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Daily Juice: UFC Fighter Jessica Andrade Proposes To girlfriend After Title Fight

What’s the best way to cap off a world championship fight? Proposing to your girlfriend, of course.

Jessica Andrade, an Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor, went five rounds with belt holder Joanna Jędrzejczyk. She ended the contest the loser, but showed enormous spirit in defeat.

And once she had discussed the fight with the in-cage interviewer, Andrade showed further courage to take the ultimate leap.

Fans in the crowd started cheering as she made the proposal to her girlfriend Fernanda in Portuguese, before it was translated into English. (Out Sports)

Today, I’d like to make a special request to my girlfriend, Fernanda, who is here. I want to ask her for marriage.”

Watch the full proposal below:

Pretty Little Liars star Shay Mitchell has said that playing a lesbian character on the hit show was “the best”. Talking to HuffPost, Mitchell opened up about what it was like to play a queer character and what it has meant to her.

That’s the best part. That was definitely the best part out of everything. I’ve had guys and girls come up to me and say, ‘Thanks to your character, I came out to my friends and family’.”

Mitchell added:

That means more to me than anything. The fact that I got to play this character that I had so much fun with and we got to be on an entertaining show that’s one thing, but to have a small impact on people’s lives in that way… Words can’t explain. That’s just awesome.”

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Tegan and Sara are joing forces with VICE and Instagram to discuss challenges queer people face in dealing with mental health issues. (VICE)

Together with the Trevor Project, Julia Kaye (creator of UP and OUT, a webcomic where she’s been documenting her gender transition), and Instagram public policy representative Carolyn Merrell, they’ll be discussing how each are using social media to combat stigma surrounding mental health issues, and how we can empower both physical and online communities to deal with them.

It will be broadcast live at 8:30 PM EST/5:30 PM PST on @VICE’s Instagram.

Trans whistleblower Chelsea Manning has revealed a new photo of herself after being released from prison yesterday.

In one of his final acts as President, Barack Obama commuted the sentence of Pvt Chelsea Manning, who had been imprisoned in Fort Leavenworth military prison after leaking classified government documents concerning alleged war crimes and rights abuses via WikiLeaks.


Shay Mitchell Speaks Candidly About Not Labelling Her Sexuality

Pretty Little Liars actress Shay Mitchell has been discussing why she won’t label her sexuality.


On her hit show Pretty Little Liars, her character, Emily, is lesbian, but in real life she doesn’t put herself in on category.

When I started, people were like, ‘What are you?’ I’m like, right now I’m dating a guy. I don’t know what it’s going to be in three years,” she told the mag, which she graces the cover of in a red hot swimsuit for the June 2016 issue. “You love who you love. Black, white, polka dot, that’s what my dad always said”

In her personal life, Mitchell is currently in a relationship with a man but doesn’t apply labels to her sexuality, instead advocating a fluid approach.

Talking to Cosmopolitan, she added.

I’m never going to label myself. I could be 50 and dating a woman and then what? I said I was straight and now I’m not?’”

The actress joins a number of high-profile individuals who have rejected categorising their sexuality such as Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart and St Vincent.

Daily Juice: Shay Mitchell Is Open To Dating Women, Beyoncé Slams Anti-LGBT Laws In North Carolina

Pretty Little Liars’ Shay Mitchell is Cosmopolitan‘s cover girl this month and in the mag she talks about the possibility of dating women in the future.


When I started, people were like, ‘What are you?’ I’m like, right now I’m dating a guy. I don’t know what it’s going to be in three years,” Shay told the mag. “You love who you love. Black, white, polka-dot, that’s what my dad always said. I’m never going to label myself. I could be 50 and dating a woman and then what? I said I was straight and now I’m not?’”

Beyoncé slams Anti-LGBT laws in North Carolina, ahead of ‘Formation’ tour date

She said:

As the ‘Formation’ tour makes its stop in the Tar Heel state in the midst of such a controversial time, we think it is important for us to bring attention to those who are committed to being good and carrying on the message of equality in this core of controversy.

Among the many organizations doing the good work to get this bill overturned, there is Equality NC, a local organization dedicated to securing equal rights and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) North Carolinians.”

Tegan and Sara take a ride in the music video for U-Turn.

Ellen DeGeneres is bringing Tyler Oakley into her expanding digital universe. The deal with Oakley comes with the launch of the Ellen Digital Network, a new umbrella brand encompassing all of her online content that will combine original programming and user-generated content. DeGeneres and Oakley are set to collaborate on a range of original digital projects with an aim toward developing projects for TV as well.


Princess Nokia new music video – directed by Milah Libin – which is titled “Tomboy”. It is seen as her most personal look into her life as a New York City youth thus far.



The directors of Captain America: Civil War, Joe and Anthony Russo, have said there’s a “strong” chance that we’ll see an LGBT character in a Marvel movie.

I think the chances are strong. I mean, it’s incumbent upon us as storytellers who are making mass-appeal movies to make mass-appeal movies, and to diversify as much as possible. It’s sad in the way that Hollywood lags behind other industries so significantly, one because you think that it would be a progressive industry, and two it’s such a visible industry. So I think it’s important that on all fronts we keep pushing for diversification because then the storytelling becomes more interesting, more rich, and more truthful.”

And the Guardian talks with Somalian lesbian rapper Berlin, who had to leave Uganda after she was attacked.