Here’s our roundup of the biggest international LGBT news stories in today’s Cuppán Gay
- James Charles becomes the first ever male CoverGirl spokesmodel. 17 year old makeup artist Charles will be CoverGirl’s face of their new mascara, “So Lashy!” (Cosmopolitan)
THE SECRETS OUT.. so beyond excited to finally announce that I am the new face of #COVERGIRL and the first ever coverBOY. 😱 I am so thankful and excited and cannot wait to show you all what we have in store. Make sure you go check out @covergirl on Instagram for more info! AND YES I know I have lipstick on my teeth 😬😂 it was a looonnnnggg day.
- Logo symbolically censored LGBT content to show support for those living in intolerant countries. Yesterday, Logo censored their LGBT content in solidarity with those for which content is regularly blocked. (Glaad)
- Russia shuts down a support group for LGBT teens. The Russian media watchdog has shut down Children 4o4, one of the only support groups for LGBT people in the country due to falling afoul of the ‘gay propaganda’ law. (GSN)
- Wonder Woman will be straight in upcoming film. Gal Gadot, the actress starring as Wonder Woman in next year’s film, has said that the superhero does not experience any bisexual relationships. (Moviefone)
- Bill Shorten presses government to legislate for same-sex marriage. Australia’s left-wing party hope to achieve same-sex marriage equality without the need for a plebiscite, citing historical implementation of legislation as the basis for their decision. (Advocate)
- Will Young quits Strictly Come Dancing. The pop star who was tipped to win the BBC One show has left for personal reasons, he revealed in a statement. (GSN)