GAY MAN RAPED, WHIPPED & COVERED IN FECES TO ‘PUNISH HIM’

A gay man has claimed he was raped, whipped and covered in feces to ‘punish’ him. Mogamat Yushree Jacobs had gone through successful treatment for heroin addiction at a rehab in Cape Town, South Africa. He returned to Akhbar Rehabilitation Centre to work as an admin assistant and counselor. But he had no idea what…

GAY DATING APP THAT MAKES USERS APPEAR ‘MORE MANLY’ COMES UNDER FIRE

A gay dating app has been criticised for allowing its users to ‘photoshop’ their bodies to appear ‘more manly’. The app, ironically called Manly, offers users the option to exaggerate body tone and add facial hair, among other things. Available for £4.99, the app is accused of reinforcing damaging and ‘unrealistic’ body image stereotypes in men….

RuPAUL’S DRAG RACE SEASON 10 TEASER & PREMIERE DATE REVEALED

RuPaul fans: prepare thy-selves. The untameable, inimitable Drag Race is returning for it’s biggest season yet. But it returns with some exciting news in tow. Season 10 sees Ru returning with 90-minute episodes of everyone’s favorite drag competition. Sashay away darlings. RuPaul’s bumper episodes Yes that’s correct – after nine seasons of one-hour long episodes,…

PRO-WRESTLE “SUPERSTAR” JAKE ATLAS COMES OUT AS GAY

Pro-wrestler “Superstar” Jake Atlas came out as gay last month after winning the 2017 Southern California Rookie of the Year award. The 23-year-old wrestler lives in Los Angeles, California and says winning the award was the ‘proudest’ moment of his life. He told Gay Star News: ‘I want to thank everyone for all the support and…

BERMUDA BECOMES FIRST COUNTRY EVER TO REVOKE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

Today Bermuda became the first country to revoke legalized same-sex marriage. Instead, it has replaced marriage equality with domestic partnerships. Governor John Rankin signed the Domestic Partnership Act 2017 into law today (7 February). The bill clarifies that ‘a marriage is void unless the parties are respectively male and female’. A domestic partnership is essentially an interpersonal…

JUDGES & OFFICIALS ARE SENDING BISEXUAL ASYLUM SEEKERS TO THEIR DEATHS

Bisexual asylum seekers face daily humiliation, routine attacks and are even forced to make sex tapes, GSN can exclusively reveal. As part of our Bi+ Manifesto season, desperate asylum seekers have shared the devastating reality in the ways they are discriminated against once they reach ‘safer shores’. Fearing death, assaults, rapes and arrest at home, many…

NAFESSA WILLIAMS TALKS PLAYING A BLACK LESBIAN SUPERHERO

We were delighted when it was announced we’d be getting a black lesbian superhero. Now the actress who plays her has spoken some more about the character. Nafessa Williams plays Anissa Pierce. The show premiered 16 January. By the end of the first episode, the viewer finds out Anissa is a lesbian. Williams explained in an…

ONE JUDGE’S DECISION COULD LEGALIZE GAY SEX IN EIGHT CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES

Pride-goers enjoying the beach at Montego Bay Pride in Jamaica. | Photo: Maurice Tomlinson One court hearing in Trinidad and Tobago could be the first step towards legalizing gay sex in eight countries. Currently, in Trinidad & Tobago, you can be jailed for life just for having consensual gay sex. But Jason Jones’s landmark legal…