Buju Banton Removes Homophobic Song From His Discography

Buju Banton To Be Released From Prison Next Month

Iconic reggae Buju Banton was released from jail after serving seven years of a 10-year prison sentence. While his music is loved by the many, Banton gained a reputation for having homophobic lyrics throughout his catalog. Addressing this in at least one instance, Banton decided to ban one of his songs. It’s being reported by […]

New Jersey Law to Require Schools to Teach LGBT History in School


What a requirement to come up with during Black History Month. Visit for more information New Jersey has become the second state in the United States following California’s lead to pass a law requiring schools to teach LGBT history in their classrooms. Under this latest move by the LGBT community, public schools must include […]

Police Release Persons of Interest Photos in Jussie Smollett Hate Crime Assault


The FBI along with the Chicago Police Dept. is conducting a criminal investigation in the alleged attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett and images of the potential persons of interests have been released. Visit for more information Yesterday, the CPD released two photographs of two potential persons of interest in the alleged hate crime. […]

Scarlett Johansson Facing Scrutiny For Accepting Transgender Movie Role

Scarlett Johansson Facing Scrutiny For Accepting Transgender Movie Role

Scarlett Johansson will be taking off the fighting boots of Marvel’s Black Widow to star in the forthcoming mob drama film Rub & Tug. The role Johannsson will take on is Dante “Tex” Gill. The role, Johansson, and the film have received backlash on social media due to an actual transgender actor not receiving the […]

Offset’s Homophobic Lyrics Causes Backlash From Fans


Offset might have become the world’s least favorite Migos member. Aside from the rumors of him cheating and having a sex tape on the market with a girl other than his fiance, Cardi‘s boo is now in the hot seat for a particular lyric that expressed homophobia. Visit for more information On YFN Lucci’s […]

All Eyes Are On Alabama’s Senate Election

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As Alabama voters head to the polls on Tuesday, the country waits to see who comes out victorious during the special election where controversial Republican candidate Roy Moore faces off against Democrat Doug Jones. The twice ousted state Supreme Court chief justice Moore has been a firebrand in politics for his sharp criticism of giving […]

U.S. Military Will Accept Openly Transgender Recruits Beginning Jan. 1

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Following a federal court ruling, the Pentagon has confirmed it will allow openly transgender individuals to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1. The Trump administration had resisted that deadline in court, seeking to have its ban on new transgender troops reinstated — but on Monday, Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly upheld an earlier decision to temporarily […]

Anti-Gay Politician Resigns After Being Caught Having Sex With A Man In Office

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An Ohio lawmaker who routinely touted his Christian faith and anti-LGBT views has resigned after being caught having sex with a man in his office. Visit for more information Wes Goodman, who is the Republican state legislator for Ohio, is married to a woman who is assistant director of an annual anti-abortion rally known […]

“Fresh Prince Of Bel Air” Producer Benny Medina Accused Of Attempted Rape By Actor

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Benny Medina, the “Fresh Prince Of Bel Air” producer and music manager who has worked with Jennifer Lopez, Will Smith and Mariah Carey, has been accused of attempted rape by actor Jason Dottley. Visit for more information Medina “categorically denies the allegation of attempted rape,” his attorneys say. The allegation was made by Dottley […]

Macklemore Sings Controversial “Same Love” At NRL Finals In Australia

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“Thrift Shop” star Macklemore took to the NRL grand final stage to sing hit-song Same Love, complete with rainbow smoke displays. Visit for more information Australia is in the middle of a national non-binding survey which asks voters if they think the law should be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry. For this […]

On The Rise: Jay Boogie Recollects on Self Love, Life, and Music In ‘Jesus Loves Me Too’

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3,969 Miles separates Brooklyn from Berlin. With a 6 hour time difference and a language barrier most would find difficult at best, one thing resonates despite it all. Jay Boogie’s music, glamour, and undeniable panache. Visit for more information Breaking the mold is important in today’s musical landscape. A unique sound, presentation, and personality […]

Trump Revokes Obama Guidelines On Transgender Bathrooms

President Donald Trump’s administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice, reversing a signature initiative of former Democratic President Barack Obama. Visit for more information Reversing the Obama guidelines stands to inflame passions in the latest conflict in America between believers in traditional values […]

Brooklyn’s own Young M.A.


Brooklyn MC Young M.A. has had an explosive year with the release of her hit single ‘Ooouuu’.   Visit for more information True to herself sporting New York fitted hats, jerseys and Jordan sneakers, Young M.A. is unapologetically gay. Repping the LGBT community, hip hop finally has it’s first lesbian rapper sure to hit […]

Texas Leads a Dozen States in Push Against Transgender Bathroom Rights


Texas, among a dozen of other states, have plans to ask a federal judge in Fort Worth to put a stop to to the Obama administration’s policies in regard to transgender bathroom use in public places, specifically public schools. Visit for more information The directive, released in May 2016, gave recommendations, allowing for transgender students to […]

On The Rise: F. Virtue Is Soundtracking Hip Hop’s Big Hang-Up


F. Virtue can’t go a day without music. Visit for more information And why should he? Whether he’s absent-mindedly honing his freestyle skills while cooking breakfast, finding inspiration in an obscure beat that likely hasn’t been given a name yet or hitting play on an Atmosphere record for the umpteenth time, music is woven […]

Federal Judge Blocks Mississippi “Religious Freedom” Anti-LGBT Legislation


Late Thursday [June 30] a federal judge issued an injunction that served to block a Mississippi law supporting the denial of service to homosexual and transgender people by businesses and government employees based on religious grounds. Visit for more information It was US District Court Judge Carlton Reeves who issued a 60-page report on the […]

Two Transgender Women Are Running For Congress (And Making History)


Despite the consistent acts of discrimination against the LGBTQ community that typically take place in society, two transgendered women are not only running for Congress, but won congressional primaries in separate states that earned them a spot on the ballot to win a seat in Congress for the upcoming election in November. Visit for […]

Obama Administration to Deliver Guidance to Schools on Transgender Restroom Use


The Obama administration is set to issue guidance today [Friday, May 13, 2015] directing public schools and public colleges and universities to allow transgender students to use bathrooms matching the gender with which they identify. Visit for more information It is in a joint letter from both the Departments of Education and Justice that will be delivered […]

Gov. Tom Wolf To Sign LGBT Anti-Discrimination Orders in Pennsylvania


Yesterday [April 6, 2016], Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced his plans to issue anti-discrimination executive orders, prohibiting discrimination by state contractors against the LGBT community. Visit for more information It was during an interview with Pittsburgh’s WESA radio station that Wolf made his intentions public, alluding to the decision made by Paypal to cease operations […]