STOPHomophobia

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Britney Spears, RuPaul, Pink, And More, Join Forces For New Orlando Benefit Single “Hands”

Britney Spears, RuPaul, Pink, And More, Join Forces For New Orlando Benefit Single “Hands”

An all-star panel of 24 artists, including Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Jason Derulo, RuPaul, Gwen Stefani, Mary J. Blige and Pink, have teamed up for to record a single that will raise money for the shooting victims and their families. The megatrack “Hands” was written by out singer-songwriter Justin Tranter, co-writer of Justin Bieber’s “Sorry” and has written songs for…
Adidas Tells Sport Stars It Won’t Drop Them If They Come Out

Adidas Tells Sport Stars It Won’t Drop Them If They Come Out

Adidas has added a new clause into its contracts that ensures athletes won’t lose sponsorship if they come out. Adidas CFO Robin Stalker revealed the news last Thursday at Team Pride: Leveling the LGBT Playing Field, a British conference aimed at improving visibility in sports. “Adidas acknowledges and adheres to the principles of diversity, as this is a central part of the…
Straight stars pose as gay couples to fight homophobia

Straight stars pose as gay couples to fight homophobia

Straight celebrities have posted as gay couples to combat homophobia. The series, called Imaginary Couples, is by French artist and photographer Olivier Ciappa. It features celebs from Eva Longoria posing and cuddling with singer Lara Fabian, as well as Sicario director Denis Villenueve with Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Marc Vallee. Take a look at them here: Source: Gay Star News
A boy was raped, then given electric shock therapy to ‘cure’ his homosexuality

A boy was raped, then given electric shock therapy to ‘cure’ his homosexuality

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has heard that the boy was raped at a Victoria youth training centre.  The inquiry looked into sexual abuse at the training centre leading up to the 1990s. It heard that many boys were raped, and others were given intrusive medical procedures. One victim was raped by boys during the…
Russia calls horrific gay attacks ‘no worse than UK’s treatment of gingers’

Russia calls horrific gay attacks ‘no worse than UK’s treatment of gingers’

Officials in the Russian embassy in London are furious over a recent UK documentary exposing the homophobic attacks in Russia. In response, they have labelled the Channel 4 film Hunted ‘slander’, ‘hate propaganda’ and they could have easily created a documentary about the UK hunting down redheads. ‘Hunted’, screened last week before the Sochi Winter Olympics, has been described as…
Live And Let Love, Sweden Campaign, Shows Support For LGBT Russians

Live And Let Love, Sweden Campaign, Shows Support For LGBT Russians

Last October, 2,000 Swedes gathered in the Olympic Stadium of Stockholm to sing the Russian national anthem in a statement of solidarity with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Russians. Called "Live and Let Love," the final video of the event is now here and just in time for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. "For many Russians the song has been…