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Nohemi Medina Martinez and Yulizsa Ramirez were visiting family in Mexico when they were murdered. (Facebook/ Nohemi Medina Martinez) LGBT+ and feminist groups have taken to the streets of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, in protest after a lesbian couple were tortured and murdered. Nohemi Medina Martinez and Yulizsa Ramirez, both 28 and living in Texas, were
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Jack Monroe. (Mike Marsland/WireImage) Budget cooking blogger Jack Monroe has laid bare the brutal and “infuriating” reality of Britain’s cost of living crisis. Prices in Britain rose at their fastest pace in 30 years in December, the Office for National Statistics said Wednesday (19 January). Energy bills, grocery expenses, household goods, motor fuel costs and
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Britney Spears and her sister Jamie Lynn Spears (Getty/J. Meritt/Michael Loccisano) Britney Spears has sent her sister Jamie Lynn Spears a case and desist letter over the ongoing promotional tour for her new memoir, Things I Should Have Said. The singer’s lawyer Mathew Rosengart has issued a forceful legal letter in which the “Stronger” hitmaker
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American screenwriter and director Joss Whedon. (JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images) For fans of Joss Whedon, the American screenwriter behind countless cult classics and big-budget blockbusters was always something of a “god”. Whedon, after all, is everywhere. A staple of many a generations’ childhood, from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel, Toy Story and The
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Betty White arrives at the ‘Dr Suess’ The Lorax’ Los Angeles premiere at Universal Studios Hollywood on 19 February 2012. (Getty/Jason Merritt) Betty White’s assistant shared “one of the last photos” of the late Golden Girls star to mark what would have been her 100th birthday. Monday (17 January) would have been Betty White’s centenary,
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr (1929-1968) sits at a table during The Nation Institute California Conference circa 1967 in Los Angeles, California. (Getty/Martin Mills) Martin Luther King Jr’s family and activists have vowed to “restore the very voting rights protection” the late civil rights leader fought to protect. King’s family and over 100 groups honoured his
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Jorge Diaz-Johnston. (Facebook/ Don Diaz-Johnston) Police in Florida have opened a homicide investigation, after LGBT+ rights hero Jorge Diaz-Johnston was found dead in a landfill. Diaz-Johnston, 54, was one of those who fought for the legalisation of same-sex marriage in Florida. In 2014, he and his husband were among six same-sex couples who sued the Miami-Dade
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Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi and J Mase III are holding their fourth iteration of their #TransphobiaIsASin Campaign. (Instagram/@jmaseiii) A group of activists invite social media to join their campaign to ‘disrupt the religious violence trans people experience every day’. Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi and J Mase III edited the Black Trans Prayer Book to dismantle
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Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness and season six star Angel Flores. (Getty/Roy Rochlin/Instagram) Queer Eye‘s Jonathan Van Ness has melted the heart of fans after revealing he’s become close friends with beloved contestant Angel Flores following her appearance on season six of the Netflix show. The transgender powerlifter had been struggling to find herself and
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Sarah Palin visits “Extra” at Universal Studios Hollywood on 4 December 2015 in Universal City, California. (Getty/Noel Vasquez) Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin went on a bizarre rant accusing “liberals” of trying to “pound” sex in people’s minds. Palin, who once rapped Sir Mix-a-Lot’s “Baby Got Back” in a pink and purple bear suit on
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Jamie Lynn Spears, sister of the pop superstar, is to appear in a tell-all Good Morning America interview. (Screen captures via Twitter/ABC) Jamie Lynn Spears is appearing on Good Morning America to discuss her “rift” with sister and pop superstar Britney Spears. The former child actor opened up about her strained relationship with her sister
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