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A Jewish university must recognise an LGBTQ+ student group after a judge ruled it is not a “religious corporation”. The New York County Supreme Court found that Yeshiva University (YU) was in violation of the city’s human rights laws by denying the YU Pride Alliance recognition and equal accommodations. Judge Lynn Kolter ordered the university
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In a stunning show of solidarity, WarsawPride and KyivPride united for a single, joyous Pride parade. (WOJTEK RADWANSKI/AFP via Getty Images) In a stunning show of solidarity, Poland’s Warsaw Pride and Ukraine’s KyivPride united for a single, joyous Pride parade in Warsaw. On Saturday (25 June), thousands of glittery protesters flooded the streets of Poland’s capital
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Zarah Sultana blasts Tories’ “anti-trans, anti-refugee, anti-worker” rhetoric (@zarahsultana/Twitter) Labour MP Zarah Sultana has blasted the Tory party’s “disgraceful” anti-trans, anti-refugee and anti-worker rhetoric in an impassioned speech to parliament. Speaking on Wednesday (22 June) in support of the UK-wide rail strikes, Sultana explained that these policies are linked in their “attempt to divide our communities,
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Turkish Coast Guard members intervene a boat carrying refugees, who were trying to go to Greek Islands, after being caught by the Turkish coast guards. (Suleyman Elcin/Anadolu Agency/Getty) On World Refugee Day, we question why things are getting worse for asylum seekers – particularly for LGBTQ+ refugees. Increasingly, governments are pursuing hardline approaches that leave
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Keke Palmer, who stars as Izzy Hawthorne in Lightyear, says the film’s LGBTQ+ representation is “progress”. (Neil Mockford/FilmMagic/YouTube/Pixar/Disney) Lightyear star Keke Palmer has applauded the animated film’s LGBTQ+ representation for “depicting life and love the way that exists” in the world. The actor voices Izzy Hawthorne, who becomes a close ally of accomplished Space Ranger Buzz
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Michael Peterson has criticised HBO Max’s true crime series The Staircase for being “homophobic”. (YouTube/This Morning/HBO Max) Michael Peterson has blasted the HBO Max series The Staircase as “homophobic” for its “fabricated” depiction of his life and bisexuality.  The true-crime drama series stars Colin Firth as Peterson, a novelist whose wife Kathleen (Toni Collette) was found
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