LGBTQ

Attendees of Miami’s Winter Party Festival Revealed as Coronavirus Victims

An annual, week-long LGBTQ event in Miami that ended over a week ago has revealed that some of the festival’s attendees have now tested positive for the novel coronavirus. According to festival organizers, of the tens of thousands of attendees of the festival, several of them have tested positive for the Coronavirus. “We know there […]

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige Confirms First Transgender Character is On the Way to the MCU

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has confirmed that the MCU will be getting its first transgender character “very soon.” In a recent appearance as a guest speaker at the New York Film Academy, Feige discussed Marvel’s aspirations to include greater LGBTQ+ representation in the franchise, as one student inquired about whether the studio had any plans to add […]

Gay & Hip-Hop: 5 Emcees That Will Change the Stigma of Homophobia in Rap

We hope the entire LGBTQ community and those that consider themselves allies had an amazing Pride Month for the entire duration of June! As the Pride festivities comes to a close today, we wanted to identify that longstanding issue between those who proudly identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or any nonconforming sexual identity and […]

Chicago PD Sends Letter Demanding $130K From Jussie Smollett

The City of Chicago and the Chicago Police Department intend on suing actor Jussie Smollett if he does not pay the $130K for the cost of the investigation into his allegations that he was a victim of a racist and homophobic hate crime. The letter from the police demanded, “immediate payment of the $130,106.15 expended […]

‘Empire’ May Suspend Jussie Smollett Following Felony Indictment

Prior to the criminal charges, reps for the Fox series Empire made statements that Jussie Smollett’s character would not be removed from the show, but after being charged with filing the false police report in the created and rehearsed hate attack, Smollett maybe removed from the TV drama. Sources close to the show’s producers say […]

Snoop Dogg Downs Oscars and Supports BET And Soul Train Awards

Snoop Dogg has never been the type to bite his tongue or hold his thoughts for anybody. He’s always felt comfortable expressing what’s on his mind, and after comedian-actor Kevin Hart stepped down from hosting the Oscars, Snoop gave it to the Academy. In an Instagram post, the multifaceted rapper, host and proud advocate for […]

NYC To Add Non-Binary ‘X’ Gender Selection On Birth Certificates

People born in New York City who don’t identify as male or female will have the option of changing their birth certificates to “X” under legislation passed Wednesday by the City Council. The bill adopted by a 41-6 vote will also allow parents to choose the designation for their newborns, and it will permit adults […]

Judge Rules Against President Trump’s Policy Banning Transgender Soldiers

The LGBT community wins another victory against the Trump administration. On Monday, a federal court ruled that the Trump administration could not enforce a policy banning certain transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, becoming the second court in the United States to rule against Trump’s policy since it was unveiled in March. President […]

Paris Jackson Reveals That She Is Bisexual During Q&A On Social Media

Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris took a big leap in revealing her personal life to the public this weekend about her sexuality. While answering questions from fans on Instagram via an “ask me a question” app, Paris Jackson unveiled that she is bisexual, but she does not care to be compartmentalized. A fan asked the question, […]

Morehouse College Considering ‘Establishment Of A Transgender Policy’

Morehouse is an all-male college. But what happens if you are male and while attending Morehouse, having paid thousands of dollars in tuition—you realize that you are transgender? Should the institution be allowed to kick you out? What if you are a transgender man, should you not be allowed to attend Morehouse? Is Morehouse only […]

Tessa Thompson on Relationship With Janelle Monae: ‘We Love Each Other Deeply’

Tessa Thompson publicly stated that she is “attracted to men and also to women.” This PSA follows speculation about her sexuality after she played Janelle Monae’s love interest and clitoris in the music videos “Pynk” and “Make Me Feel.” Thompson gave some insight about how her family views sexuality. “I can take things for granted […]

Levi’s Unveils LGBTQ+ Pride Collection

Words by Kyra Donahoo June has finally rolled around and is marked as the beginning of Pride month. To kickstart the celebration, Levi’s has released a collection that focuses on an “I AM _____” theme, highlighting various identities with graphic tees to celebrate individuality and equality. Advertisement The collection is composed of staple pieces that […]

Rita Ora Apologizes for New Single ‘Girls’ After Criticism

British singer and former Roc Nation signee, Rita Ora, issued an apology on Monday for some of the messaging in her latest single, “Girls.” Ora dropped the new track featuring Bebe Rexha, Cardi B, and Charli XCX on Friday and immediately faced criticism. On the track, Ora speaks about drinking red wine and wanting to […]

Lena Waithe Rocked a Pride-Flag Cape at the Catholic-Themed Met Gala

Lena Waithe Rocked a Pride-Flag Cape at the Catholic-Themed Met Gala

Lena Waithe just made history at the 2018 Met Gala. She became the first person to rock a pride flag on the infamous red carpet. Waithe donned a pride flag cape with a black and white suit. The gala’s theme “Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” made the moment all the more savory because we all […]

Lesbian Love Scene Deleted From ‘Black Panther’, Actress Speaks Out

Black Panther made history at the box office this weekend, reportedly bringing in $192 million for its three-day debut in North America, which is the fifth biggest opening of all time. The film is a first of its kind superhero movie, with all-Black cast and a Black director, Ryan Coogler. There are countless empowering moments […]