Sunday , 17 November 2019

Tag Archives: USA

Edinburgh rugby club heads to LGBTI World Championships

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  Next week Caledonian Thebans RFC, Scotland’s leading inclusive rugby club, will fly to the United States to represent Scotland at Bingham Cup 2016 – the biennial the biennial World Championships for LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) rugby clubs, taking place in Nashville, Tennessee. From Scotland’s capital city, long referred to as “The Athens of the North”, the ...

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Tour Rocks Glasgow

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  Eight queens (including Michelle Visage) rocked Glasgow’s O2 ABC last week in Ru Paul’s Drag Race Battle of the Seasons Extravaganza Tour. The tour sees host, Michelle Visage and contestants from the hit US television show Ru Paul’s Drag Race perform on the world stage, making the art of drag known. The show was anything but a drag, everything ...

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Jeffrey Marsh, Di(vine) Star

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  Jeffrey Marsh identifies as genderqueer and is an LGBTI+ advocate, host and author. Jeffrey is big on social media, creating Vine Videos with a positive, inclusive message. In 2015 Jeffrey was named “Red Carpet Correspondent” for MTV/LOGO and GLSEN. In August of this year, Penguin/Random House will publish Jeffrey’s first book, How To Be You. Stuart Russell spoke to Jeffrey Marsh ...

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Kaleidosculpture – Jud Bergeron

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Jud Bergeron, My Pal Foot-Foot (pile), 2013. (Mark Wolfe Contemporary) Jud Bergeron is a sculptor based in San Francisco. He works in a variety of styles using many colourful, exciting materials but generally gravitates towards permanent materials, such as bronze and steel. His work has been exhibited throughout museums across America and continues to captivate attention from private collectors worldwide.   What is creativity to ...

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Football ace hits out an online homophobia

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A high profile footballer has revealed she has suffered online homophobic abuse and has called for respect and understanding.   Jess Fishlock, who played for Glasgow City in 2013 and has won 87 international caps for Wales, opened up while speaking to the BBC’s Staffan Garrero  about her eventful sporting career and the challenges she has experienced because of her ...

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Pope Francis: denying same-sex marriage licences is “human right”

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  The Pope has stated that government officials have a “human right” to refuse to carry out a duty on conscience grounds, such as issuing marriage licenses to homosexuals. Reuters reports that Pope Francis made the comments when he spoke to reporters after returning home from a tour of the USA and Cuba. During his time in the States, His ...

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Apple CEO “proud to be gay”

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Tim Cook, the chief executive of electronics giant Apple, has declared he is “proud to be gay”. Writing for Bloomsburg Businessweek, Cook opted to make a public announcement about his sexuality in which he states that “while I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now. So let me be clear: I’m proud to be ...

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Fraternity accused of bigotry slammed for Scottish expansion

Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity

The Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity (DKE), accused of bigotry, sexism and hazing, has received criticism from rights group for trying to expand into Scottish universities. The elitist DKE, which counts five U.S. presidents among its former members – Rutherford B. Hayes, Theodore Roosevelt, Gerald Ford, George Bush Snr, and George W. Bush – has already set up a fraternity, known ...

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