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House Democrats elect Hakeem Jeffries as first Black leader in Congress
House Democrats on Wednesday elected the New York congressman Hakeem Jeffries as their new leader, making him the first Black American to lead a major political party in Congress after Nancy Pelosi, the current speaker, announced that she was stepping aside to pave the way for a new generation.The New York congressman will assume the role of minority leader early next year.https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/nov/30/hakeem-jeffries-elected-house-minority-leader
9 December 2022 by Marcus Gordon

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Dina Boluarte: Peru's first female president
There has long been a woman trying - and failing - to become Peru's first female president.But in a surprising turn of events, the woman to be sworn in as Peru's new leader on Wednesday was the relatively unknown Dina Boluarte, and not Keiko Fujimori, who had run for the office three times and lost.https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-63895507
9 December 2022 by Marcus Gordon

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British ex-Paralympian John McFall selected to become first disabled astronaut
A British former Paralympian is set to become the world’s first disabled astronaut after being selected for the European Space Agency (ESA)'s training programme.John McFall, who was selected from among 200 candidates, is joining the space training corps as a “para-astronaut”, and hopes to become the first disabled person to go to space as part of a feasibility study.https://www.lbc.co.uk/news/british-ex-paralympian-john-mcfall-has-been-selected-to-become-first-disabled-as/
27 November 2022 by Marcus Gordon

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Here’s everything you need to know about Sydney WorldPride 2023
Sydney WorldPride – aka the “mega Mardi Gras” – will be one of the biggest celebrations of the LGBTQ+ community in 2023. From performers to events and how to get tickets, here’s everything you need to know.WorldPride is an annual event that promotes LGBTQ+ inclusion, awareness and issues on a global scale via parades, festivals, conferences and more.https://www.gaytimes.co.uk/originals/heres-everything-you-need-to-know-about-sydney-worldpride-2023/
15 November 2022 by Marcus Gordon

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Taylor Swift Casts Trans Model As Love Interest In New Music Video
In a teaser trailer released for one of the videos for her new album Midnights, singer Taylor Swift is seen to reach over and touch a man's back.That man, as her fans realised quickly, is trans model Laith Ashley.Upon being touched in the video, Laith's back seems to light up in a rainbow.https://www.comicsands.com/taylor-swift-laith-ashley-midnights-2658499713.html
12 November 2022 by Marcus Gordon

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Disney debuts first 'plus-size' heroine in new trailer
Disney has quietly released a short film which is understood to feature its first plus-size lead character in a move that has delighted fans.Reflect, which is part of season two of Short Circuit, a series of experimental short films from Walt Disney Animation Studios, puts the spotlight on Bianca, a young ballet dancer struggling with her confidence and body dysmorphia.https://www.joe.co.uk/entertainment/disney-debuts-first-plus-size-heroine-in-new-trailer-364964
12 November 2022 by Marcus Gordon