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  1. “I’m not much interested in… physical stuff,” says Parvati. Ed’s face slowly widens into a grin as the realisation hits him. He points at the flag behind him. This is what asexual representation looks like. “When I figured out that [Parvati] was [ace], it was like getting a surprise birthday party for me,” says Twitch … Continued
  2. President Joe Biden has nominated out lesbian rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum to serve on the US Commission on International Religious Freedom. Kleinbaum is the chief rabbi of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah (CBST), an LGBT+ synagogue in New York which counts Sex and the City‘s Cynthia Nixon among its many thousands of members. She’ll bring crucial LGBT+ representation … Continued
  3. Japan is of course the home of video games, manga and anime. But the Tokyo Olympics 2020 are so far proving to be the nerdiest yet. It all began way back at the Rio games where, during the closing ceremony, Japan’s Prime Minister emerged from a Mario warp pipe. The stage set, the 2020 Games … Continued
  4. Miley Cyrus made no secret of her support for Britney Spears in an incredible headline Lollapalooza performance that had the crowd chanting “Free Britney”. The “Wrecking Ball” singer dominated the festival’s opening night on Thursday (29 July) with a two-hour set that included appearances from G Herbo, Juicy J, Billy Idol, and The Kid Laroi. Standing before an … Continued
  5. A 16-year-old girl has raised money to vaccinate 120 trans people against COVID-19 in India. Sia Sehgal, a student at a private international school outside Mumbai, raised 200,000 rupees (£1,933) for the Maharashtra District AIDS Control Society (MDACS) to buy Covishield vials. MDACS administered 120 first doses of the Covishield vaccine, which is also known … Continued