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Jim Obergefell is Doing the Right Thing

Most of us first heard the name Obergefell back on June 26, 2015. This was the date the U.S. Supreme Court struck down all state bans on same-sex marriage. Many of us couldn’t...

LGBTQ+ Superheroes of Reality TV: Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey

The dynamic duo of Randy Barbato and Fenton Bailey, along with their award-winning team, have not only made RuPaul’s Drag Race a mainstream success but have been designated by...

Gender Expression on, and off, screen Rhoyle Ivy King is the new all-American

During Black History Month, actor Rhoyle Ivy King made CW and LGBTQ history for his role of Nathaniel, the network’s first non-binary BIPOC character, on All American:...

OUT Anchor Shepard Smith Delivers the News

After 24 years at Fox News, Shepard Smith, who came out as an openly gay man in 2017, is anchoring The News with Shepard Smith on CNBC. Now in its 2nd year, the show has shown...

Julia Scotti shares her comedy with the world post America’s Got Talent

Comedian Julia Scott, aged 63, aka “the crazy old lady of comedy,” took to the stage of America’s Got Talent as Simon Cowell, Howie Mandell, Heidi Klum, Mel B, and millions...

Silvia Vasquez-Lavado inspires awe and captures Hollywood’s attention

Silvia Vasquez-Lavado became the first Peruvian woman to summit Mount Everest, and in 2018 she became the first openly gay woman to climb the Seven Summits, the tallest mountain...

TikTok Star Corey O’Brien & Partner to NFL Player Ryan Russell is Dancing his way to Freedom

You may know Corey O’Brien from his TikTok dances, which rank in the multi-millions of views. You may know him from his modeling work, his shoots have been both sexy and artful,...

Opening Act – Celebrating the World’s First LGBTQ Mariachi Band

Sing it with us now: musicians have swagger! Ever since Elvis gyrated his bedazzled hips, we have been swooning to the symbiosis of melodies and machismo. But if you automatically...

Karl Schmid – Beyond the Red Carpet

You may recognize on-camera journalist Karl Schmid from his coverage of the Oscars on ABC’s On the Red Carpet, or you may recognize him from the 1st ever televised broadcast of...

Retiring While Inspiring: Lorri L. Jean’s Labor of Love at the Los Angeles LGBT Center

In September of 2020, it was announced that the Los Angeles LGBT Center would begin its search for a successor to CEO Lorri L. Jean who, at the time of retirement in July of 2022,...

Out Wrestler Anthony Bowens is Body-Slamming Preconceptions

Let’s put all the stereotypes on the mat: we assume male athletes are toxic, aggressive louts who simmer in self-loathing until it erupts in assault under the guise of sport,...

Gregory Matthew Rodriguez’s Sweet Life in Baketopia

Baking challenge shows have become the rage with ratings high for shows like The Food Network’s Baking Championship franchise, Netflix’ The Great British Bake Off and even...