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by Ryan Bergeron Sandi Salas never had a formal coming out as a woman. She just simply began transitioning after college. “I never said anything,” Salas told CNN. “I just kept on with my transition because I was an adult, and I didn’t feel that I had to explain it to anybody.” But Salas’ transition period was not without difficulty. In the mid-1980s, she began working for New York City’s Department of Social Services. “When I first went there, I […]

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Queer youth twice as likely to have sleep problems

by Sophie Perry Gay, lesbian and bisexual young people are more likely to suffer sleep problems than their heterosexual peers, new research has revealed. Published in the journal LGBT Health, the study showed that LGB youngsters have more trouble staying, or falling, asleep.  The team behind the research used data from 8,563 10 to 14 year olds, the sample of which was lifted from the 2018 to 2020 Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study.  The ABCD study is the largest long-term study […]

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‘Stranger Things’ actor Noah Schnapp comes out as gay

By Niha Masih Noah Schnapp, the 18-year-old actor known for playing Will Byers, a central character on the sci-fi horror series “Stranger Things” — the latest season of which is listed as Netflix’s most popular TV hit —has come out as gay. The announcement was an instance of life following art: In July, he told Variety magazine that his character is gay and has feelings for his friend on the show, Mike Wheeler. On Thursday, Schnapp posted an eight-second video on his TikTok account […]

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Queer News

Pride Bus

Brendan Kergin There are a lot of brightly coloured busses around Vancouver thanks to creative marketing teams, but a unique one has just taken to the streets. TransLink has once again sent their PrideBus out into the world, decorated in a new rainbow flag-esque design. The bus is already in service and will continue on through the summer on regular routes, except on July 31, when it's part of the annual Vancouver Pride Parade. "Keep an eye out for TransLink's PrideBus […]

todayJuly 27, 2022 82

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Bill Hader explains why he turned down SNL appearance as iconic gay character Stefon

April 25, 2022 Maggie Baska (Pink News) Bill Hader declined an opportunity to to return to Saturday Night Live as gay character Stefon because it didn’t feel like a “good thing to do now”. Hader was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live (SNL) for eight years and was known for his dead-on impressions as well as his iconic recurring characters. One of his most well-known roles was Stefon, a gay “city correspondent” on Weekend Update. On the segment, […]

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