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  1. Saturday Night Live (SNL) enlisted a “proud gay Oompa Loompa” for a hilarious skit on Timothée Chalamet’s irresistible twink Wonka. Last night’s episode (16 October) saw Colin Jost’s Weekend Update discuss the first-look photos of Chalamet as a young Willy Wonka that set the internet on fire this week. “Many on social media [are] calling him a … Continued

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  2. A dildo-style home insemination kit is designed to make conception a pleasurable and intimate process for queer couples. Even if queer couples decide to self-inseminate at home, the procedure can feel strange and clinical, but the Way device makes sure that there can still be fun when it comes to baby-making. At first glance, the … Continued

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  3. A Conservative councillor has been criticised for refusing to support a ban on conversion therapy, calling homosexuality a “lifestyle”. In a Portsmouth City Council meeting on Wednesday (13 October), Matthew Atkins was the sole councillor to oppose a ban on so-called conversion therapy. Each of the 36 other councillors voted to support a motion calling … Continued

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  4. Strictly Come Dancing has been accused of sexism for allegedly “predatory” comments made by judges towards male dancers. The BBC’s primetime dancing show has reportedly received a higher than usual number of viewer complaints this year relating to sexist comments about male contestants, as well as “blasphemous” language and same-sex dancing. The questionable remarks include … Continued

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  5. The High Court of Namibia has granted citizenship to the son of a gay couple after a long, arduous fight. Namibian Phillip Luhl and his Mexican husband, Guillermo Delgado, fought for years to have their son Yona Luhl-Delgado recognised as a legal Namibian citizen. Yona was born via surrogacy in South Africa in 2019 but … Continued

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