11 great podcasts to help you brush up on your LGBTQ+ history
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by Nicole Lee
3h ago
To celebrate LGBT History Month, we’ve gathered a list of some queer podcasts that teach us about some lesser-known queer history. When choosing your next listen, be sure to consider some of these podcasts full of fascinating LGBTQ+ history stories. From unsolved cases to queer villains and historical venues, this list has something for everyone. […] The post 11 great podcasts to help you brush up on your LGBTQ+ history appeared first on GCN ..read more
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Ukraine to host its first-ever LGBTQ+ film festival amid ongoing Russian invasion
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by bea@gcn.ie
4h ago
This summer, Ukraine will host its first-ever LGBTQ+ film festival to celebrate the queer community and reflect the population’s struggles amid the ongoing Russian invasion. The festival was announced at the International Film Festival Rotterdam taking place from January 25 to February 5. The project was named Sunny Bunny, after Kyiv-based Molodist Film Fest’s section […] The post Ukraine to host its first-ever LGBTQ+ film festival amid ongoing Russian invasion appeared first on GCN ..read more
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Finding community as a queer person in the Irish punk scene
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by Alice Linehan
4h ago
“Punk is not dead.” Al Fartukh heard this phrase far too many times before they even knew what punk was. They wrote it on bathroom walls, school books and probably even dreamed of having a tattoo of the phrase when they were a preteen, but they can now confidently say that it sure as hell […] The post Finding community as a queer person in the Irish punk scene appeared first on GCN ..read more
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Original art pieces from LGBTQ+ inmates showcased in stunning virtual exhibition
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by Nicole Lee
4h ago
It all started with a small art ad in a Black & Pink newsletter – a publication created to share stories about LGBTQ+ life in prison. The ad invited incarcerated queer artists to submit their original art, and the response rate was incredible. More than 4,000 art pieces were submitted, each made with whatever basic […] The post Original art pieces from LGBTQ+ inmates showcased in stunning virtual exhibition appeared first on GCN ..read more
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WATCH: Doritos celebrates lesbian love in beautiful new ad
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by Nicole Lee
6h ago
Doritos is receiving praise for its recent ad called ‘Bold Love’ which balances a beautiful representation of lesbian love with some sobering statistics about being queer in a homophobic society. The ad features a queer couple on a late-night road trip. While the driver proceeds down a two-lane highway under a full moon, her girlfriend […] The post WATCH: Doritos celebrates lesbian love in beautiful new ad appeared first on GCN ..read more
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Timo Cavelius makes history as first openly gay fighter to win German judo championship
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by bea@gcn.ie
6h ago
After competing for the third year in a row, Timo Cavelius became the first openly gay fighter to win the German National Judo Championships on January 31. Last weekend, Cavelius became the national champion in the Japanese martial art discipline when he won the tournament in Stuttgart. He fought against former champion Tim Gramkow, gaining […] The post Timo Cavelius makes history as first openly gay fighter to win German judo championship appeared first on GCN ..read more
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Meet the gay superhero couple who could feature in new DC films
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by Nicole Lee
8h ago
With James Gunn’s recent announcement of some upcoming DC superhero comics movies and TV shows, some queer fans may be wondering: Who are The Authority? Well, I thought I’d provide some information on them and particularly two characters who could signal some great things for LGBTQ+ fans: Midnighter and Apollo. The Authority, created by Warren […] The post Meet the gay superhero couple who could feature in new DC films appeared first on GCN ..read more
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Government rejects petition to ban LGBTQ+ themes from UK school curriculum
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by bea@gcn.ie
22h ago
The UK Department of Education has rejected a petition calling for all topics and content related to LGBTQ+ people and relationships to be removed from school curricula. The petition in question was launched on January 12 by Fares Rahmani, an Algerian official who explained how he believes that children in school should not learn about […] The post Government rejects petition to ban LGBTQ+ themes from UK school curriculum appeared first on GCN ..read more
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LGBTQ+ fans praise The Sims for news trans-inclusive features
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by Nicole Lee
1d ago
The Sims 4 launched a new range of updates featuring more trans-inclusive features for its avatars as part of its January 31 free update, and the LGBTQ+ gaming community is thrilled. The iconic life simulation game now offers gender-affirming outfits and accessories including top surgery scars, chest binders and tucking underwear. TOP SURGERY SCARS AND […] The post LGBTQ+ fans praise The Sims for news trans-inclusive features appeared first on GCN ..read more
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LGBTQ+ people targeted by Egyptian police through dating apps
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by bea@gcn.ie
1d ago
A new documentary released by the BBC unveiled how Egyptian police are using online dating apps to target and entrap members of the LGBTQ+ community. The new BBC documentary titled Queer Egypt Under Attack was released on January 30. It details a two-year investigation conducted by journalist Ahmed Shihab-Eldin on how the police in Egypt […] The post LGBTQ+ people targeted by Egyptian police through dating apps appeared first on GCN ..read more
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