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UK: Asexual model Yasmin Benoit on asexuality stereotypes

Asexual activist Yasmin Benoit talks to PinkNews about how she realised she was asexual, why the LGBT community needs to be more inclusive, annoying comments people make about asexuality, and why she's embracing her asexuality as a proud, black model. Subscribe for more!

“You barely see asexual people as it is, let alone a black asexual person.”

Yasmin Benoit is a model, activist and an aromantic asexual smashing tired stereotypes about asexuality.

She spoke to PinkNews about whitewashing of asexuality, what people say to her when coming out, and why the A in LGBTQIA does not stand for ally. Read more via PinkNews

US: Katie Hill Makes History As California's First Openly Bisexual Member of Congress

Katie Hill made history in one of Tuesday night’s most-watched races, winning election to the U.S. House of Representatives for California’s 25th Congressional District. She defeated Republican incumbent Steve Knight, 51.3 percent to 48.7 percent.

France: 3 ministres proposent la mise en place de mesures en réaction aux agressions homophobes

3 ministers propose measures in response to homophobic attacks

Trois ministres - Christophe Castaner, Nicole Belloubet et Marlène Schiappa - ont proposé des mesures censées lutter contre l'homophobie après la série d'agressions survenues ces derniers temps.