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Trump State Dept. Bans LGBT Pride Flag From Flying on Flagpoles at All US Embassies

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s State Department has banned the LGBT Pride flag from being flown from flagpoles outside all U.S. embassies. The Trump administration has quietly been waging war against the LGBTQ community, including just this week announcing it is axing federal funding of HIV treatment testing research. Under the Obama administration embassies around the world did not even have to ask if they could fly the gay pride flag outside – blanket permission was automatically granted. But according to NBC News, four U.S. embassies – Israel, Germany, Brazil...
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Lesbian Couple Says They Were Brutally Attacked After Refusing To Kiss For A Group Of Men

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A Ryanair flight attendant and her girlfriend say a group of four men beat and robbed them on a London bus while making “lewd and homophobic comments,” after the lesbian couple refused to kiss at the men’s request. Melania Geymonat, 28, and her American girlfriend, Chris, were on their way home at about 2:30 a.m. on May 30 after spending the night out, the couple told Business Insider. When the group of four men sitting behind the couple on the top deck of the bus...
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Trump Admin Denying Permission To Fly Pride Flags At U.S. Embassies Days After Trump’s ‘Pride’ Tweet

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Just a week after President Trump celebrated June as “LGBT Pride Month” in a tweet, his administration has rejected requests from U.S. embassies to fly the rainbow flag on flagpoles during Pride month, three U.S. diplomats told NBC News. Diplomats say that U.S. embassies in Israel, Germany, Brazil and Latvia were denied permission from Trump’s State Department to fly the pride flag on their flagpoles. The U.S. diplomats told NBC News that the Trump administration instructed embassies that they can display the pride flag other...
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Horrific Homophobic Violence in London: Men Beat Up Lesbian Couple for Refusing to Kiss in Front of Them

A same-sex couple traveling on a double-decker bus in London say they were beaten bloody by four men because they refused to kiss in front of them. Melania Geymonat, who is 28, told BBC News she experiences “a lot of verbal violence all the time,” but has never been physically attacked for being gay. “There were at least four of them,” Geymonat wrote about the May 30 hate crime on her Facebook page on Wednesday, calling it “CHAUVINIST, MISOGYNISTIC AND HOMOPHOBIC VIOLENCE.” “They started behaving like hooligans, demanding that we kissed so...
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WATCH: President Trump Mocks and Attacks Speaker Pelosi While on Foreign Soil – Minutes Before D-Day Ceremony

Several world leaders gathered in France Thursday morning to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Allies’ win of the Invasion of Normandy, which led to the defeat of Hitler and the Nazis. Minutes before that historic ceremony began (and after it was supposed to start) President Donald Trump was giving an exclusive interview to Fox News host Laura Ingraham. (The Trump campaign pays Ingraham by supporting her podcast, and her podcast will feature her interview with the President.) In that interview, which in part delayed the start of Thursday’s anniversary...
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D-Day 75th Anniversary Commemoration Delayed as Trump Gives Interview to Fox News White Supremacist Defender

June 6, 1944. The Allied forces invade German-occupied France in the Invasion of Normandy, a critical operation that led to the defeat of the Nazis. It became known as D-Day. June 6, 2019. The 75th anniversary commemoration of D-Day in Normandy is delayed as President Donald Trump gives an interview to a Fox News host most recently known for defending a white supremacist. According to multiple reporters on the ground at today’s historic event, that’s what happened. The ceremony was to start at 11:00 AM local time. It was delayed...
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Trump Calls Bette Midler A ‘Washed Up Psycho’ During Middle-Of-The-Night Twitter Rant From London

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); President Donald Trump on Wednesday took to Twitter at 1:30 a.m. in London to call actress Bette Midler a “washed up psycho.” The commander-in-chief interrupted his state visit to the U.K. to unleash an unhinged rant against Midler after she shared a quote attributed to Trump that he didn’t say. Midler has since apologized for sharing the fake quote. “Washed up psycho Bette Midler was forced to apologize for a statement she attributed to me that turned out to be totally fabricated by her in...
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Trump Supporter Stabs Trump Baby Blimp While Shouting He’s ‘The Best President Ever’ – Cuts Herself

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The nearly 20-foot-tall Trump baby blimp, which took to the skies in London on Tuesday to protest the president’s state visit to the U.K., was reportedly stabbed by a knife-wielding Trump supporter named Amy Dalla Mura, also known as “Based Amy.” In a video posted to Twitter, Mura films herself walking up to the baby blimp and stabbing it with a sharp object. “That’s a disgrace,” Mura shouts. “It’s a national disgrace. The president of the United States is the best president ever!” (adsbygoogle =...
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