GAY MAN DIES @ RIKERS WHILE HELD UNDER $1 BAIL; FAMILY SEEKS ANSWERS

The family of 24-year-old Esias “Izzy” Johnson is seeking answers after the gay man died at New York’s Rickers Island prison September 7. Johnson’s family says jail officials ignored his pleas for help. He’d spent a month trying to get out of jail on a $1 bail, according to Gay City News. Twelve people, including Johnson,…

NONBINARY HACKS STAR CARL CLEMONS-HOPKINS ON BEING AN EMMYS FIRST

Carl Clemons-Hopkins was fast asleep when they made history. As one of the stars of the hit HBO series Hacks, they stole audiences’ hearts as Marcus, the savvy-at-work, vulnerable-off-the-clock chief operating officer to Jean Smart’s Deborah Vance. It’s a role that earned them a groundbreaking Primetime Emmy nod for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series,…

💅🏽 RuPAUL HOW HAS THE MOST EMMY WINS FOR A PERSON OF COLOR 💄

RuPaul is going to need to get a bigger trophy case! During tonight’s televised ceremony for the 73rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards, the drag legend and the production team behind his beloved, eponymous reality competition, RuPaul’s Drag Race, took home the trophy for Outstanding Competition Program, beating out competitors The Amazing Race, The Voice, Top Chef, and Nailed It! While this Emmy this…

☯️ A QUESTION OF BALANCE (ONE SIDED RELATIONSHIPS) ♾

Relationships can become out of balance and one-sided, if we don’t occasionally check in with each other. One of the most beautiful qualities of an intimate relationship is the give and take of energy that occurs between two people. In the best-case scenario, both people share the talking and listening, and the giving and receiving…