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Britain Unveils Lesbian Pirate Statues
Amid a debate on why so few girls are immortalized in statues, Britain unveiled a statue of two lesbian pirates, Mary Learn and Anne Bonny. Sure, the exact same Anne Bonny that a lot of you may know from the present Black Sails. Regardless of what the present can have you imagine, historic sources inform us that she and Learn have been lovers. The statue was unveiled on the Execution Docks, an space on the banks of the Thames the place smugglers and mutineers have been hung. The statue will then be moved to Burgh Island early subsequent yr the place it is going to stay completely. The statue was commissioned by Audible, which is releasing a podcast dramatizing the ladies’s lives.
Selena Gomez to Play Lesbian Mountaineer Silvia Vasquez-Lavado in New Movie
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The biopic relies on Silvia Vasquez-Lavado’s upcoming 2022 memoir Within the Shadow of the Mountain. Vasquez-Lavado was the primary lesbian to finish the Seven Summits, the best mountains on every of the seven continents. This after all consists of Mount Everest. She additionally based Brave Ladies, a nonprofit group that helps survivors of sexual abuse and human trafficking. Gomez will produce by her manufacturing firm, July Moon. As of now, there’s no phrase on a launch date for this film.
UCF Examine to Establish Protecting Components for Suicide Amongst Younger Lesbian and Bisexual Ladies
The $2 million nationwide research seeks to reply one query: What protecting components cut back the chance that lesbian and bisexual girls will think about killing themselves? I do know we’re all screaming about how homophobia and misogyny are big components, however let’s hear them out. The research will deal with lesbian and bisexual girls between the ages of 14 and 30. By means of on-line surveys and particular person interviews, analysis will search for experiences at key moments of their lives which might be related to contemplating suicide. “We all know that connectedness – a way of belonging – is a crucial deterrent to suicide,” Lindsay Taliaferro, an professional in self-harm, says. “And we all know that isolation and concealment of who you might be can result in hopelessness and despair.” Properly, we may’ve informed you that.
Karine Jean-Pierre is “High Candidate” to be Biden’s Press Secretary
It’s possible you’ll keep in mind listening to Karine Jean-Pierre’s title earlier than. She was the powerhouse lesbian Kamala Harris appointed to be her marketing campaign chief of workers. And everyone knows that was a hit. Previous to that function, she labored within the White Home Workplace of Political Affairs throughout Barack Obama’s first time period. “Serving and dealing for President Obama the place you may be overtly homosexual has been a tremendous honor,” she mentioned of her function. And now her title has been thrown into the combo for turning into the president-elect’s press secretary. If she is picked, she can be the primary Black lady and the primary out lesbian within the function.
King Princess Releases New Single, “PAIN”
After dropping “Solely Time Makes It Human,” a tune co-produced by Mark Ronson, King Princess is able to give the lesbian plenty extra music. “PAIN.”
Lesbian, Homosexual, and Bisexual Adults Extra Prone to Develop Dementia
However why are LGB people extra wish to develop dementia? It’s the homophobia, babes. Researchers from Michigan State college imagine despair is the largest issue. Melancholy that’s brought on by a homophobic society. Current analysis on the connection between despair and dementia has but to determine which causes which. Both approach, the basis of the issue appears to be homophobia to me. Will it ever finish?
Mortal Kombat 11 Final Confirms Lesbian Character
By no means in my life did I feel I’d learn these phrases, however right here we’re. The character, Mileena, is in a relationship with one other lady, Tanya. They actually have a daughter collectively. It had been lengthy suspected that Mileena was a lesbian, however most of it was based mostly on subtext… Till now. Will she increase her daughter to be as lethal as her? Almost certainly. Mortal Fight 11 is out there now on Xbox One, Ps 4, intend Swap, PC, and Google Stadia.
“Lesbian Genius” Sends France Into A Frenzy
Feminist Alice Coffin’s ebook Le Génie Lesbien exposes male domination in France, stating that ladies have to take a psychological break from males. Naturally that ruffled some feathers. The ebook’s title additionally seeks to reclaim the notion of a genius. “All my childhood, my teenage years, I used to suppose solely males may very well be geniuses [because] I used to be solely seeing acquainted with musicians, writers, painters that have been males. Getting older, I found not solely all these girls who had been erased from cultural historical past, but in addition that many have been lesbians.” Properly, good for you queen. So what precisely is the issue? Coffin states that she tries to not eat media made by males, as a substitute focusing her attentions on girls. “It’s not that I’m eliminating all males, it’s simply that I do know their books, I do know their music and I do know so little about girls’s literature, girls’s cinema. That is an try and get entry to different kinds of pondering, different minds,” she states. Regardless of the backlash, Coffin mentions the wave of help and optimistic messages she will get from primarily youthful girls.