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This is a gay sweater made out of 100% human hair

This is a gay sweater made out of 100% human hair

By Matt Akersten 26th Mar, 2015

Annoyed with people who say "that's so gay" to describe things they don't like, the Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity decided to untangle the word 'gay' by creating "the world's first physical gay object."

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HBO says 'Looking' will finish with one last episode

By Matt Akersten 25th Mar, 2015

HBO's San Franciscan gay drama Looking isn't getting another season of episodes - instead, there's just one more special episode in the works.

Vile 'shoot the gays' bill must circulate in California17

Vile 'shoot the gays' bill must circulate in California

By Matt Akersten 24th Mar, 2015

In a situation which is embarrassing the state of California and may lead to reforms about how bills are able to be introduced from now on, an abhorrent 'Sodomite Suppression Act' must be allowed to circulate to gather public signatures.

WATCH: Mum reads son's Grindr messages

WATCH: Mum reads son's Grindr messages

By Matt Akersten 24th Mar, 2015

Imagine showing your mum some of the Grindr messages you receive.

Gay dating app will be ready for Apple Watch

Gay dating app will be ready for Apple Watch

By Matt Akersten 23rd Mar, 2015

Billed as "a new buzz for guys dating on the go," PlanetRomeo is set to be the first gay dating app to have its features available on the upcoming Apple Watch.

US Presbyterians decide to change what

US Presbyterians decide to change what "marriage" means to them

By Matt Akersten 18th Mar, 2015

Slowly but surely, people of faith are opening their arms to LGBTI people, realising that there's nothing to fear from same-sex unions.

14-year-old trans girl is Clean & Clear's new face3

14-year-old trans girl is Clean & Clear's new face

By Matt Akersten 13th Mar, 2015

"The real me is happy and proud to be who I am."

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WATCH: "Everyone is heterosexual," say so-called 'conversion therapists'

By Glen Moret 10th Mar, 2015

VICE has released a blood-boiling new documentary series that goes inside ‘A Journey into Manhood’, a conversion program that claims to ‘cure' homosexuality.

WATCH: 'Love Has No Labels' ad is a tearjerker8

WATCH: 'Love Has No Labels' ad is a tearjerker

By Matt Akersten 4th Mar, 2015

This stunning advertisement by the American *Ad Council* to promote its new 'Love Has No Labels' campaign might well make you cry.

Looking star says he's glad he's not effeminate34

Looking star says he's glad he's not effeminate

By Matt Akersten 3rd Mar, 2015

Looking star Russell Tovey has courted controversy by saying he's glad he didn't turn out to be "really effeminate."

Orange is New Black actress thanks parents for

Orange is New Black actress thanks parents for "unconditional support"

By Heidi Maier 2nd Mar, 2015

"They told me everyday that I am enough. I am enough just by being who I am and that that alone makes me whole."

Oscar winner's next role is a transgender pioneer

Oscar winner's next role is a transgender pioneer

By Heidi Maier 1st Mar, 2015

The first official photograph of Eddie Redmayne as artist Lili Elbe, a pioneer of sex reassignment surgery, has emerged.

United States appoints special envoy for gay and lesbian rights

United States appoints special envoy for gay and lesbian rights

By Heidi Maier 24th Feb, 2015

In an historic first-of-its-kind move, the United States has appointed the first US special envoy for gay and lesbian rights, in a bid to help curb, and eventually eradicate, GLBT discrimination worldwide.

Watch Alex & David on their first date

Watch Alex & David on their first date

By Matt Akersten 19th Feb, 2015

The Guardian gave two guys Google Glasses to wear and sent them out on a date, recording the action so the world can see how they got on.

WATCH: Coming home and coming out at Chinese New Year2

WATCH: Coming home and coming out at Chinese New Year

By Heidi Maier 19th Feb, 2015

Watching Come Home, a Chinese short film that explores what it is like to come out in a society that scorns homosexuality, is a challenging experience that begins with heartbreak and ends with acceptance and love.

A tribute to 'It's My Party' singer and activist Lesley Gore

A tribute to 'It's My Party' singer and activist Lesley Gore

By Matt Akersten 18th Feb, 2015

In 1963 at the tender age of 16, she topped the charts with her cute pop song 'It's My Party', then followed it up with other hits, including the feminist anthem 'You Don't Own Me'.

WATCH: Colombians read homophobic tweets

WATCH: Colombians read homophobic tweets

By Matt Akersten 16th Feb, 2015

To promote a new documentary about the lives of LGBT people living in Colombia, several gay and lesbian people there have read out and responded to homophobic and ignorant local tweets.