Generalwebmaster

‘There is no tolerance yet’: Trans woman attacked in Cameroon thumbnail
General
‘There is no tolerance yet’: Trans woman attacked in Cameroon

Text by: Chloé Lauvergnier 5 min A transgender woman was assaulted and humiliated in mid-November in Yaoundé, Cameroon, as shown in videos posted on social networks. Members of the local LGBT community report that they suffer regular attacks and discrimination, and that transgender people are the most affected among them. On November 19, a resident…

UK confirms first two Omicron cases thumbnail
General
UK confirms first two Omicron cases

Travelers walk near an electronic flight notice board displaying canceled flights at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, on November 27, 2021. — AFPLONDON: Britain on Saturday confirmed its first two cases of the new Omicron strain of COVID-19, both linked to travel from southern Africa, and expanded travel restrictions on the region.”After…

Paul Adefarasin returns with The Experience thumbnail
General
Paul Adefarasin returns with The Experience

Please enable cookies. Ray ID: 6b4cac1c6b207fcf • 2021-11-27 16:18:25 UTC Access denied What happened? This website is using a security service to protect itself from online attacks. Cloudflare Ray ID: 6b4cac1c6b207fcf • Your IP: 2a02:4780:1:8::6 • Performance & security by Cloudflare

Anti-vaxxers are targeting NT Indigenous communities with quarantine and vaccine conspiracies thumbnail
General
Anti-vaxxers are targeting NT Indigenous communities with quarantine and vaccine conspiracies

Positioned in front of a giant Aboriginal flag, a group of First Nations people speak one after another about the Northern Territory (NT)’s COVID-19 response.  The eldest, wedged between others in the middle of the couch, speaks briefly but generally about a need for unity and sovereignty. The next speakers are more specific: they rail against…

President Biden's First National Christmas Tree Cost $139k thumbnail
General
President Biden’s First National Christmas Tree Cost $139k

NAT’L CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING Biden’s First Tree Cost You $139K … Live Audience Returns!!! 11/27/2021 1:00 AM PT President Biden’s first National Christmas Tree Lighting is going to be more lively than Donald Trump’s last one … but bringing back a live audience is gonna cost taxpayers a bundle. According to federal docs, obtained by…

Former 'X-Factor' star Thomas Wells dies in freak conveyor belt accident thumbnail
General
Former ‘X-Factor’ star Thomas Wells dies in freak conveyor belt accident

Singer Thomas Wells — known for competing talent shows including “X-Factor,” “America’s Got Talent” and “The Voice” — died in a gruesome accident at a tire factory earlier this month, a report said Friday. The 46-year-old was working at the manufacturing plant in Oklahoma when he got caught in an automatic conveyor belt, which did…

Inconsistent Spitfires unable to rally from four-goal deficit in 6-5 loss to Spirit thumbnail
General
Inconsistent Spitfires unable to rally from four-goal deficit in 6-5 loss to Spirit

Author of the article: Jim Parker  •  Windsor Star Windsor Spitfires’ forward Kyle McDonald scores on the power play during Friday’s 6-5 loss to the Saginaw Spirit at the WFCU Centre. Friday was the start of the second quarter of the Windsor Spitfires’ schedule and many of the problems that plagued the team in the…

Avril Lavigne to tour across Canada for 1st time in more than a decade thumbnail
General
Avril Lavigne to tour across Canada for 1st time in more than a decade

Avril Lavigne has announced her first cross-Canada tour in more than a decade. The Bite Me Canada 2022 tour is set to hit 14 cities between May 3 and 25, with special guests GrandsonandMod Sun.Canadian singer Avril Lavigne arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York City on Sept. 12. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)Avril Lavigne has…

Musical Theater Legend Stephen Sondheim Dies at 91 thumbnail
General
Musical Theater Legend Stephen Sondheim Dies at 91

(NEW YORK) — Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century with his intelligent, intricately rhymed lyrics, his use of evocative melodies and his willingness to tackle unusual subjects, has died. He was 91. Sondheim’s death was announced by his Texas-based attorney, Rick Pappas, who…