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IMDb Reverses Course On ‘Dead-Naming’ Policy, Will Now Allow Trans Actors To Use Chosen Name

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); IMDb officially moved to change its policy regarding birth names on the platform after growing criticism from transgender actors and LGBT+ groups. IMDb, which bills itself as the “world’s most popular and authoritative source for information on movies, TV shows and celebrities”, will now allow its users to remove birth names “if the birth name is not broadly publicly known and the person no longer voluntarily uses their birth name,” a spokesperson said in a statement to EW. The reversal comes after two anonymous trans...
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Billy Porter, Laverne Cox, Hannah Gadsby lead LGBT+ Emmy nominees

Pose star Billy Porter, Randy Rainbow, Queer Eye and Gay of Thrones are leading a landslide of LGBT+ talent nominated for Emmy Awards. The Emmy nominations were announced on Tuesday (July 16), with a cornucopia of visible LGBT+ stars up for awards. Pose, Queer Eye, Killing Eve among LGBT+ shows up for Emmy Awards Acclaimed FX ballroom series Pose is up for six awards including Outstanding Drama Series, with actor and fashion sensation Billy Porter nominated for Lead Actor in a Drama Series. Transgender Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox is also nominated for Outstanding Guest...
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Laverne Cox: Abortion debates must include trans men, non-binary people

Actress and activist Laverne Cox has urged people to use language that includes people of all genders who can become pregnant when discussing abortion. Cox made the statement during a speech in California last Saturday (May 18). This came after an incident on Twitter, when Cox retweeted a tweet on May 15 that said, “Woman’s body. Woman’s right to choose. End of story.” The tweet was in solidarity against Alabama’s recent abortion ban. However, another Twitter user called out Cox on the same day, saying, “Laverne you’re really gonna erase...
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