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Oct. 11, 2018, we will mark the 30th anniversary of National Coming Out Day. Nearly 30 years ago, on the anniversary of the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, we first observed National Coming Out Day as a reminder that one of our most basic tools is the power of coming out. […]

Story by: Chuck Tackett FELIPE ROSE: NATIVE AMERICAN LGBTQ ICON “Donna Summer was a precursor to Madonna. At the time of her death, she along with Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, and Madonna was working on a collaboration all dance album with other female singers she had a huge impact on.” Felipe Rose  –  Member, The […]

Ellen DeGeneres surprised Seth Owen, the high school valedictorian who was kicked out by his parents for being gay, with a hefty donation. The 18-year-old student from Jacksonville, Fla. recounted to DeGeneres when his father found a picture of him and his first boyfriend on his phone. His parents sent him to conversion therapy in […]

August 17, 2018

British Vogue editor Edward Enninful believes so few male models come out as gay because they fear they will no longer be seen as a “perfect man.” Enninful, 46, who came out when he was 21, was named editor of the fashion bible last year — the first man to hold the role. When asked […]

Being Cuban and being raised Cuban made me intense.” That’s the line that opens Dance Through Culture, a short video profile on Miami-born hip-hop dancer and choreographer Cultura. Sporting hoop earrings, a nose ring, buzzed hair, a cap and an oversized tee, Cultura immediately gives off that intense vibe in Karina Gonzalez’s video. Produced as […]

Here is an interesting article that we stumbled on that was posted by the Washington Post on August 13th. Please follow the link to the full story. Story Credit: Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/comic-riffs/wp/2018/08/13/ruby-rose-leaves-twitter-after-criticism-of-her-batwoman-casting/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.340c73f91682 SOME CORNERS of Twitter and Instagram are criticizing actors who have been cast to play gay characters on screen — leading one of them to abandon […]

If you mess with Maura Healey, she can and will turn up the heat. Since her days as a 5’4” professional basketball point guard to her current gig as Massachusetts Attorney General, she’s not afraid to ruffle feathers to stand up for her team. Healey was the underdog in 2014 when the first-time candidate decided […]

Story by: Chuck Tackett CHEERLEADERS WITH CROSSES: PRO TRUMP BLACK CLERGY “This is probably, THE most pro-active administration we have in urban America & the faith-based communities in my lifetime, and I will be 60 years old in December To be honest, this is going to be the most pro-Black President that we had in […]

Story by: Chuck Tackett ” Blocking is my best friend.”  – Leslie Jones    comedian/actress Recently, I found out that my favorite comic, Leslie Jones, was being interviewed on “The Van Jones Show” on CNN. I was ecstatic. This, I felt, was going to be an evening that should be titled, “Attack of The Joneses.” […]

Story by: Chuck Tackett ARE SOME SAFE SPACES REALLY A NECESSITY? Before I begin this article, I would like to dedicate it to my friend Luis whose words gave me the inspiration for this article. Thanks so much, mi amigo. Safe space – A place or environment in which a person or category of people […]


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