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Keir Starmer

Labour leader Keir Starmer finally apologises for Easter visit to notoriously homophobic church

Michelle Visage made her debut on RuPaul's Drag Race in 2011 for season three.

For Michelle Visage, whether it’s doctor’s scrubs or a Nando’s uniform, it’s all drag. Here’s why

Luke Pollard, Labour MP for Plymouth Sutton and Devonport

Labour MP Luke Pollard speaks out after onslaught of homophobic abuse for sharing Valentine’s photo with boyfriend

Keir Starmer's 'deafening silence' on trans rights slammed by activists

Keir Starmer needs to get off the fence and rid Labour of transphobia for every trans kid in the UK

Armed Forces Bill with pardon soldiers and marines for gay sex offences

Soldiers and marines to finally be pardoned for historic gay sex offences, fixing a centuries-old mistake

Russell T Davies on biggest challenge to casting gay actors in gay roles

It’s a Sin creator Russell T Davies on queer actors playing straight, gay Tories, TV erections and spunk

Two men kiss while lying on their fronts in bed

I’m a lesbian and I love getting my rocks off to gay male porn. Here’s why I’m convinced other lesbians do, too

Keir Starmer wants Labour to be the ‘party of the family’. That absolutely includes the LGBT+ community, says Wes Streeting

(L) Linda Brasil in a black t-shirt reenacts the "We Can Do It!" American wartime poster. (R) Erika Hilton wears a silk scarf as a headband while wearing a patterned dress

Meet the trans lawmakers who broke brave new ground in Brazil, the world’s deadliest country for trans people

John Barrowman

John Barrowman will never, ever apologise to bigots for Doctor Who’s pioneering omnisexual time agent Captain Jack Harkness

H from Steps on JK Rowling, trans skaters in Dancing on Ice, and why the band will never, ever do Eurovision

Transgender people and their supporters gather in Parliament Square to protest against potential changes to the Gender Recognition Act on 04 July, 2020 in London, England. (Wiktor Szymanowicz/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Majority of women support trans people’s right to self-identify despite years of relentless transphobia, eye-opening polling finds


Drag Race royalty Peppermint throws down the gauntlet to white, cis gays to do more to fight for Black, trans lives

Labour MP Rebecca Long-Bailey. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Rebecca Long-Bailey on her unflinching support for trans rights and why Boris Johnson is the biggest threat to queer people

Labour Leadership Contender Emily Thornberry gestures as she speaks on stage during her Leadership Campaign Launch at Guildford Waterside Centre on January 17, 2020. (Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Labour’s Emily Thornberry on a career spent fighting for queer rights, Minogue vs Minogue and her gay icon Queen Elizabeth I

Jess Philips, Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley, is on the ballot to become the next leader of the party. (Wiktor Szymanowicz / Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Labour’s Jess Phillips on transgender rights and why she’ll never throw minorities ‘under the bus’

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn waves as he arrives during the Labour Party conference on September 26, 2018. (Anthony Devlin/Getty Images)

Jeremy Corbyn on 52 years of fighting for queer rights, why LGBT voters can trust him and, of course, Madonna or Cher

Boris Johnson on why he’s not a homophobe and plans for the Gender Recognition Act… but no apology for saying ‘bum boys’

6 tips to consider when choosing a curling shampoo

6 tips on how to choose a good mattress topper

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