Homophobic backlash over ‘revolting, grotesque’ sexual health campaign (7/30/2021) - The long-running program has received public complaints over each new iteration.
Mixed reactions to apology by rapper DaBaby for homophobic comments (7/28/2021) - “Fellas, if you ain’t sucking dick in the parking lot, put your cellphone lighter up.”
Melton councillor wants trans people forced to use separate bathrooms (7/28/2021) - Her contributions to public forums have been criticised as transphobic.
Record number of councils across Victoria passing LGBTIQA+ reforms (7/27/2021) - “Our local councils play a critical role in the health and wellbeing of LGBTIQA+ residents.”
Transphobia creating barriers to sexual health testing: study (7/24/2021) - Most trans people have been treated insensitively by health workers.
HIV prevention drug to be free of charge through US insurers (7/24/2021) - The excessive costs of the drug have kept it out of reach for many at risk.
A quarter of young queer Americans are non-binary: study (7/19/2021) - Another 1 in 5 said they were questioning whether they were non-binary.
Laurel Hubbard to make history as first out trans Olympian (7/19/2021) - The athlete has fought for acceptance in women’s weightlifting.
Taliban vows to crush gay men to death in Afghanistan (7/14/2021) - A judge says that the military group will implement national Sharia law if it takes power.
People living with HIV at 100 times greater risk of suicide: study (7/10/2021) - “There is an urgent need to prioritise mental health screening and care into all HIV testing and treatment settings.”