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Mormon Republican lawmaker in Utah comes out as gay

A Republican lawmaker who is a Mormon has come out as gay, saying it took him more than 20 years to do so. Nathan Ivie, a 40-year-old Utah county commissioner and member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, spoke about his sexuality in a Facebook post. “There’s no easy way to say this. I might as well just jump up and say it, I’m gay. That’s my reality,” he said in the video. Ivie said he would “continue to serve my county as Utah County commissioner...
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Protests at Scottish Parliament against anti-trans feminist Meghan Murphy

Prominent Canadian anti-trans feminist Meghan Murphy spoke at the Scottish Parliament last night, as protestors gathered outside to object to her controversial views on transgender rights. Murphy, 39, was invited to speak at the Scottish Parliament by Scottish National Party MP Joan McAlpine. McAlpine came under fire earlier this month for asking Murphy, a vocal opponent of trans rights, to speak about “women’s rights and the transgender debate.” Sisters Uncut Edinburgh, the intersectional feminist direct-action group that organised the protest, told PinkNews, “Our protest was designed to provide a platform...
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MP Roger Godsiff ‘didn’t read’ LGBT+ children’s books before attacking them

Labour MP Roger Godsiff has admitted he didn’t bother to read LGBT+ children’s books before attacking them publicly. Godsiff, the MP for Birmingham Hall Green, has faced anger after saying it was not “age appropriate” for five-year-olds to learn that gay parents exist. In an interview with the Birmingham Mail on Tuesday, Godsiff appeared to side with anti-LGBT protesters who have targeted a school in his constituency. He cited picture book My Chacha is Gay, which is about a Pakistani boy who has a gay uncle, and My Princess Boy, about...
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