WHAT DO LGBTQ RIGHTS HAVE TO DO WITH BLACK LIVES MATTER?

I cannot honestly consider the fruits of political or social progress in the LGBTQ community without a lens for the past and future. Furthermore, advances in LGBTQ progress can only be considered progress if it creates a new track, not forcing acceptance on a current track. Therefore, nothing can be honestly praised without a larger…

MATT BOMER HAS NO TIME FOR GAY STEREOTYPES IN NEW INTERVIEW

In a recent interview, “Magic Mike XXL” star Matt Bomer didn’t hesitate to let a Hola Hollywood reporter know that her gay-specific question made him uncomfortable.  When Dulce Osuna asked if the gay community was harder to please than the general population in terms of movies, Bomer, 37, turned visibly agitated, and then responded, “Why would…

TOM SOSNIK, TRANSGENDER TEEN, COMES OUT IN AMAZING SPEECH (VIDEO)

This just made our week. Tom Sosnik may only be 13-years-old, but the articulate teen has a more solid grasp on his sense of self than many adults we know. In light of the tragic death of transgender teen Leelah Alcorn, Sosnik decided to share his gender identity with his friends and family by publicly coming…

CYNDI LAUPER ANNOUNCES ‘HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS’ CONTEST

Haven’t you always wanted to meet Cyndi Lauper? Well, here’s your chance… The queer icon announced this week a new initiative that simultaneously supports her True Colors Fund, while giving participants the opportunity to win a trip to NYC for the annual “Home for the Holidays” concert and and a face-to-face meeting with Lauper herself. This year’s…

LAVERNE COX NAMED ONE OF GLAMOUR MAGAZINE’S WOMAN OF THE YEAR

She just can’t be stopped! 2014 has been a whirlwind of a year for transgender actress and activist Laverne Cox and the awards and recognition don’t seem to be winding down anytime soon. Now,Glamour magazine has named Cox as a 2014 Woman of the Year, a title annually given to a select group of influential women….

DOUG LOCKE DEBUTS ‘#THISCOULDBEUS’ VIDEO

#ThisCouldBeUs… But you playin’. This viral (and hilarious) Internet meme takes on a whole new meaning in Doug Locke’s new song and video, titled #ThisCouldBeUs. In this touching video Locke’s character reconnects with a long lost love, while simultaneously reliving the days of their youth together. “We all have those former loves that, while life may have…