, racist rant during a public meeting, saying that the US has a "queer running for president" and claiming that "the white male in this country has very few rights".

Football players taunted a 14-year-old male cheerleader, but he handled it like a pro Football players at Wilcox High School in Santa Clara chanted the word "fag" at a 14-year-old male cheerleader who was cheering at the game and called him "gay." Related: A gay teen who was brutally bullied for years fought back. He got 14 years in prison for it.

The Daily Mail finally reveals who it thinks is the ‘powerful trans lobby’. It’s one man in a flower crown The Daily Mail has finally revealed the face of what it likes to call the "powerful trans lobby" - and it's one trans man in a flower crown. The newspaper was reacting to the news that sanitary-product brand Always will be removing a female symbol from its products to make them inclusive of trans people who menstruate.

It’s 2019 and for some reason same-sex marriage is still being ‘debated’ on live TV As thousands celebrated that same-sex marriage has become a reality in Northern Ireland, a Christian lobby group head expressed her fury at the news on This Morning today.

Republican politician calls Buttigieg a 'queer' during council meeting The public applauded and shouted "Amen" when he was done ranting about gays and Democrats…

Sark, population 500, is last part of British Isles without same-sex marriage Homophobes fleeing the introduction of same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland have just one place left in the British Isles they can go. Same-sex marriage has now been made legal in England and Wales, Scotland, the Republic of Ireland, the Isle of Man, Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney and Northern Ireland.

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