Thee Amir is a makeup influencer on Yubo.
Gay Muslim makeup influencer: How I came out and found people like me

‘I met another gay Asian guy who shared my love for fashion and makeup and felt so accepted.’

Shanghai Pride-goers in rainbow colors.
Over 20% of Chinese university students say they are not straight

A new generation is coming out in China.

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UK government put ‘extreme pressure’ on school to halt LGBTI-inclusivity lessons

Department for Education allegedly pushed for the suspension of LGBTI-inclusivity lessons amid protests outside Birmingham schools

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Texas daycare denies child admission over parent’s same-sex relationship

The two mothers were told it was an issue they are ‘mates’ by Parkview Christian Academy staff

Morehouse College
Morehouse students post Twitter videos accusing staff member of sexual abuse

DeMarcus Crews is now on administrative leave amid an investigation

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Italy: University allows trans students to self-identify on official forms

Thanks to this confidential measure, trans students who haven’t legally changed their name and gender yet will have a positive academic experience

Switzerland in crisis: LGBTI youth dying by suicide at alarming rates

50% of attempted suicides in gay men happen before the age of 20 and that jumps to 74% for lesbian women

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Israeli LGBTI rights groups to protest minister’s conversion therapy comments

Education Minister Rafi Peretz has been widely condemned for saying conversion therapy can be effective

Anti LGBTI lessons protestors outside Parkfield School (Photo: Twitter) court
LGBTI lessons keep hundreds of Birmingham students from school

Protesting parents said they had ‘no alternative option’

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Christian students suspended for allegedly making homophobic comments

Both students vehemently deny the accusations

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Amazon to support LGBTI inclusivity in schools with Reading Roadshow

‘It’s great that Amazon is visiting schools across the country to show young people that being true to themselves is an enabler, not a barrier, to their future’

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LGBTI bullying the most common in UK schools, study finds

Bullying relating to sexual orientation or gender identity is more common than racism or sexism in UK schools

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Birmingham school will resume altered LGBTI lessons in the fall

They are being tailored for a ‘faith community’

Survivors of Pulse, one of the many shootings depicted in the student film
High schooler’s film about Pulse and other shootings will move you to tears

‘In crowded places, I find myself subconsciously searching for guns,’ the student tells GSN about how her life’s been affected

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker
Illinois Governor signs order protecting trans and nonbinary students

Gov. Pritzker said he waned to ‘disrupt the patterns of discrimination’

The Calgary Catholic School District is requiring educators to sign a Catholicity clause
Indianapolis archbishop defends firing of teachers in same-sex marriages

Archbishop Charles Thompson said that all Catholic school employees were required to adhere to Catholic doctrine

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Gavin Grimm gifted college scholarship from generous stranger

Aaron Jackson previously took on the Westboro Baptist Church

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Birmingham MP causes outrage after voicing support for school protests

Roger Godsiff told campaigners protesting LGBTI-inclusivity school lessons ‘you’re right’

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‘Homophobic’ school protests must stop, says West Midlands Mayor

Andy Street said that the materials distributed at the school protests had left him in ‘disbelief’

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Boys can wear skirts, girls can wear pants for school uniforms in Mexico City

New policy promotes ‘equality’, mayor says

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Birmingham school headteacher relieved over protest ban

Sarah Hewitt-Clarkson speaks of enduring months of protests over LGBTI-inclusivity lessons

Anti LGBTI lessons protestors outside Parkfield School (Photo: Twitter) court
UK high court places bans on Birmingham school protests

There have been numerous demonstrations against LGBTI-inclusivity lessons outside schools in Birmingham

Letter from Birmingham students about protests
Birmingham students write letter asking protesters ‘not to disturb us’

Protests over LGBTI education have been ongoing for weeks

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New York Yankees reveal Stonewall Riots scholarship winners

The scholarships commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots

Central Park School for Children in Durham, North Carolina had their first Pride and Liberation Event
North Carolina middle school invites drag queens to encourage students to celebrate differences

‘I am so proud of my school for making such huge steps to make Central Park a safe, intersectional space’

Richard Strauss, former doctor at Ohio State who abused male students
Ohio State University doctor sexually abused over 170 male students

A damning report revealed the truth about the now-dead doctor

Chicago high school couple who were kicked out of a restaurant
Teen boyfriends say they were kicked out of a Chicago restaurant for hugging

‘Get out. We don’t want your kind here,’ a man told them

American fast food chain Chick-fil-A plans to open shop in Toronto next year
Cal Poly faculty votes to remove Chick-fil-A from campus

‘If you have a mission statement that indicates that you value inclusivity and diversity, then you should be making your business decisions based on that’