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  • Authors at JK Rowling’s agency are quitting in support of trans community
    by Sam Damshenas on 24/06/2020 at 4:57 pm

    Four authors have resigned from JK Rowling’s literary agency after they reportedly declined to issue a public statement in support of transgender rights. Drew Davies, Fox Fisher and Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir quit their roles at Blair Partnership, which is based in London, because they believed the company couldn’t “support our rights at all avenues”. The post Authors at JK Rowling’s agency are quitting in support of trans community appeared first on Gay Times.

  • Ongina shares incredible three-in-one runway for Drag Race All Stars 5
    by Sam Damshenas on 24/06/2020 at 3:52 pm

    Ongina has shared the lewk she would’ve worn for this week’s three-in-one Drag Race runway. The beloved entertainer made an untimely exit on week two of All Stars 5, roughly 11 years after she left audiences slain on the show’s groundbreaking first season – you know, the one with the vaseline filter? Sadly, that means The post Ongina shares incredible three-in-one runway for Drag Race All Stars 5 appeared first on Gay Times.

  • Britney Spears says she loves the LGBTQ+ community “so much it hurts” in Pride video
    by Sam Damshenas on 24/06/2020 at 2:53 pm

    Britney Spears is an angel and we must protect her at all costs. The pop legend, who has been an advocate for LGBTQ+ rights throughout her entire 20+ year career, has just voiced her support for the community once again in an adorable and heartfelt Instagram video. “To all my friends at the LGBTQ community, The post Britney Spears says she loves the LGBTQ+ community “so much it hurts” in Pride video appeared first on Gay Times.

  • Gabon lawmakers vote to decriminalise homosexuality
    by Sam Damshenas on 24/06/2020 at 2:27 pm

    It has become one of the few countries in sub-Saharan Africa to do so. Gabon lawmakers have voted to reverse an archaic law that criminalised homosexuality, making it one of the few countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to legalise sexual relations between people of the same sex. In July 2019, Gabon became the 70th country in The post Gabon lawmakers vote to decriminalise homosexuality appeared first on Gay Times.

  • UTOPIA: Living in an equal world
    by Jaguar on 24/06/2020 at 2:19 pm

    I have always been drawn to human connection. That euphoric buzz from peeling back the layers of the soul, and getting to know somebody. I get great satisfaction from it. It’s my life. My intentions are always to connect, which led me to a career in broadcasting and DJing. There’s nothing better than immersing yourself The post UTOPIA: Living in an equal world appeared first on Gay Times.

  • LGBTQ+ activists use drone to place Pride flag on Ukraine’s most idolised monument
    by Sam Damshenas on 24/06/2020 at 12:56 pm

    LGBTQ+ activists in Ukraine have used a drone to place a giant rainbow Pride flag on the Motherland Monument. The treasured statue, which is a part of the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, is located in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, and stands at 102m (335 ft) – taller than The post LGBTQ+ activists use drone to place Pride flag on Ukraine’s most idolised monument appeared first on Gay Times.

  • Jessie Ware on her new album being a ‘thank you’ to the LGBTQ+ community
    by Lewis Corner on 24/06/2020 at 10:45 am

    Sometimes life has a funny way of figuring out giving us what we need, when we need it. For her fourth album, What’s Your Pleasure?, Jessie Ware turned to disco as a vessel to hitch-hike to another reality and create a world of optimism and fantasy for herself. The coincidence here is that the album The post Jessie Ware on her new album being a ‘thank you’ to the LGBTQ+ community appeared first on Gay Times.

  • LGBTQ+ community mourns “proud gay men” killed in Reading terror attack
    by Sam Damshenas on 24/06/2020 at 10:26 am

    Tributes have poured in for the three members of the LGBTQ+ community who tragically lost their lives in the Reading terror attack. On 20 June, David Wails, James Furlong and Joe Ritchie-Bennett were stabbed to death by a lone attacker at Reading’s Forbury Gardens. Three other people were injured but have since been discharged from The post LGBTQ+ community mourns “proud gay men” killed in Reading terror attack appeared first on Gay Times.

  • How to light up your home for Pride this year
    by Lewis Corner on 24/06/2020 at 9:04 am

    This isn’t the Pride season any of us were expecting when Big Ben rang in 2020. For the first time in the 50 years the Pride movement has been an active force for LGBTQ+ liberation, we are restricted with how we can celebrate together as a community in physical spaces like we have done in The post How to light up your home for Pride this year appeared first on Gay Times.

  • Lee Daniels says he’s struggling to get his gay superhero film off the ground
    by Sam Damshenas on 23/06/2020 at 5:32 pm

    “Maybe some white filmmaker will be able to do it. Maybe they’ll give it to a white guy.” Lee Daniels is struggling to make his gay superhero film. Last year, the Oscar-nominated director revealed plans for a gay superhero blockbuster with Super Bitch star Dremon Cooper, who went viral for uploading hilarious videos in which The post Lee Daniels says he’s struggling to get his gay superhero film off the ground appeared first on Gay Times.