‘Joyland’ banned: Pakistan bans national release of film depicting sexual liberation story

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN – The Pakistani government has banned the nationwide release of “Joyland”, the first Pakistani film to be screened at the Cannes Film Festival, just a week before it is due to hit cinemas in the South Asian country. “Joyland” tells the love story between the youngest son of a “happy co-parenting family” … Read more

Dave Chappelle on ‘SNL’: A timeline of the controversy over his transgender jokes

CNN – Tonight Dave Chappelle will host “Saturday Night Live” For the third time – an appearance that aroused controversy even before he went on stage. The comedian has sparked growing outrage in recent years for releasing transgender jokes, and outrage increased last fall when Netflix released a Chappelle special, “the closest,” He doubled down … Read more

Dr.. Patricia Grayhall “Making the Tours” :: Bay Area Reporter

Beginning with her first memories of trying to fit in, Making the Rounds: Challenging the Rules in Love and Medicine is an interesting memoir and Greyhall’s first book. Like many gay people from stifling conservative places, Patricia Grayhall fled her hometown of Phoenix when she was 19 to find freedom in San Francisco. Determined to … Read more

Florida Bans Transgender Healthcare Treatments for Minors

TALLASSEE, Florida — Transgender children in Florida will be barred from receiving hormones or undergoing surgeries to treat gender dysphoria under a rule that state medical officials approved Friday at the request of Republican Governor Ron DeSantis. The Florida Board of Medicine and the State Board of Osteopathic Medicine voted at a joint meeting in … Read more