April Ashley : Vogue Model, restaurateur, style icon and trail-blazing transgender activist dies aged 86

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  The glamorous icon and trailblazing transgender activist April Ashley has died at age 86.  She was a top Vogue model until she was cruelly outed by a British tabloid in 1961, and even though that damaged her modeling career, April still managed to lead the most exciting life packed to the gills. Boy George … Continue reading

Ben Cohen wants to spend next year in your house

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​ Ben Cohen, the former English rugby player is probably the nicest LGBTQ ally we ever have had the pleasure to meet.  It doesn’t actually hurt that also is the hottest-looking one too.  When he retired from the English Team he became a full-time activist and founded The Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation to combat homophobia … Continue reading

Gay Rugby Player, LGBTQ activist and former bobsledder SIMON DUNN dies aged 35

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  It’s sad enough whenever there is a ‘death’ in our LGBTQ community but it’s particularly wretched when one is taken way before their time.  It has just been announced that Simon Dunn, the Australian rugby player, activist, and former bobsledder has passed away at age 35. Dunn was the first openly gay man to … Continue reading

Jake Graf : The Man Of The Moment

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2015 turned out to be quite a year in the spotlight for the transgender community and one of its brightest stars and advocates was trans filmmaker, actor and activist Jake Graf. Fresh from performing in the award winning “The Danish Girl”, Jake now seems to be everywhere: posing on magazine front covers and writing inside them … Continue reading


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To many people the Japanese-American actor George Takei, will always be fondly known for his role as Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu the helmsman of the USS Enterprise in the celebrated television series and subsequent movies of ‘Star Trek’. When he wasn’t acting he was passionately working away to promote the work of The Japanese American National … Continue reading

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