A Detroit man is charged with shooting two men because they were gay, according to prosecutors. Demetris Nelson, 26, is accused of attempting to rob and then shooting Brian Anderson, 31, and Malcolm Drake, 26, on July 6th. Anderson died of his wounds while Drake was critically wounded.Nelson used the Grindr app to target, contact […]
Story by Chuck Tackett THE UNHOLY TRINITY OF THE USA It is on the eve of July 4th that I am writing this article. Since the 1990s, I stopped celebrating our country’s Independence Day. Don’t get it twisted. I am not a Jehovah Witness who doesn’t celebrate holidays and birthdays. It is usually the tradition […]
Story by Chuck Tackett TYLER PERRY’S GETTING HIM SOME BUSINESS My nephew Joe is a man in his early 40’s. When he was about a year and a half old toddler, he was out and about with his Uncle Chuck doing errands. We were at the store. I was at the pharmacy getting a prescription […]
Todrick Hall is a creative genius. There are no other words to describe him. He’s the equivalent to the gay Beyoncé and the rest of the world hasn’t caught on yet. Todrick just finished up as the Executive Procedure for Taylor’s Swifts latest hit video You Need to Calm Down. Which he also has multiple […]
Scott ‘Howie’ Dittman heard his friend Denna was going to Pittsburgh Pride with the organization Free Mom Hugs, a group which assists LGBT people and provides hugs at Pride events. As 44-year-old Dittman put it: ‘And I just said, ‘well I’m going to go,’ and I hopped on Amazon and grabbed a ‘free dad hugs’ T-shirt.’ […]
A new survey shows that although widely considered to be the most accepting of generations, the LGBT movement is falling out of favor with millennials and younger Americans. According to The Accelerating Acceptance report, conducted by The Harris Poll for the LGBT advocacy group GLAAD, survey respondents who were in the 18–34 age bracket reported […]
It started as a place for LGBT gamers to meet. Now, it’s grown into something more The Phoenix Gaymers is a Valley non-profit that teams with organizations like Fierce Friends and One-N-Ten in an effort to raise awareness about LGBT resources. But its roots are much more humble. The group started out as a group […]
Lady Gaga said she would take a bullet for the LGBT community during a rally in New York City commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. “True love — true, true love — is when you would take a bullet for someone,” she said during her speech. “And you know that I would take […]
The ladies of Litchfield are returning to Netflix for a seventh and final season of Orange is the New Black.
Fifty years after the Stonewall uprising, Oscar-winning filmmakers Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman and host Raymond Braun travel to three diverse communities – Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama – for an unflinching look at LGBTQ Pride, from the perspective of a younger generation for whom it still has personal urgency.