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Sasha Lowerson
Australian surf brand Rip Curl has become the latest brand to face a widespread boycott after featuring transgender surfer Sasha Lowerson in their social media campaign. The backlash emerged following the brand's now removed promotional spotlight on Lowerson, a professional longboarder from Western Australia, as part of their "Meet The...
Sean Strickland
UFC Middleweight Champion Sean Strickland has sparked controversy with his recent homophobic remarks during an interview in Toronto ahead of UFC 297. The incident occurred when MMA journalist Alex Lee from MMA Fighting, a sister site of Outsports, questioned Strickland about his previous comments regarding his hypothetical reaction to...
Adam Doueihi
Sydney-based NFL player Adam Doueihi has sparked controversy with his response to an English Premier League social media post on LGBTQ+ inclusion. The 25-year-old athlete faced criticism after writing “embarrassing post” in the comments section of a post aimed at educating fans on positive ways to discuss LGBTQ+ issues in...
The 1975
Malaysian authorities have mandated concert organisers to implement power cut-off measures following an onstage kiss between Matty Healy, lead singer of the British band The 1975, and his bandmate Ross MacDonald on stage at the Good Vibes Festival in Kuala Lumpur. The kiss, which was described as a protest against...
Matty Healy, lead singer of The 1975, recently revealed that he and possibly another band member were momentarily detained by Malaysian authorities due to his provocative on-stage act in Kuala Lumpur. The incident occurred during the Good Vibes Festival, where Healy’s kiss with bandmate Ross MacDonald sparked significant controversy,...
Phillip Schofield & Elton John
Elton John has expressed his criticism of the response to Phillip Schofield's affair revelation on This Morning, describing it as "totally homophobic." Last month, the 61-year-old presenter Schofield admitted to an affair with a much younger male employee from the show, emphasising that it was an "unwise but not...
Rishi Sunak
Rishi Sunak, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, has come under fire after being secretly filmed making derogatory remarks about transgender individuals. First reported by PinkNews - the video, which was taken during a party on June 5, 2023, shows the PM making a range of inappropriate comments...
U.S. retail giant Target has decided to remove certain products from its Pride Collection following customer backlash and concerns over employee safety. Target's Pride Collection, which launched at the beginning of May, includes over 2,000 products ranging from clothing and books to music and home furnishings. Among the items featured...

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