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  1. Billed as a not-so-typical superhero flick, Birds of Prey has been buzzing praise for its women-led cast, but its two male villains have seen a different kind of response from fans. Actors Ewan McGregor and Chris Messina play the Black Mask and Victor Zsasz respectively in the spin-off from the Academy Award-winning film Suicide Squad. Rumours … Continued

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  2. In the latest in a string of delayed shows and cancellations, pop queen Madonna has just cancelled the first London, England, show of her Madame X tour. Furious fans took to Twitter to express their dismay over the concert’s cancellation, due to take place on January 27. With a further 14 nights scheduled at the … Continued

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  3. Support for marriage equality in the Czech Republic is soaring, with around two-thirds of the public backing same-sex marriage, a new poll published Thursday showed. In results that researchers branded as “encouraging”, a MEDIAN agency survey showed that the majority of Czech citizens support LGBT+ rights. This comes after a bill to legalise same-marriage was introduced … Continued

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  4. Drag Race star Carmen Carrera burst into a devastating attack against RuPaul, calling him the “Hitler of the LGBTQ community”, yesterday over the lack of openly trans contestants in the latest season of the show. As the new roster for the twelfth season started their engines, fellow queen Detox accused RuPaul of “feigning inclusivity” this … Continued

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  5. A Russian trans woman who was sentenced to three years in prison for sharing erotic manga drawings on social media has had her guilty verdict overturned by a court. Her conviction for sharing Japanese manga-style drawings featuring nude cartoon characters was denounced by human-rights advocates, who were concerned that she would not survive being jailed … Continued

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