LIL NAS X, ‘POSE,’ ‘ETERNALS’ & MORE GET 2022 GLAAD MEDIA AWARD NOMS

It’s once again time for the GLAAD Media Awards, where the LGBTQ+ advocacy organization recognizes media for accurate and inclusive representation that pushes depictions of the LGBTQ+ community forward. Some of the big nominees include Eternals, tick, tick… BOOM!, and West Side Story in the Outstanding Film – Wide Release category, Dickinson, Gentefied, Love, Victor, The Other Two, and Special in…

LIL NAS-X CALLS OUT THE MUSIC INDUSTRY’S TREATMENT OF QUEER ARTISTS

Lil Nas X recently sat down with CBS Sunday Morning to talk about his career, and the outspoken artist had some choice words for the music industry regarding how it expects LGBTQ+ artists to “sanitize” their sexuality — and why he refused to play that game.  Lil Nas X burst onto the scene with his viral hit…

🔝 LIL NAS X TOPS DABABY AS SPOTIFY’S TOP MALE RAPPER 🏳️‍🌈

Congratulations to Lil Nas X! The Grammy-winning rapper and singer has just earned a new achievement. Lil Nas X has officially reached over 52 million+ listeners on Spotify. And even better, he has dethroned DaBaby as the most popular male rapper on the music streaming platform. As of August 10, Lil Nas X had 52.01million…

WILL YOU SEE FRANK OCEAN @ COACHELLA IN 2023?

It’s official. Frank Ocean will be headlining Coachella. It only took an extra three years from when it was supposed to happen. Back in 2019, it was announced that R&B singer Frank Ocean would be headlining the popular music festival. Ocean was originally slated to headline in 2020 alongside Rage Against the Machine and Travis Scott. But,…

FRANK OCEAN IS STILL GOING TO HEADLINE COACHELLA AFTER ALL

Frank Ocean is coming to Coachella, even if it’s three years late. In a new LA Times interview, Coachella co-founder Paul Tollett has revealed that Ocean, who was supposed to headline the world-famous music festival back in 2020, will instead be headlining the show in 2023. He will be the first out gay man to headliine when…

LIL NAS Xs NEW VIDEO IS MORE THAN A HOMOEROTIC PRISON ROMP

Out music superstar Lil Nas X just released the video to his latest single off his debut album, Montero, and it’s another visual delight. The epic “Industry Baby” begins with Nas being thrown in “Montero State Prison,” depicted as a gay fantasia filled with pink jumpsuits, dance routines in the shower, and chiseled men working out and…

LIL NAS X BLAZES THE STAGE WITH SULTRY KISS @ BET AWARDS

Out gay rapper Lil Nas X made headlines over the final weekend of Pride Month after his sultry on-stage kiss with a male performer at the BET Awards on June 27. During his performance of the chart-topping single “Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” Lil Nas X locked lips with a dancer in a televised…

DEPICTING LGBTQ+ PEOPLE IN THE MEDIA, WITHOUT STEROTYPES

Only one-fifth of people globally see LGBTQ+ people represented regularly in visual media, and when they do, the representation is often narrow and stereotypical. But a new project from Getty Images and GLAAD aims to improve the situation. Getty — which provides images to media companies, advertising agencies, and publications, including The Advocate — and the LGBTQ+ media…