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Chinese LGBT University Students Targeted By WeChat Account Cull

Dozens of LGBT university students in China have had their WeChat accounts deleted suggesting the account had received complaints about the social media content. Fears...
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Rainbow Star Vandalised Just Hours After Completion

A rainbow star painted on the surface of the Turku Theatre Bridge, on the southwest coast of Finland, has been vandalised only hours after...
Harper's Bazaar Mexican Editor in Chief Lucia Alarcón

Harper’s Bazaar Editor Shares Conversion Therapy Video

Fashion magazine Harper's Bazaar is investigating Lucia Alarcón, editor-in-chief of the Mexican version of the magazine and part-time cousin of former Mexican labour minister...
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BODIES AND VOICES OF QUEER SAO PAULO EXPOSED IN NEW PUBLICATION

Readers are invited to travel virtually to São Paulo in Brazil and get to know a cross-section of local gay, bi, queer, and trans...
Warships fly the rainbow flag during Bergen Boat Parade (BT.no)

Rainbow Flags Fly on a Norwegian Warship for the First Time...

For the first time in history, a rainbow flag was raised aboard a Norwegian warship on the weekend as the annual Bergen Pride Parade...
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Christian Boys School Flies Rainbow Flag for Pride Month

In recognition of Pride Month, a world-renowned Christian school in South Africa has flown the rainbow flag from the top of the school's bell...
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Tennis Player Investigated Over Homophobic On Court Expletives

Danish tennis player Holger Rune has caused an uproar and forced the ATP Tour to open an investigation into homophobic expletives that the 18-year-old...
LGBTQ + demonstration in Windhoek Namibia, on May 20. Photo Instagram / Equal Namibia

Namibia to End Outdated Gay Sex Ban

The justice minister of Namibia says a colonial-era law that criminalises gay sex between men could soon be scrapped calling the legislation “outdated and...
Everyone is Awesome Lego Pride Set (Lego)

Lego Release First Ever LGBTQIA+ Set

For the first time in its 72 year history, Lego is using Pride Month to release an official LGBTQ Pride set called "Everyone is...

PANDEMIC FORCES MR GAY WORLD TO GO ONLINE

In 2020 the Covid-19 pandemic forced organisers of Mr Gay World to postpone their face-to-face event until 2021, but with continuing issues across the...

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