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They’re Here, They’re Queer, They’re Nominated For Young Australian Of The Year

They’re Here, They’re Queer, They’re Nominated For Young Australian Of The Year | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Honouring Australians who make us proud, the Australian of the Year Awards celebrate the achievements and contributions of inspiring Australians.

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With finalists from all over the country announced yesterday, two prominent gay Australians stood out in the 2017 category for Young Australian of the Year; musician, performer, YouTube personality and social activist Troye Sivan, and diversity and inclusion champion Jason Ball.

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With finalists from all over the country announced yesterday, two prominent gay Australians stood out in the 2017 category for Young Australian of the Year; musician, performer, YouTube personality and social activist Troye Sivan, and diversity and inclusion champion Jason Ball.

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How TikTok became a haven for queer and questioning kids

How TikTok became a haven for queer and questioning kids | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Queer signaling in the age of TikTok... There’s a new trending filter on TikTok called Blue & Red. Its job is simple: Like many others before it, the Blue & Red filter transforms your face either with stereotypically masculine features (against a blue background) or with feminine features (against a red background). The difference is that you can switch between the two simply by blinking, and it first went viral as a way to lip-sync to a specific duet from In the Heights between a male and female character. For some users, it became a whole lot more.

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The Inevitable Weaponization of App Data Is Here

The Inevitable Weaponization of App Data Is Here | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

A Substack publication used location data from Grindr to out a priest without their consent.

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Apple Maps promotes LGBT business with guides in NYC, London, more

Apple Maps promotes LGBT business with guides in NYC, London, more | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Apple Maps has partnered with Intentionalist to highlight LGBT-owned businesses in Seattle, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and London.

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Celebrate Pride Month with these podcasts about LGBTQ trailblazers, past and present

Celebrate Pride Month with these podcasts about LGBTQ trailblazers, past and present | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Pride Month is a time for fun, but it's also for reflecting on LGBTQ history and Pride's origins as a protest. These podcasts can help with both.

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Lavender Book Lists Businesses Safe For Black LGBTQ+ People

Lavender Book Lists Businesses Safe For Black LGBTQ+ People | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

The web-based app lists local businesses across the US that are safe and inclusive spaces for LGBTQ+ people of color.

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#Instagay: How LGBT People of Color are Systematically Excluded from Social Media’s “Gay Community”

#Instagay: How LGBT People of Color are Systematically Excluded from Social Media’s “Gay Community” | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

I sat at my desk vetting the LGBTQ+ influencers our company was passed on from the ad agency. The influencers were a mix of singles, couples and even three-person couples (throuples), all within the…

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Snap Diversity Report: Snapchat Shows More Diverse Than Leadership

Snap Diversity Report: Snapchat Shows More Diverse Than Leadership | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Snap released its second annual diversity report — overall, showing marginal change in the makeup of its leadership ranks in 2020 compared with the year before, with the company remaining lar…

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A YouTuber for All LGBTQ Film Geeks: Rowan Ellis

A YouTuber for All LGBTQ Film Geeks: Rowan Ellis | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

From “36 tv characters who should have been gay” to “Liberation vs Assimilation in Queer Cinema,” the YouTube videos of Rowan Ellis are informative, fun, and yes — very gay. Ellis is a popular YouTuber who first popped up on my feed late last year when I was doing some digging into...

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.gay Domain Releases New Episodes of its LGBTQ Web Series and Announces Sale Pricing for 2021

.gay Domain Releases New Episodes of its LGBTQ Web Series and Announces Sale Pricing for 2021 | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Today .gay announced the arrival of 5 additional episodes from the first season of the registry’s original web series, The Library, and its companion mini-series, The Dictionary.

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Is Brandon Rogers Married? Details on his Personal Life

Is Brandon Rogers Married? Details on his Personal Life | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

With so much popularity on YouTue, it’s no question that fans also want the inside scoop on his personal life, like is he married?

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A play about gay men on Grindr goes virtual during COVID-19

A play about gay men on Grindr goes virtual during COVID-19 | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

'Borders,' Nimrod Kadishman's production about an Israeli-Lebanese couple, is adapted for the phone app Telegram this week

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TikTok shadow bans LGBT hashtags in Russian and Arabic

TikTok shadow bans LGBT hashtags in Russian and Arabic | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

A new report found that words such as "gay" and "transgender" in Russian, Arabic, and other languages are shadow banned on the app.

