HBO’S LEGENDARY REVEALS TRAILER & HISTORIC GRAND PRIZE

The road to Legendary is almost over! Today the new HBO Max show has debuted its latest trailer as well as its history-making grand prize. For those who missed the news, Legendary is television’s first competition show based on the ballroom scene. It will feature eight houses competing in a series of categories incluing performance (that’s voguing), runway, fashion, and…

DWYANE WADE REVEALS 12-YEAR-OLD CHILD WILL NOW GO BY ZAYA

There are certain things that truly just warm your heart, and for us supportive parents to LGBTQ+ kids are certainly one of those things. With everything else going on in the world, it feels nothing short of amazing to watch Dwyane Wade, noted NBA star, talk about how he and his wife Gabrielle Union are…

PLEASE STOP FREAKING OUT ABOUT A “2020 TWITTER PORN BAN”

The past three to five years have seen a widespread darkening wave of censorship in terms of sex-related content on the internet. The most impactful assaults on this type of content was the dismantling of the Craigslist personal classifieds section and Tumblr’s full out ban on adult content. So it’s understandable that people are incredibly sensitive when it looks as…

ALICIA SIMMONS, A BLACK TRANS WOMAN, WAS FOUND DEAD

Alicia Simmons, a Black trans woman, was found dead in Philadelphia apartment on Sunday night according to reports. The news has slowly begun to spread across social media but is still an open investigation, at its preliminary stages. Very few details have been released at this time. The case is with Southwest Detective Division, according…

ITALI MARLOWE IS THE 20th TRANS PERSON KILLED IN 2019

For the already 20th time this year, the trans community is mourning the killing of one of its own. According to the LGBTQ+ magazine OutSmart, Itali Marlowe died after sustaining multiple gunshot injuries in Southwest Houston. After police responded to reports of a shooting at 15829 Ridgeroe Lane near the neighborhood of Ridgemont around 2 p.m. local time,…

BRIAN MICHAEL SMITH IS TV’s FIRST BLACK TRANS MAN IN REGULAR ROLE

Remember the name: Brian Michael Smith. The actor was one of three casting announcements that trickled out on Tuesday morning ahead of Fox’s 9-1-1 spinoff, Lone Star, which debuts in January. This next installment in Ryan Murphy’s burgeoning franchise will take place in Texas and star Rob Lowe and Liv Tyler as first responders tasked with saving lives every…

THIS ‘POSE’ PARODY IS THE FUNNIEST THING YOU’LL SEE ALL DAY

It’s tens across the board for this hilarious “Basic Ball” sketch from HBO’s new comedy A Black Lady Sketch Show. Ever wonder what a Pose-style ball for the non-fabulous would look like? Wonder no more! Perfectly channeling Billy Porter’s Pray Tell, Bob the Drag Queen emcees a ball. The sketch, parodizing the categories found in the…

KIKI FANTROY IS 13th BLACK TRANS WOMAN REPORTEDLY MURDERED IN 2019

According to the Miami-Dade Police Department, Kiki Fantroy was murdered on Wednesday morning. While they do not believe the murder was a hate crime, Fantroy’s mother has publicly speculated that she was targeted because of her gender identity. Fantroy’s sister is reportedly also skeptical about this news.  According to the Miami Herald, Fantroy was killed during…