Cuppán Gay Global LGBT News Round-Up


Moonlight picks up a whopping 8 Oscar nominations, the single mention of ‘gay’ on the White House website is revealed, Belgian model comes out as intersex…all this and more in today’s Cuppán Gay.


    • Dutch Airline KLM have launched an investigation after an Irish passenger complained that a fellow passenger masturbated to gay porn under a blanket during a connecting flight to Canada (Irish Sun)


    • Belgian model Hanne Gaby Odiele has announced that she is intersex. “At this point, in this day and age, it should be perfectly all right to talk about this,” the model told USA Today (The Guardian)odiele


    • An American gay man who suggested to a friend that he might be gay was beaten to within an inch of his life – suffering a broken nose, a broken orbital socket, and a sprained abdominal wall – by his “friend” (LGBTQ Nation)


    • Moonlight, which tells the story of a young gay black man from childhood to adulthood, has received a whopping 9 Oscar nominations (The Verge)odiele


    • An independent US federal agency is suing to advance gay rights without waiting on Trump (Buzzfeed)


    • The only mention of ‘gay’ on the White House website is in relation to a biography of Grace Coolidge, First Lady of 30th President, Calvin Coolidge, and it uses gay as a synonym for ‘happiness’ (Pink News)odiele

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