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Pink pinkies in Myanmar, Lena Waithe and Alana Mayo break up and Calum Scott thirst traps

Here’s what to expect from Xtra Weekly, Jan. 24

Pink pinkies in Myanmar, Lena Waithe and Alana Mayo break up and Calum Scott thirst traps
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Hello, friend! It’s nearly your favourite time of the week—the weekend! And with the weekend comes your favourite newsletter, Xtra Weekly. Haven’t subscribed yet? Look at what you’re missing.

Here’s a sneak peek of this week’s edition of Xtra Weekly:

QUEER NEWS AROUND THE WORLD

👉 In an effort to decriminalize same-sex relationships in Myanmar, LGBTQ activists urged people to paint their little finger pink to highlight the issue ahead of the country’s general elections later this year. Also this week, Hong Kong lesbian bars are closing but LGBTQ people in China say that’s a good thing. And a moment of silence for this chicken—after months-long protests, Chick-fil-A closes its last U.K. location. 🙋

SIS, CULTURE IS QUEER 🤷🌈

👉Thirst trap alert 🚰🚨. British singer Calum Scott dropped his body transformation photos and gurrllll. Plus, Lena Waithe and Alana Mayo announced their break-up, and RuPaul snatched a literal wig and we’re gagging.

All these stories and more in this week’s Xtra Weekly.

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