HERE’S OUR ROUND-UP OF TODAY’S TOP INTERNATIONAL QUEER STORIES IN TODAY’S CUPPÁN GAY GLOBAL LGBT NEWS ROUNDUP
- American celebrities band together to implore citizens to register to vote, and vote for Hillary Clinton on November 8th. Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, James Franco, Neil Patrick Harris, Julianne Moore and more stress the importance of voting for Hillary Clinton. Check out the video below. (Youtube)
- Daniel Radcliffe said that Hollywood is undeniably homophobic and racist. The Harry Potter star has said that although the film industry appears to be “very, very progressive” it is in fact “lagging behind”, with the fear of Hollywood typecasting gay people once they come out. (BBC News)
- Barack Obama condemns anti-LGBT violence in his last ever speech in the UN as US President. Speaking out against discriminating against minority groups, Obama decries religious based persecution, violence against LGBT people, sexism and xenophobia in his final presidential address to the UN. (Pink News)
- Star of Logo TV’s ‘Finding Prince Charming’ threatens to sue his online harassers following his leaked sex-tape. Robert Sepulveda Jr., whose recently revealed escort past has caused controversy online since ‘Finding Prince Charming’ aired this month, has threatened to sue online bullies: “Come for me – you’ll be hearing from my attorneys.” (The Gaily Grind)
- UK Government committed to overturning historical gay convictions. The ‘Alan Turing’ law could see thousands of men posthumously pardoned for sexual offence convictions who would now be considered not guilty of any crime. (BBC News)
- Lady Gaga has a new music video out for her track Perfect Illusion. Gaga thrashes around in a mosh pit with her hair in a pony tail. Check out the video below.