Hookup website suffers massive security breach
The casual sex website Adult Friend Finder has been hacked, leaking data from over 400 million accounts. The unidentified hackers reportedly got access to data from Adult Friend Finder and a number of sister website due to shoddy security protocols.
Trump reassures LGBT Americans
US president elect Donald Trump reassured LGBT Americans in an interview Sunday that equal marriage is “settled law”, and will not be rolled back under a Trump presidency. He is also reportedly considering an openly gay man as US ambassador to the United Nations.
Christian mom blogger dating soccer star
Christian writer Glennon Doyle Melton, known for her tell-all blogs about being a Christian mother, has announced she is dating lesbian soccer star Abby Wambach. Melton recently divorced from her husband, and has long supported LGBT rights.
Australia shelves equal marriage discussion
Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he will “let the dust settle” before returning to any more talk of same-sex marriage. Turnbull proposed a plebiscite on the issue, but it was shot down by the left-leaning Labour party as unnecessary and a platform for homophobia.
Growing up gay in Ireland
According to a report by LGBTIreland, young queer people in the country still face major challenges growing up, including three times the levels of attempted suicide. A quarter of Irish people also still believe being gay is a choice, but the majority encouragingly believe that LGBT youth should get more support in school.