• Laura Dern’s Star Wars 8 character might be LGBT
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    Ryan Leston

    Laura Dern’s Star Wars 8 character might be LGBT

    It looks as though Laura Dern might be playing the first LGBT character in the galaxy far, far away.

  • Ministry Of Funny asks straight people 'ridiculous' questions LGBT folks get all the time
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    Elizabeth Tong

    Ministry Of Funny asks straight people 'ridiculous' questions LGBT folks get all the time

    Local online comedy group Ministry Of Funny shared a video on Saturday (1 July) of comedian Haresh Tilani asking people on the streets the common questions frequently posed to those in the LGBT community. Interviewees looked confused after being asked if they have always been straight. Another interviewee was asked if he was attracted to men or women, followed by whether he “prefers the vagina over the penis”.

  • ‘The Babadook’ Headed Back to Theaters for LGBT Fundraiser Screenings
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    The Wrap

    ‘The Babadook’ Headed Back to Theaters for LGBT Fundraiser Screenings

    “The Babadook” is creeping beyond internet-icon status and heading back to movie screens after its titular monster became the star of June’s monthlong gay pride celebration. Los Angeles art house Arena Cinelounge will host five days of screenings, with a portion of proceeds going to “LBTQ awareness,” from June 23-27, the boutique theater announced on Sunday.

  • The Babadook has unexpectedly become an LGBT icon
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    Ryan Leston

    The Babadook has unexpectedly become an LGBT icon

    The Babadook is one of the weirdest gay icons we've seen so far.

  • Guardians of the Galaxy star says ‘homophobes can suck my balls’
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    Ryan Leston

    Guardians of the Galaxy star says ‘homophobes can suck my balls’

    Dave Bautista won't stand for homophobia... and he has a few words of support for LGBT folk.

  • Not just a phase: A Singaporean opens up about being a transgender
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    Your Life

    Not just a phase: A Singaporean opens up about being a transgender

    I was raised in a Catholic family, and attended an all-girls, convent primary school where strict grooming regulations were in place. I couldn’t stand having long hair, but a certain length was required for school.

  • Do LGBT characters in movies affect ticket sales?
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    Marcus Goh

    Do LGBT characters in movies affect ticket sales?

    Judging from the online outrage last month over the inclusion of gay characters in "Beauty and the Beast" and "Power Rangers", you'd have thought that those two films would have fared terribly at the box office. However, both are still screening in cinemas today, more than a month later.

  • Power Rangers features first openly gay superhero
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    Ryan Leston

    Power Rangers features first openly gay superhero

    The new ‘Power Rangers’ movie is getting a lot of buzz. According to The Hollywood Reporter, this makes ‘Power Rangers’ a truly ground-breaking movie – featuring the first ever open gay superhero on the big screen. “Power Rangers is breaking down a barrier no superhero movie has before,” they explain.

  • Transgender Beauty Pageant Contestant Crowned Winner
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    Transgender Beauty Pageant Contestant Crowned Winner

    The largest beauty pageant for transgender women has a winner: Thailand’s Jiratchaya Sirimongkolnawin was crowned Miss International Queen on Friday.

  • Disney Just Aired Its First Same-Sex Kiss in Animated Cartoon
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    Hello Giggles

    Disney Just Aired Its First Same-Sex Kiss in Animated Cartoon

    Even though it often feels like we’re sliding backward as far as social progressivism goes, there are still so many moments that…

  • Lesbian Couple Named Prom King and Queen in Florida
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    Nora Crotty

    Lesbian Couple Named Prom King and Queen in Florida

    Lindsey Creel and Brie Grimes, seniors at Leon High School in Tallahassee, Fla. who have been dating for three years, were recently voted prom king and queen.

  • School Threatens to Call Police on Girl Who Wore Tux to Prom
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    Nora Crotty

    School Threatens to Call Police on Girl Who Wore Tux to Prom

    Such was the lesson learned by teenager Aniya Wolf when she attended her prom last week at Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg, Penn. Since she was a little kid, Wolf has preferred to dress in a more typically masculine way, favoring pants and sneakers over skirts and heels. “I’ve just always been like this, ever since I was little,” she told her local ABC news affiliate. As Wolf’s mother, Carolyn, explains, they sent out a last-minute email in an attempt to dissuade her daughter from wearing a suit, explaining that only male students were permitted to wear suits to prom, and female students were required to wear dresses. “I told them that I had read the dress code that was given to the students and I didn’t think that it precluded her from wearing a suit,” said Wolf’s mother.

  • Fighting Transphobia, One Manicure at a Time
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    Noël Duan

    Fighting Transphobia, One Manicure at a Time

    I want to wait until I’ve transitioned more.” The 23-year-old runs Nail Transphobia, a campaign that tackles transphobia through pop-up nail salons where strangers can get their nails done for free by a trans person. The project, conceived by Craggs while she was a 21-year-old undergraduate studying Creative Direction at the London College of Fashion, was actually never intended to come to fruition.