gay rights Tag Archive

5 Memorable Beyoncé Moments from the GLAAD Media Awards

Beyoncé and husband Jay-Z made friends for life with the LGBTQ community Thursday at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles. The recording duo was presented with the Vanguard...

Charges Dropped Against Gay “Empire” Actor Jussie Smollett

Prosecutors are dropping all charges against gay Empire actor Jussie Smollett. Basically, this is a stunning reversal for a 36-year-old man who, until today, faced a possible 64...

Parade Route for WorldPride NYC and Stonewall 50 Announced

New York City Pride has released a finalized map of this year’s LGBTQIA+ Pride March route. Millions of visitors are expected, since the celebration marks America’s...

Drag Race Alum Aja Has Gone Beyond Gender

In their post drag race career, Aja has broken gender barriers – engaging audiences by embracing both masculine and feminine looks. From Drag to Beyond the Binary Hosts,...

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...

How Artistic Setbacks Accidentally Helped Me Become A Gay Journalist

In the course of pursuing a career as an artist, one writer and editor accidentally becomes a professional homosexual. The Perils of Pursuing Art Professionally My dad, a...

Keith Haring: Artist, AIDS Activist and a Casualty of the Crisis

It took less than 10 years for artist Keith Haring to rise to international fame using little more than outlines and primary colors. He was dead from AIDS complications by age 31....

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...

Drag Race All Stars: Monet X. Change Salutes the Stonewall Riots

We asked Monet X. Change what she would say to the LGBTQ people who helped change the world as part of the Stonewall Riots. The History of Drag Race All Stars Drag Race All Stars...

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...