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Increasing Anti-LGBTQ Violence, Intolerance Directly Related To Trump Policies

Featured, Politics  

Sadly, it will come as little surprise to Flagrant readers that there is a significant uptick in acts of violence and intolerance toward LGBTQ-identifying American citizens since Cheeto Hitler took office. In just one horrible year, the #MeFirst president has enabled a whole host of unsavory hate-mongers to dictate and implement public policy that affects…

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‘Insecure’ Star’s Next Series ‘Him Or Her’ To Explore Male Bisexual

Entertainment, Featured  

There are few sensitive portrayals of bisexual men on television (let alone entire shows dedicated to telling their stories), but Insecure star Issa Rae is about to change that. Rae recently signed on to exec produce Him or Her, a series created by former Daily Show writer Travon Free about “the distinctly different worlds and…

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Nicole Kidman, Crew Of ‘Boy Erased’ Rock Purple For Spirit Day

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The cast and crew of the gay conversion therapy drama, Boy Erased took a stand against bullying on Spirit Day. Stars Nicole Kidman, Lucas Hedges and writer/director Joel Edgerton showed their support by rocking matching purple tee-shirts. Since 2010, the third Thursday of October has been observed as Spirit Day. The worldwide LGBTQ awareness campaign…

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New Study Claims Artificial Intelligence Beats Gaydar

Featured, Politics  

A recent study from Stanford University claims that facial-detection artificial intelligence (AI) software has been credited with correctly differentiating between gay and straight male faces 81% of the time, and 74% for women, resulting in fierce backlash from LGBTQ rights groups, who fear this kind of technology could be used to harm queer people. The…

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Pop Spectacle And Political Activism Galvanize MTV VMAs

Entertainment  

MTV’s 34th annual Video Music Awards show was heavy on #resistance. Oftentimes, the pop spectacle was secondary to the political speeches and woke performances. Special guests, presenters and entertainers addressed racial tension stoked by Charlottesville and Trump’s divisive trans military ban. Walking the red carpet before the show, trans service members Sterling James Crutcher, Logan…

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Homophobic Mothers Furious At Disney Over Showing Gay Moms

Entertainment, Featured  

This weekend Disney Channel’s animated series Doc McStuffins presented a storyline centered on a family headed by two mothers (voiced by out actresses Portia de Rossi and Wanda Sykes) trying to reunite their family following an earthquake. Sounds like something educational that kids should see, right? The conservative watchdog group One Million Moms (which we think…

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