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…

LAWMAKERS MADE A PULSE NATIONAL MEMORIAL BILL

Almost three years after the Pulse nightclub shooting, we may be on the precipice of a major political nod. Members of central Florida’s congressional delegation are working on a bill that would make the location of the Pulse nightclub shooting a national memorial. U.S. Reps. Darren Soto and Stephanie Murphy announced their plans for the…

TEENS IN CHARLESTON WERE GIFTED A QUEER PROM

LGBTQ teens in South Carolina were honored by the surrounding community with a Queer Prom. LBGTQ-inclusive and supportive group We Are Family recently hosted a Queer Prom in Charleston. The “Enchanted” themed event, in which students were invited to dress however they liked, was held at the Redux Contemporary Art Center in Charleston, according to local news…

CHICAGO ELECTS FIRST OPENLY LGBTQ BLACK FEMALE MAYOR

In a historic race, Democrat Lori Lightfoot has been elected mayor of Chicago, Illinois. With 98.7 percent of the precincts reporting, Lightfoot had 73.7 percent of the vote to longtime politician Toni Preckwinkle’s 26.3 percent. The achievement makes the 56-year-old former federal prosecutor the first openly LGBTQ person – and the first Black female –…

CALL IT A “RuBIRTH”; RuPAUL RE-JOINS THE TALK SHOW GAME THIS SUMMER!

In a much anticipated daytime move, RuPaul Charles’ daily syndicated talk show has been picked up by Fox Television Stations for a three-week test run this summer (Deadline.com reports). Titled very simply  RuPaul, the project, produced by Telepictures, was one of the high profile new syndicated hopefuls for a fall 2019 launch. It joins other hopeful…

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…

A SELF-LUBRICATING CONDOM IS ALMOST HERE. WILL IT CHANGE SEX FOREVER?

Thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, a new self-lubricating condom is in development and will be available to the public in the near future. As reported by Pink News, the new condom technology has been in development at Boston University for over three years and has gone through 1,000 formulations. The…

WASHINGTON D.C. MAN SUES TEACHERS UNION FOR GAY BASED DISCRIMINATION

A Washington D.C. man is suing the Washington Teachers’ Union after suffering discrimination and ultimately being fired because he’s gay. According to PR Newswire, Barry Hobson, a 36-year-old Upper Marlboro resident who worked as a receptionist and office assistant, has filed a federal lawsuit with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Hobson…