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Brazil’s Supreme Court overturns censorship of Netflix show

Brazil’s Supreme Court overturns censorship of Netflix show

Published 09/01/2020

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s Supreme Court on Thursday overturned an injunction against Netflix Inc that had prevented the video streaming service from showing a [more…]

Hallmark reverses position on same-sex couple ads after public outcry

Hallmark reverses position on same-sex couple ads after public outcry

Published 16/12/2019

(Reuters) - The chief executive officer of Hallmark Cards apologized on Sunday night and said the company would reverse an earlier decision to pull television [more…]

Sex-change operations yield long-term mental health benefits for transgender people

Sex-change operations yield long-term mental health benefits for transgender people

Published 08/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - When transgender people undergo sex-reassignment surgery, the beneficial effect on their mental health is still evident - and increasing - years later, [more…]

Gay performers shine with several wins at the Emmy Awards

Gay performers shine with several wins at the Emmy Awards

Published 23/09/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Gay performers shined at the Emmy Awards on Sunday with wins in several categories including best actor in a drama series, [more…]

‘Leaving Neverland’ wins Emmy, Beyonce snubbed for ‘Homecoming’

‘Leaving Neverland’ wins Emmy, Beyonce snubbed for ‘Homecoming’

Published 15/09/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A documentary about alleged sexual abuse by Michael Jackson won an Emmy on Saturday while RuPaul was named best reality show [more…]

Biden, fellow Democrats back on campaign trail after third…

Biden, fellow Democrats back on campaign trail after third…

Published 13/09/2019

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Former Vice President Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail on Friday after a Democratic debate that largely reinforced his front-runner status [more…]

Singer Sam Smith embraces gender neutral pronouns they/them

Singer Sam Smith embraces gender neutral pronouns they/them

Published 13/09/2019

(Reuters) - British singer Sam Smith on Friday asked to be referred to by the gender neutral pronouns they/them, citing “a lifetime of being at [more…]

No ‘gay gene’, but study finds genetic links to sexual behavior

No ‘gay gene’, but study finds genetic links to sexual behavior

Published 30/08/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A large scientific study into the biological basis of sexual behavior has confirmed there is no single “gay gene” but that a [more…]

Elton John delivers message of tolerance at first, last Montreux show

Elton John delivers message of tolerance at first, last Montreux show

Published 29/06/2019

MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - Elton John made his first and last appearance at the Montreux Jazz Festival on Saturday, delivering a slick and energetic performance [more…]

Putin says ‘genius musician’ Elton John mistaken on Russia LGBT rights

Putin says ‘genius musician’ Elton John mistaken on Russia LGBT rights

Published 29/06/2019

OSAKA (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Elton John was “mistaken” about LGBT rights in Russia, while praising the British singer [more…]