Queer Clicks: March 21, 2017 | People Tried To Get Onto Grindr In House Of Commons More Than 250,000 Times. In One Month, There’s No Such Thing As ‘Gaydar’, According To A New Study, & Other News
People Tried To Get Onto Grindr In House Of Commons More Than 250,000 Times. In One Month!
“People in the House of Commons made more than 250,000 attempts to get on Grindr in just one month.
A freedom of information request revealed that staff and visitors to the Government building have been trying to look at the gay dating site.” Metro.co.uk
There’s No Such Thing As ‘Gaydar’, According To A New Study
“A new study has debunked the myth that some people have a so-called ‘gaydar’.
William Cox, a researcher at University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Psychology, conducted a study in a bid to prove whether someone people really do have an innate ability to detect someone’s sexuality.” Attitude
YouTube Filtering Draws Ire Of Gay And Transgender Creators
“YouTube on Monday admitted that its family-friendly “restricted mode” had wrongly labeled some videos on its site, apologizing and promising to fix the error, after users complained that the video-hosting site was filtering some lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender videos.” New York Times
‘Power Rangers’ Breaks Ground With First Queer Big-Screen Superhero
“[Warning: This story contains minor spoilers for the Power Rangers movie]
Power Rangers is breaking down a barrier no superhero movie has before. The Lionsgate reboot of the ’90s children’s TV show is the first big-budget superhero movie to feature an LGBT protagonist.” Hollywood Reporter
“The Walking Dead”: Jesus Is Gay!
“Praise Jesus Hallelujah—The Walking Dead’s good-natured rebel Jesus has officially come out! When Tom Payne made his debut on The Walking Dead last season as Jesus, fans wondered if the character would be gay like he is in the original comic book series. After dodging the question for a year, the show finally confirmed his sexuality in last night’s episode “The Other Side.” ” New Now Next