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METROSOURCE National LGBTQ Magazine Turns 30, Launches Premiere Podcast

METROSOURCE National LGBTQ Magazine Turns 30, Launches Premiere Podcast | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

METROSOURCE is a groundbreaking LGBTQ publication that is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. Bi-monthly issues with National, New York, and Los Angeles editions, cover popular culture, entertainment, design, travel, health, HIV, fitness, and the stories of gay and gay-friendly personalities. Through print and digital media, METROSOURCE reaches over one million in the LGBTQ community.

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TikTok creators are exposing LGBTQ athletes using Grindr in Tokyo's Olympic Village, endangering them around the world

TikTok creators are exposing LGBTQ athletes using Grindr in Tokyo's Olympic Village, endangering them around the world | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Social media users are using the dating app's "explore" feature to find users in the Olympic Village. It could out athletes from intolerant countries.

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Manny MUA Guides LGBTQ People in New Snapchat Series Coming Out

Manny MUA Guides LGBTQ People in New Snapchat Series Coming Out | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Coming Out, a new Snapchat series, stars Manny MUA and is executive produced by Chloë Grace Moretz

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A Conversation with Suzy Patz, Founder & CEO of Love Out Loud

A Conversation with Suzy Patz, Founder & CEO of Love Out Loud | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

If you were to look at Suzy Patz, you wouldn’t initially be intimidated – small stature, a big smile on her face – but if you knew what she’s been through, what she’s overcome, and what she’s doing now, you might just call her iconic.

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Yelp Makes It Easier to Find and Support LGBTQ-Owned Businesses

Yelp Makes It Easier to Find and Support LGBTQ-Owned Businesses | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

A new business attribute and rainbow map pins make it easy to support LGBTQ and Open to All shops, restaurants, and nightclubs.

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Y’Allternative TikTokers Are A Little Bit Country, Little Bit Rock n Roll

Y’Allternative TikTokers Are A Little Bit Country, Little Bit Rock n Roll | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

In the y'allternative tag you'll find southern leftists, southern members of the LGBTQ community, as well as current goths who are former horse girls.

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Instagram will now let users add pronouns to their profiles

Instagram will now let users add pronouns to their profiles | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Instagram has added a dedicated space for pronouns to users' profiles, freeing up some of that precious 150-character bio space for more sparkle emojis.

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OUTtv Media Group Teams With Producer Entertainment Group Launch First LGBTQ+ Apple TV Channel

OUTtv Media Group Teams With Producer Entertainment Group Launch First LGBTQ+ Apple TV Channel | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

OUTtv Media Group is partnering with Producer Entertainment Group, to launch OUTtv USA, an SVOD service dedicated to premium LGBTQ+ content. OUTtv marks the first LGBTQ+ Apple TV Channel.

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A Look Inside the 'Super Straight' Trend Banned on TikTok and Reddit

A Look Inside the 'Super Straight' Trend Banned on TikTok and Reddit | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

It was a harmless video until it turned into 2021’s digital Straight Pride parade.

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American 'digital nomad' to be deported from Bali after LGBT and lifestyle tweets

American 'digital nomad' to be deported from Bali after LGBT and lifestyle tweets | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

An American woman and self-described digital nomad will be deported from Indonesia after posting tweets that sparked a social media backlash over perceived western privilege and lack of cultural awareness, after she said Bali was "LGBT friendly".

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Everyone Is Gay on TikTok

Everyone Is Gay on TikTok | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Straight young men on the app are posting suggestive videos with their buddies. It’s not just about the views.

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TikTok admits restricting some LGBT hashtags

TikTok admits restricting some LGBT hashtags | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

The video-sharing app insists it is "deeply committed to inclusivity" but also bound by local laws.

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Revry Takes the "Tribrid" Approach with its LGBTQ OTT Network

Revry Takes the "Tribrid" Approach with its LGBTQ OTT Network | LGBT New Media | Scoop.it

Revry is the first global LGBTQ video service, and it's growing like crazy. This year, it expanded with Brightcove's Beacon to offer a three-pronged approach to programming and monetization: live linear, SVOD, and AVOD.

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