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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 1 Feb 2019

Amber warning for snow and low temperatures The Met Office issued an amber ‘be prepared’ warning for parts of southeast England this morning, after snow fell through the night. Commuters were warned to check their journeys before travelling. Overnight, more than 100...
Hello Dolly’s Carol Channing dies aged 97

Hello Dolly’s Carol Channing dies aged 97

15 January 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Carol Channing at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards in 2015 Broadway star Carol Channing has died at the age of 97 of natural causes.The actress and singer was best known for starring in the...

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 15 Jan 2019

May braced for historic defeat in Brexit vote MPs will vote today on Theresa May’s proposed terms of exit from the EU – and they are expected to reject the deal, in what The Times predicts will be “the heaviest defeat suffered by a government in modern politics”. The...

16 Of The Best Queer YA Books Of 2018

Release date: Jan. 23 What it’s about: Alice’s summer has just been ruined by her girlfriend breaking up with her – all because Alice admitted that she is asexual. Heartbroken, she vows to swear off dating… until she meets Takumi, a fellow employee...

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Saturday 22 Dec 2018

US government partially shuts down over wall row A partial US government shutdown is underway after US lawmakers failed to agree a budget. Donald Trump, who must sign off any deal, is insisting at least $ 5bn (£4bn) in government funding be included to help build his...

Inside a Historic Win on Election Day 2018

On Election Day 2018, Malcolm Kenyatta, a third-generation activist from North Philadelphia, hoped to become a Pennsylvania state representative in the 181st District, which has a 26 percent deep-poverty rate. He made history by becoming the first openly LGBT...

Cowboys, Queens, And Glitter At The World Gay Rodeo Finals

“Just because we have ‘gay’ in our title doesn’t make any of us any less of an athlete,” rough stock rider Breana Knight told BuzzFeed News the day before competing in the 32nd annual World Gay Rodeo Finals in Mesquite, Texas. “We’re out here, we’re getting dirty,...
Taiwan says no to gay marriage: what happens next?

Taiwan says no to gay marriage: what happens next?

Credits  SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images) Alt Text  Gay Rights The referendum result isn’t legally binding, but could still prevent the legalisation of same-sex unions In Depth Monday, November 26, 2018 – 6:04am Voters in Taiwan have rejected the...
India Just Decriminalized Gay Sex

India Just Decriminalized Gay Sex

India’s highest court struck down Section 377, the 157-year-old law that made gay sex illegal. By Nishita Jha Reporting From New Delhi Reporting From New Delhi Last updated on September 6, 2018, at 9:41 a.m. ET Posted on September 6, 2018, at 2:37 a.m. ET...
Austria rejects ‘girlish’ Iraqi asylum seeker

Austria rejects ‘girlish’ Iraqi asylum seeker

Austria rejects ‘girlish’ Iraqi asylum seeker 23 August 2018 Related TopicsEurope migrant crisis Image copyright Reuters Image caption A woman protesting for the rights of asylum seekers in Austria Austrian officials rejected an Iraqi migrant’s...

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