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LBGT History Month

Internationally in 2017 we celebrated LGBTIQ rights and history, as same sex marriage was legalised in Finland, Malta, Guernsey, Falkland Islands, …

Human Rights

Mississippi Town Shuts Down Pride Parade, Leaving Organizers in Tears

The aldermen denied a permit for the parade and offered no explanation why.

LGBTQI

Trump administration withdraws federal protections for transgender students

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration on Wednesday night withdrew Obama-era protections for transgender students in public schools that let them use bathrooms and facilities corresponding with their gender identity.<p>The announcement is a significant victory for opponents of the Obama …

LGBTQI

Headspace: Trans People Reveal Their Daily Struggles In Powerful Short Film

'Is he looking over here?'<p>A powerful short film has offered an insight into the daily challenges of being trans.<p>Made in an attempt to promote …

After Trump’s win, free wedding and legal services offered in the gay community

Casie, a transgender software engineer who doesn’t identify as male or female, has been planning to legally file for a name change to match their …

Teenager raped in central Manchester after attack by a man and two women

A teenager was raped after being thrown to the ground and robbed by two women in a “horrendous attack” in Manchester city centre.<p>The 18-year-old woman was grabbed and hurled to the floor by a man in his early 20s, police said.<p>She was then pinned to the ground by the man and a woman, while a second …

Manchester

Appeals court overturns Virginia school's transgender bathroom rule

A policy barring a transgender student from using the boys' restrooms at his Virginia high school is discriminatory, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.<p>In a case closely watched by public schools and transgender-rights activists across the country, a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit …

LGBTQI

Colombia Takes a Major Step for Marriage Equality

Same-sex couples in Colombia just got a big win. In a 6-3 vote, the country's Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that marriages aren’t exclusive to herterosexual men and women, paving the way for legal unions for lesbian, gay and bisexual couples.<p>“All human beings … have the fundamental right …

China bans same-sex romance from TV screens

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> Chinese censors say television shows shouldn't include story lines involving gay relationships, plus other topics that "exaggerate the dark side of society," according to new guidelines.<p>The eight-page document on "vulgar, immoral and unhealthy content" posted on the website of the …

China

'Religious freedom' laws are about the freedom to discriminate

Across the land, heroic male legislators are rising up to protect the lives and virtue of women and girls from sexual predators.<p>They are not, as one might hope, enacting laws that would prevent men convicted of domestic violence from owning firearms, even though that would save precious female …

Rights groups sue North Carolina governor regarding new transgender law

[JURIST] North Carolina individuals and civil rights groups filed [complaint,PDF] a lawsuit on Monday against Governor Pat McCrory [official website] …

NYC St. Patrick's parade drops gay pride ban - and Ireland can see it on TV

For 20 years, Irish-American Emmaia Gelman has been on the sidelines of New York's storied St. Patrick's Day Parade every March, protesting instead of participating.<p>But on Thursday, Gelman will finally march up Fifth Avenue. A year after a limited easing of the parade's prohibition on gay groups, …

LGBTQI

Horror flick Lights Out launches first trailer – watch

A promising feature-length editorial debut for David F. Sandberg<p>Darkness-based horror movie <i>Lights Out</i> – a feature-length riff on an award-winning …

The Lights Out Trailer Will Make You Sleep With The Lights On

2 years ago<p>Look, we write about horror movies here at Cinema Blend. It’s what we do. Over time we have become fairly jaded with what constitutes …

Doctor Who Showrunner Steven Moffat to Leave the TARDIS

Broadchurch creator Chris Chibnall to take over in 2018.<p>Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat will leave the popular BBC series at the end of the next …

TV Series

Watch Amy Poehler Absolutely Slay A Cover Of "The Rose"

She stopped by Tenacious D's third annual Festival Supreme on Saturday night.

Amy Poehler