LGBT

Groundbreaking new campaign encourages South Asian gay and bisexual men to get tested for HIV

A new campaign from the Gay Men’s Health Project (GMFA) is encouraging gay and bisexual men from South Asian communities to get tested for HIV. The campaign is called Me. Him. Us. and follows in the f...[Read More]

A website for straight men is being dragged to hell and back after mistakenly tweeting a Grindr conversation

A website aimed at straight men is being dragged spectacularly on Twitter after it shared a screenshot of a Grindr chat and assumed it was between straight and cisgender people. The screenshot – which...[Read More]

Irish church elder says he was ‘bullied’ and ‘dehumanised’ for being gay and married to a man

Presbyterian Church leaders told Steven Smyrl his marriage was 'incompatible' with his role. (BBC) Steven Smyrl, an elder in the Irish Presbyterian Church who was dismissed from his position for being...[Read More]

Dawson’s Creek star Kerr Smith kisses and tells all on iconic moment in gay history

Dawson’s Creek actor Kerr Smith has opened up about what it was like to be part of that iconic gay kiss on the hit show. Smith’s character Jack came out over the course of two episodes in 1998 and sha...[Read More]

Drag Race UK’s Snatch Game is almost here and the internet is already shook

RuPaul will quiz the queens in the Snatch Game. (BBC) Drag Race UK is about to unleash the Snatch Game onto the BBC and the internet is beside itself with excitement. After a sewing challenge which sh...[Read More]

What’s Current: Johnson & Johnson to pay $117 million in vaginal mesh lawsuit

What’s Current is Feminist Current’s daily news roundup. Embed from Getty Images Johnson & Johnson agrees to pay $117 million in a settlement over claims that the company deceptively marketed vagi...[Read More]

Prison guards are mocking trans inmates and sharing their personal information in private Facebook groups

Strawberry Hampton, a trans inmate in Illinois who was finally transferred to a women's prison in February this year. (MacArthur Justice Center) At least 25 Illinois prison employees participated in o...[Read More]

Staunch LGBT ally and fierce adversary of Trump, Elijah Cummings, has passed away

Elijah Cummings has sadly passed away after complications from longstanding health problems. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty) Tributes are pouring in for the Democratic congressman and staunch LGBT+ ally, Eli...[Read More]

Pop-up LGBT gym offers alternative to ‘toxic, hyper masculine’ gym culture

A gym near Boston is offering a pop-up session catering exclusively to the LGBT+ community, who often don’t feel comfortable exercising in regular gyms. CORE gym in Brookline offers specific Queer Gym...[Read More]

Original Dancing on Ice judge has concerns over same-sex pairing on the show

Jason Gardiner was a judge on Dancing on Ice for 13 years. (Getty) Former Dancing on Ice judge Jason Gardiner has said that he has concerns over whether same-sex pairings on the show will be “handled ...[Read More]

Frank Ocean’s new queer club night is called PrEP+ and we want to go there immediately

Frank Ocean has launched his own queer “safe space” club night in New York City called PrEP+. The out ‘Thinking Bout You’ musician, who has been out of the spotlight for several years, will co-host th...[Read More]

Ann Widdecombe, who thinks homosexuality can be cured, confronted on live TV for ‘peddling’ hate

Ann Widdecombe, the Brexit party member who thinks homosexuality can be “cured”, was confronted live on TV by a man who accused her of “peddling hate”. Widdecombe was speaking on Channel 5’s Brexit de...[Read More]