Homophobia LGBT Politics & News 

Is this bus driver actually serious?!

So this bus driver has clearly lost his mind ! After an openly gay student boarded the school bus, the part-time driver decided to use the PA system on the vehicle to make a string of anti-gay slurs. “No faggot activity will be permitted on this bus” is one of the apparent statments he made accroding to the Facebook post by the Nicholas County Democrats. Another was “In my Bible it states that ‘faggots will burn in hell’ and i will not condone it” The driver is apparently also a West Virginia…

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Same Sex Marriage Means Kids Can’t Say Mum and Dad…

So the stupidity of people really has no bounds. And this time its an Australian senator who has made the clearly bizarre claims. Pauline Hanson, who is the leader of the far-right party One Nation, explained that she was going to outright ignore the majority Yes vote and has accused gay people of trying to “take the word marriage” from straight people. “Have we considered the children” she asked, sounding like the hysterical Helen Lovejoy from the popular tv show The Simpson. “What may come of this, is that kids…

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Politics & News 

The Tories Are At It Again..

This time it is Tory Councillor, Luke Stubbs, who has been angered by the gender neutral clothing line at John Lewis. So much so that he has suggested that people burn their John Lewis loyalty cards. Because of that is obviously a rational reaction… What he seems to be personally offended by is that John Lewis have instead decided to start marketing their clothing as childrenswear instead of separating them into boys and girls sections. After spotting a complaint on the facebook page, where a woman stated, “How do I cancel my…

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LGBT Politics & News 

Jackie Beat Gets Political…Again

This is not the first time this Drag Queen has come across as political, and in her latest Facebook video, we expect nothing less than what we received. She captions the video with : “This goes out to all my LGBTQ brothers & sisters – especially those with any level of fame… It’s time to speak your mind. This is NOT “business as usual.” I understand avoiding politics, but this goes beyond mere politics. This is about humanity & decency. So, FUCKING SPEAK UP. What are you waiting for?” A…

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Trans Soldier Ban: U.S Displays It’s Lack of Social Superpower Status

The U.S has had a terrible week for LGBT+ rights this week. Firstly, the U.S. appointed an anti-LGBT ambassador to the Netherlands, the first nation to legalise same-sex marriage and one of the most tolerant countries in the world. President Donald Trump has further announced that transgender individuals will no longer be able to serve in any capacity within the U.S. military. The responses were varied. Log Cabin Republicans President Gregory T. Angelo said: “This smacks of politics, pure and simple. The United States military already includes transgender individuals who…

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LGBT Politics & News 

Germany Enter The 21st Century – Same Sex Marriage is Legal!

It has finally happened, Germany are stepping up and finally catching up with the rest of the world. After a vote on Friday, and an emotional session in Parliament, a short and suddenly scheduled debated ended with an eye opening reveal that Germany would be legalising same sex marriage, along with various other European countries. Congratulations Germany! https://t.co/V6UeCnjLiU — Humanists UK (@Humanists_UK) June 30, 2017 Before this vote, same sex couples could have civil unions but could not be legally married. And while it  was clear through various polls that…

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Conservatives the New LGBT Ally? Social Media Says No!

Pink News CEO, Benjamin Cohen,  has recently defended the choice to award previous Conservative Prime Minister, David Cameron, with the title of ally of the year. The Marriage Act 2013 was still strongly opposed by Conservatives, with the majority voting against. The votes against totalled to 136 Conservatives, 22 Labour, 4 Liberal Democrats, 8 DUP and 2 independents. The votes for totalled to 127 Conservatives, 217 Labour, 44 Liberal Democrats and 8 others. Benjamin Cohen stated that: “It’s pretty simple that the previous winners of this award have been Ed…

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Orlando – One Year On.

On the 12th June 2016, the world was rocked by another shooting, this one taking place in a popular gay nightclub called Pulse in Orlando. Taking the lives of 49 people and injuring 58 others, a security guard, Omar Mateen opened fire in the club at 2am during its Latin themed night in which 300 people were in attendance. Now a year on, we remember the victims, who lost their lives in this tragic event. With Pulse becoming an unofficial site of remembrance, as early in the morning hundreds of…

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