Jon Ola Sand to step down as Executive Supervisor after Rotterdam 2020

on Ola Sand, the Eurovision Song Contest’s Executive Supervisor since 2011, has announced that the 2020 Contest will be his last in the role. As work continues on the 65th Contest, the EBU will conduct a selective search for Jon Ola’s successor.

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Why is Pete Buttigieg attacking LGBTQ+ media?

During a recent radio interview, the openly gay American politician and Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said he has had to stop reading LGBTQ+ media because of ongoing criticism. When asked whether he believes his “masculine presentation” had somehow advantaged him, Pete replied, “It’s tough for me to know, right? I just am what I am…” expanding on the cryptic response, he said: “It’s all ‘too gay, not gay enough, wrong kind of gay’.” It’s the latest misstep by Buttigieg in what should be a transformative moment in American politics.…

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Government refuses to introduce time limit on immigration detention

The government has said it will not introduce a time limit on detention and refused to recognise that LGBTQI+ people are at risk of harm in immigration detention centres. The refusals are part of the government’s response to the inquiry by parliament’s Home Affairs Select Committee into immigration detention.

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