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As Manitoba gay, bisexual men become eligible for monkeypox vaccine, some worry about persecution | CBC News

This week, some Manitoba men are eligible to receive the monkeypox immunization, but some advocates are worried about potential stigma attached to the illness, especially for members of the LGBTQ+ community. On Friday, Manitoba Health announced certain men who have sex with men will be able to get the vaccine if they meet one other listed criteria — including a recent diagnosis […]

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Celebrities

Kaye Adams says she wants a ‘nice gay guy’ as her Strictly Come Dancing partner

Kaye Adams will be joining stars including Kym Marsh and Will Mellor on the Strictly dancefloor – and she’s been thinking about which pro she’d like to be paired with Source link

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Celebrities

13 Celebs Who Really Said “Gay Rights” And Actually Backed It Up

In a video shared on his social media accounts in June 2020, the actor spoke out in support of Black, gay, and trans people joining the global Black Lives Matter protests. “LGBTQ+ Black folks are Black people, too!” he said in the video. “Our lives matter, too! So this is my response to those of y’all who […]

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Science

Gay KFC boss on building an inclusive environment for all LGBTQ+ staff

KFC interim general manager Neil Piper. (Provided) Neil Piper has a unique claim to fame – he’s eaten KFC in about 35 different countries. You’d be forgiven for thinking Neil just really likes KFC, but that’s not the full picture. He’s actually the company’s chief people officer (CPO), recently stepping up as interim general manager […]

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Business

CDC estimates 1.7 million gay and bisexual men face highest risk from monkeypox

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates about 1.7 million men who have sex with men face the biggest threat from monkeypox right now. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky told reporters on a call Thursday that gay and bisexual men who are HIV positive or who are taking medicines, called PREP, to reduce their chance […]

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Sports

Russian tennis player Daria Kasatkina ‘free and happy’ after coming out as gay

Daria Kasatkina feels more “free” since coming out as gay last month as support continues to pour in for the women’s world number 12 from her fellow players. Kasatkina was inspired to come out after Russian footballer Nadya Karpova revealed she was gay in a country where homosexuality is frowned upon. Russia’s existing “gay propaganda” […]

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Showbiz

Emmerdale star claims he changed name for heartbreaking reason: ‘Too brown and gay’

He added: “And now I’m sort of doing the same thing, [but] it’s now ticking a box, whereas before it didn’t.” Mathew went on to express his feelings about straight actors playing gay roles, admitting: “It’s not the same playing field.” Referencing It’s A Sin, he said: “No queer role on It’s a Sin was […]

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Entertainment

Neil Patrick Harris Explains How Netflix Has Been A ‘Super Supporter’ Of Gay Content Ahead Of His New TV Show

Neil Patrick Harris’ character is ready to start over in his new Netflix series, called Uncoupled. The 8-episode gay rom-com comes from Beverly Hills, 90210 and Emily in Paris creator Darren Star and follows Harris’ recently dumped character starting over with the dating scene for the first time in nearly 20 years. Now the How […]

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Entertainment

Marlon Brando said Elvis Presley ‘feared he was gay’ during his toughest years

Iconic Hollywood actor Marlon Brando had a close connection with Elvis Presley throughout the years. But both men had secret correspondence with a woman named Carmen Montez, according to a book from author Gary Lindberg. “Brando on Elvis: In His Own Words” publishes, for the first time, Brando’s secret letters sent to Montez throughout the […]

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Sports

Heath Davis: Former Test bowler becomes first New Zealand male player to come out as gay

Davis, now 50 and living in Australia, played five Tests and 11 one-day internationals from 1994 to 1997 as well as enjoying a lengthy domestic career as a fast bowler; Davis says it was “lonely” keeping his personal and professional life separate Last Updated: 02/08/22 8:21am Heath Davis bowling for New Zealand A against England […]