OBAMA SAID GAY POLITICIAN MALCOLM KENYATTA IS A SIGN OF CHANGE

Former President Barack Obama recently visited Philadelphia (you know, the place where bad things happen, according to Donald Trump). During his visit, Obama not only met with local politicians but he singled out one Black and openly gay politician as a sign of change. Specifically, the moment happened on Wednesday, October 21. Barack Obama visited…

DON’T HATE ON LOVE – IMPROVING OUR VIEW OF VALENTINE’S DAY

I am a sucker when it comes to Valentine’s Day. The balloons, the candlelit dinners, the lovey-dovey messages…they all totally get my heart beating. Yes, I love this holiday that’s filled with chocolate heart boxes, cupid-shaped cards, and stunning red roses. In fact, I turn to utter mush when it comes to anything romance. Romance…

CLERIC SHOCKED TO FIND TWO-WEEK BRIDE WAS ANOTHER MAN

The following story is bewilderingly ridiculous, saddeningly homophobic, and somehow true. A Ugandan cleric is making headlines because he married another man while thinking he was a woman. It then took two weeks for the man to realize his mistake. The cleric was then suspended over the controversy. 27-year-old Sheikh Mohammed Mutumba is the unfortunate…

H&M TURNS HEADS WITH INCLUSIVE HOLIDAY AD

A holiday ad with a little gay inclusion? We would like to see it. And luckily, we can!   Clothing store H&M has a new campaign to celebrate the 2019 holiday season. The fashion brand’s ad invites potential customers to “enjoy the moments in between” while displaying people dressed in their apparel and enjoying bus/car…

COULD CONGRESS GET ITS FIRST OUT GAY BLACK MAN?

Is that change on the horizon? New York’s 17 Congressional District seat is up for grabs and Mondaire Jones is trying to take it. Jones is a Stanford University and Harvard Law School graduate who formerly worked at the Department of Justice under the Obama Administration. And now, he’s running for Congress. Alongside fellow New York…

TIS’ THE SEASON TO BE H*RNY? DATA SHOWS PEOPLE HOOK UP MORE DURING THE HOLIDAYS

In recent years researchers began compiling data to analyze how often and when people search for sex online. For some reason, a 2017 article from Newsweek is making the rounds again, and someone shared it with me tonight. Turns out, according to their reporting, a study published in the Scientific Reports journal, shows people in 130 countries, inclusive of…

¿WOULD YOU PAY A BARBER TO TAKE OFF HIS CLOTHES?

Would you get your hair cut by someone naked? To black men, the barbershop is a community space. While the Christian church has been a community center for the general black community since slavery times, the barbershop has been a black male community center since its inception. You could even say black people gathered around…

LIL NAS X PLANNED ON COMING OUT EARLIER THAN HE DID

Lil Nas X‘s life has done a complete 180 in the past year. He went from being an undiscovered talent to having the longest running number one single in Billboard Hot 100 history in a very short period of time. That’s saying a lot coming from a guy who initially set out to study computer science at…

FITNESS TRAINER SHAUN T TALKS FATHERHOOD

Shaun T is letting us get a glimpse of his life as a father of twins. When he’s not working as one of the most famous fitness trainers out today, or dealing with angry mom organizations for appearing on a magazine with his husband and two kids, Shaun T is dealing with the trials and triumphs of…