Elton John has leapt to the defence of Ellen DeGeneres over her friendship with George Bush

Sir Elton John has said he “admires” Ellen DeGeneres for defending her friendship with George W Bush. The gay musician waded into the discussion after DeGeneres said she is “friends” with the Republican ex-president, who tried to amend the US constitution to ban same-sex marriage and fought to stop gay soldiers from serving in the … Continued

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Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski explains the biggest difference between dating men and women

Queer Eye heartthrob Antoni Porowski has compared his experiences of dating women to dating men and the differences are eye-opening. The food and drink expert spoke to Glamour UK about his dating record and learning about his sexuality over time. “I think part of me, if I’m fully honest, always knew that I was interested … Continued

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Gay Icelandic minister unleashes on anti-LGBT Trump lackey who compared homosexuality to alcoholism

The gay minister for the environment and natural resources in Iceland called out the US secretary of energy for his anti-gay views during a meeting last week. Guðmundur Ingi Guðbrandsson and Rick Perry met on Thursday, October 10, when Perry visited Iceland to attend the Arctic Circle Assembly. Guðbrandsson said they discussed international cooperation on … Continued

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Airline is scrapping saying ‘ladies and gentlemen’ in order to be more gender inclusive

Flight attendants on Air Canada planes will no longer greet passengers as “ladies and gentlemen”, but will use the gender inclusive greeting of “hello, everyone”. The plans to scrap gendered greetings are part of an effort by the airline to be more inclusive of all genders. An Air Canada spokesperson told CTV News: “We will … Continued

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Transphobic hate crimes surge by 37 per cent in just one year, while homophobic hate crimes are up by a quarter

Reports of hate crimes against transgender people have risen by 37 percent in just one year, according to alarming new figures. The official Home Office data, published on Tuesday, confirms that hate crimes against transgender people in England and Wales are growing at a faster rate than for any other protected group. There were 2,333 … Continued

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Love Island makes history with its first-ever same-sex coupling

Love Island Australia made history when its first ever same-sex couple paired up on Monday in the second season of the show. This season is set in a villa in Fiji and hosted by Australian model and actress Sophie Monk. It airs in the UK on ITVBe.  Phoebe Thompson and Cassie Lansdell had a connection … Continued

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