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4 Inspiring Quotes from Lesbian Filmmaker Barbara Hammer, Dead at 79

Experimental filmmaker Barbara Hammer was an extraordinary artist and member of the LGBTQ community. She was a pioneer in putting feminism on film, and she explored lesbian...

Gay “Empire” Actor Smollett Pleads Not Guilty to Fake Attack Charges

Out actor and Empire star Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Thursday to 16 counts of disorderly conduct at Cook County court. His charges stem from allegedly staging a phony...

New Grand Jury Charges Mean Smollett Could Face 64 Years Behind Bars

TV star Jussie Smollett, who is 36, could spend as much as 64 years in prison. Hours ago court records reveal that a Cook County grand jury has returned a 16-count indictment...

Queer Health Warrior Dr. Demetre Discusses Second Patient Declared HIV-Free

A second HIV patient is reportedly in remission, according to the journal Nature. The case marks only the second time in a dozen years where scientists believe they may have cured...

Twitter Reacts to Death of Luke Perry, Star of “90210” and LGBTQ-Inclusive “Riverdale”

Luke Perry, heartthrob of Beverly Hills, 90210 and dad on LGBTQ-inclusive “Riverdale,” has died after a stroke a the age of 52, and Twitter is reacting. The First...

NYPD, Mayor’s Office Offer Tips to Stay Safe During WorldPride 2019

The New York Police Department and the Mayor’s office have responded to questions posed by Metrosource about safety during this year’s Pride festivities. An estimated...

The Gayest Oscars Ever? Winners, Presenters Mark an LGBTQ Milestone

On February 24, a ceiling seemed to shatter before the eyes of a nation, as the 91st Academy Awards ushered in a new era of inclusion — particularly of LGBTQ characters, stories...

Actor Jussie Smollett Will Face Charges in His Own Assault

Jussie Smollett, the gay star of TV’s Empire, is not only facing charges he faked his assault on January 29. His scenes won’t appear the final two episodes of the...

Gay Candidate Danny O’Donnell, Brother of Rosie O’Donnell, Vowed To Fight for Equality as Public Advocate

We talked to openly gay candidate for NYC Public Advocate Danny O’Donnell, brother of media mogul Rosie O’Donnell, about his run for the office of NYC Public Advocate....

Gay Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg Set to Oppose Trump for President in 2020

Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is barnstorming across Iowa this week. While the LGBTQ community eagerly awaits, Buttigieg is weighing a formal announcement that...

Meet Pete Buttigieg, the Gay Man Who Wants to Replace Donald Trump as President

Pete Buttigieg wants to be President of the United States, and his exploratory committee is about to become a full-fledged campaign. He hails from the opposite end of the...

“Empire” Actor Jussie Smollett Breaks His Silence about Alleged Assault

Gay Empire star Jussie Smollett has broken his silence about the attack on Tuesday that sent shock waves through the LGBTQ community and the rest of the nation. Smollett says he...