Cuppán Gay Global LGBT News Roundup: Tuesday

Matt Terry, one of the people in today's Cuppán Gay, wearing a black leather jacket

Russell Tovey’s gay character, Daniel Radcliffe’s gay sex scene, Alaska and Katya, Matt Terry and more: The biggest international LGBT  news stories in today’s Cuppán Gay


  • San Francisco Symphony cancels concerts in North Carolina over anti-gay law. The Symphony announced the cancellation of a pair of concerts in April, in protest against the new state law curbing anti-discrimination protections for LGBT community. “We would have loved to perform at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a community that in many ways is consonant with our own San Francisco Bay Area,” said the music director Michael Tilson Thomas, who was part of a new generation of classical musicians who spoke openly about being gay. (NY Times)



  • Philippines in H.I.V. crisis after failing to provide for L.G.B.T. community. Human rights groups warn that the Philippines could face an escalating HIV epidemic due to their Government’s failure to provide safer-sex care for men who have sex with men. This, Human Rights Watch notes, is despite the fact that “81 percent of recorded HIV cases since 1984 have been among men who have sex with men,” based on the country’s own figures. (Care2)




  • Max Emerson, Alaska and Katya in funny video ad. about Pure For Men. Max Emerson and Drag Race’s Alaska and Katya feature in funny new video advertising Pure For Men. The Instagram and Youtube celebrity Max has teamed up with Alaska and Katya to inform the world about the benefits of Pure For Men, a product that ensures your “runway is clear for landing.” Watch the video below. (Youtube)






That’s it for today’s Cuppán Gay.

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