MAFS: Booka Nile apologises for old ‘transphobic’ Facebook post

Married At First Sight’s Booka Nile apologises for ‘transphobic’ Facebook post from eight years ago and says she is now ‘a different person’ By Ali Daher For Daily Mail Australia Published: 02:08 BST, 15 July 2021 | Updated: 02:22 BST, 15 July 2021 Married At First Sight star Booka Nile has apologised for sharing a … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard’s former male classmates break silence

Auckland’s exclusive Saint Kentigern Boys’ Presbyterian College has produced many star athletes over the years, but none quite as divisive as Laurel Hubbard. The 43-year-old competitive weightlifter was this week selected to represent New Zealand at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics – making her the first transgender athlete to compete at sport’s highest level.  Hubbard transitioned … Read more

People share the realities of what it’s like to be transgender at work

Transgender people reveal how they’re REALLY treated in the workplace – from being too scared to tell ‘close-minded’ colleagues in case they lose their job to thought of as ‘less qualified’ since coming out Transgender people posted their experiences at work on Whisper sharing app  Some said on the anonymous US-based community were afraid of … Read more

Vatican protests against new anti-LGBT laws in Italy

Vatican tells Italy to stop plans for anti-homophobia laws as they would force Catholic schools to participate in LGBT events Equality laws in Italy will create national holiday celebrating LGBT community Catholic schools would not be exempt from participating in the events That prompted the Vatican to lodge an ‘unprecedented’ protest against rules  Holy See … Read more

Jacinda Ardern supports transgender athlete Laurel Hubbard to be included in Olympic team

New Zealand’s PM throws her support behind transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard and argues she has every right to be included in the Tokyo Olympic team By Australian Associated Press Published: 07:43 BST, 22 June 2021 | Updated: 07:43 BST, 22 June 2021 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has backed the selection of trailblazing athlete Laurel Hubbard … Read more

British Vogue video to mark pride month: Ted Brown and Adele Anderson share experiences

A 71-year-old gay rights activist and a 69-year-old transgender actress have reflected on what they’d like to tell their younger selves in a video for British Vogue to mark Pride Month.    In a touching clip, actress Adèle Anderson and activist Ted Brown, are joined by David James, 75, who recalled the first ever pride march … Read more

Lego to launch rainbow-themed LGBTQ+ set called ‘Everyone Is Awesome’

Lego to launch rainbow-themed LGBTQ+ set called ‘Everyone Is Awesome’ with no gender assigned to all but one of the figures Pale blue, white and pink represent the transgender community, while black and brown stand for the different skin colours across the LGBTQ+ community Purple figure is the only one which has a specific gender … Read more

Laverne Cox and JoJo Siwa lead the LGBTQ celebs at the 32nd GLAAD Media Awards

Transgender trailblazer Laverne Cox and Dance Moms alum JoJo Siwa lead the celebrities appearing at the 32nd GLAAD Media Awards, which aired Thursday on Hulu. Laverne, 48, was at the virtual LGBTQ ceremony to accept the award for best documentary for Netflix‘s Disclosure, which she executive produced. ‘When I saw [director Sam Feder’s] exhaustive research … Read more

Transwoman forced to have testicle removed after years of tucking

A transgender woman needed to have one of her testicles removed because of her habit of ‘tucking’ – made famous through hit TV show Ru Paul’s Drag Race. The unidentified 24-year-old, from the Philippines, had not yet undergone full gender reassignment surgery. The avid cross-dresser pushed her testicles back into her stomach four times a … Read more

Selena Gomez, Bella Hadid, Halle Berry and more stars sign open letter supporting transgender women

A massive lineup of female stars – including Selena Gomez, Halle Berry and Bella Hadid – spoke out in support of transgender women and girls. The trio of stars were among those who signed an open letter to the transgender community on Wednesday. The show of support came on the Transgender Day of Visibility, as well … Read more