Today’s News from Pinksixty.com
Kevin Spacey has come out after actor Anthony Rapp accused him of sexual molestation and abuse 30 years ago. Rapp says the then 26-year-old Spacey tried to have sex him at a party when he was just 14 – Spacey has apologised, saying he was drunk, with no memory of the incident.
Police and the media in Robstown, Texas have been criticised for misgendering and dead-naming a transgender woman who was shot & killed last week. Stephanie Montez has gunned down 10 days ago and police still have no suspects.
Nicola Sturgeon is to apologise next week for the historic criminalisation of gay men under previous Scottish governments. New legislation will also quash past convictions and allow others to apply to have theirs cleared.
Asia’s largest pride event took place in Taipei on Friday, attracting record crowds. On the same day, Taiwan’s leader said that he wants marriage equality legislation presented to parliament before the end of the year.
And finally, actor Colton Haynes married his partner, Jeff Leatham on Saturday at a star-studded wedding in Palm Springs. Kris Jenner officiated at the ceremony and the event was covered exclusively by People magazine.