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Neighbors were left speechless when he started performing Tina Turner’s “Proud Mary” in the street / LGBTQ Nation

British dancer Austyn Farrell helped his neighbors survive coronavirus with their sense of humor intact. While prevention measures had people staying at home, Farrell entertained his neighbors with dance routines performed in the street. Our sister site, Queerty, is highlighting one of Farrell’s best – a rendition of Tina Turner’s “Proud Mary” that has residents leaning out their […]

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People paid to dunk a man in a dress at a county fair to mock the state’s top COVID doctor / LGBTQ Nation

A county fair is facing criticism for mocking the state’s top doctor, Physician General Rachel Levine, with an image of a man in a dress. Levine is a transgender woman. The people behind the Bloomsburg Fair in eastern Pennsylvania posted a picture to Facebook this past weekend of a man in a blond wig, dress, and […]

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UK leader promises conversion therapy ban as Israel moves forward with its own bill / LGBTQ Nation

Conservative U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised to ban conversion therapy, calling the practice “absolutely abhorrent,” while Israel’s legislature has moved forward with a ban. Johnson said that the government will bring forth a bill after a study on the subject has been completed. Source: UK leader promises conversion therapy ban as Israel moves […]

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Scarlett Johansson’s infamous transgender film role will now be played by trans actor / LGBTQ Nation

  Actor Scarlett Johansson stirred controversy two years ago when it was announced that she would be playing a transgender man in the upcoming film Rub & Tug. She withdrew from the film and people wondered if that meant that the story wouldn’t get told, but now Deadline reports that it has been turned into a television show […]

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Transgender man named Michigan Teacher of the Year / LGBTQ Nation

  The state of Michigan has honored a transgender educator as teacher of the year. The Michigan Department of Education announced at a virtual meeting on Friday that Owen Bondono is Michigan’s Teacher of the Year. He teaches ninth grade language arts at Oak Park High School near Detroit. … Source: Transgender man named Michigan […]

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Cop busted texting his daughter from his work phone that he wants to kill a gay couple / LGBTQ Nation

“THESE guys are holding hands, where is my fricken gun …   Text messages sent by a sheriff candidate in Michigan show that he joked about shooting a gay couple holding hands in public. Terry King is running in the August Republican primary for sheriff of Alpena County in northern Michigan against his former boss, […]

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Coronavirus vaccine: How it works and why ‘anti-vaxxers’ are wrong – Wales Online

Hopes for a working coronavirus vaccine by Christmas are growing after the dose being developed by Oxford University triggered an immune system response during tests. To have a vaccine available for everyone before the end of the year would be an optimistic scenario , but experts are encouraged by the progress the Oxford vaccine is making […]