Women kiss to prove #lovetrumpshate, KKK announce celebratory march, Columbia University suspends wrestling team, and BBC Radio 1 come under fire: Here’s the biggest international LGBT news stories in today’s Cuppán Gay
- Two women kiss at a Trump protest to prove that love trumps hate. “I stand with our brothers and sisters, POC and LGBTQ, women, immigrants, and everyone else whose lives and well-beings trump endangers. #lovetrumpshate”. (GSN)
walking in the trump protests last night in manhattan was incredible. this was probably my favorite moment from the entire night and i'm so happy to have been there to capture it. love in the midst of chaos and uncertainty. we stand together, against the hate in this country right now and forever — nothing will put out the fire in our hearts. i stand with our brothers and sisters, POC and LGBTQ, women, immigrants, and everyone else whose lives and well-beings trump endangers. #lovetrumpshate
- This woman couldn’t help herself when she overheard some diners talking about their ‘awful gay nephew’. After a lesbian woman overheard a table talking about their gay nephew who they “need to pray for” a woman decided to buy their dinner and leave them a lovely note. (Pink News)
- North Carolina KKK plan celebratory march following Trump’s election. A Chapter of the Klu Klux Klan has announced that it will take to the streets to celebrate the election of demagogue Donald Trump which they call “our glorious leader”. (Advocate)
- Columbia University suspends entire men’s wrestling team because of ‘homophobic texts’. Racist, misogynistic and homophobic texts dating back to 2014 lead Columbia University to suspend all wrestling matches until “a full understanding of the facts” can be attained. (Pink News)
- Finding Prince Charming’s Robert Sepulveda Jr. gets dissed by contestant on the reality show. Chad took to social media to rant about the Finding Prince Charming bachelor. In the scathing Instagram post, he alleged that Sepulveda embezzled funds, stole Rolex watches, physically abused partners and tried to sleep with him. (Queerty)
- BBC Radio 1 show lands the national broadcaster in hot water. Nick Grimshaw and David Walliams received criticism online for their game ‘I’m a lady’ on BBC radio 1 in which the biological gender of callers is guessed at. (Pink News)
That’s it for today’s Cuppán Gay.
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