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FIBO 2014 Cancelled; But New Atlantic City LGBT Festival To Debut
By April 23, 2014 Read More →

FIBO 2014 Cancelled; But New Atlantic City LGBT Festival To Debut

Fire Island Black Out (FIBO), the popular, long-running LGBT seaside getaway held every year off Long Island for the past decade, has been cancelled, its organizer says, a victim of increasing event costs.

Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox Honored at 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards
By April 21, 2014 Read More →

Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox Honored at 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, honored Jennifer Lopez, Laverne Cox, Norman Lear, and the best in film and television at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Academy Award-winner Lupita Nyong’o, Ellen Page, Rita Moreno, Naomi Campbell, Johnny Galecki, and Chaz Bono […]

By April 21, 2014 Read More →

Freefall Premieres Season 2 Episode 1

Freefall Premieres Season 2 Episode 1 By: Roque Caston After many weeks of uploaded teasers and sneak previews, Lamont Pierre finally premiered the second season of his hit web series Freefall. Freefall is the edgy drama series telling the story of three friends navigating their messy lives while slowly being pulled into the dark side […]

Posted in: Featured, Film, LGBT
Controversial documentary confronts Jamaica’s hatred of “gay love”
By April 20, 2014 Read More →

Controversial documentary confronts Jamaica’s hatred of “gay love”

Selena Blake, a former model, actress and native of Jamaica, has produced a documentary chronicling the anti-gay terrorism that continues to reign in her beloved country.

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to become 72nd President of the US Conference of Mayors
By April 16, 2014 Read More →

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson to become 72nd President of the US Conference of Mayors

Sacramento, CA – Mayor Kevin M. Johnson will become the 72nd President of The United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) when he is sworn in at a gavel passing ceremony in Sacramento today, Wednesday, April 16th.

UMass Basketball Player Comes Out, Is First Openly Gay Div. 1 Athlete
By April 9, 2014 Read More →

UMass Basketball Player Comes Out, Is First Openly Gay Div. 1 Athlete

Derrick Gordon, a sophomore shooting guard for UMass’ Division 1 basketball team, came out of the closet Wednesday, making him the first athlete in the top division of NCAA basketball to do so. Gordon, 22, told his team and family he was gay on April 2, and publicly announced his sexual orientation to ESPN and Outsports this morning.

Posted in: Basketball, Featured, LGBT
Rapper Bry’Nt Releases New Music Video “Explain”
By April 5, 2014 Read More →

Rapper Bry’Nt Releases New Music Video “Explain”

By: Roque Caston While waiting for the release of his highly anticipated debut album, rapper “Bry’Nt” continues to excite fans by releasing a new music and videos. His latest release is the Blunted Muse Productions music video “Explain.” In the video, Bry’Nt visually displays an individual contemplating and venting about the changes in a previous […]

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Mississippi Gov. Bryant signs ‘Turn Away The Gays’ Bill Into Law
By April 5, 2014 Read More →

Mississippi Gov. Bryant signs ‘Turn Away The Gays’ Bill Into Law

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant (R-Brandon) signed the “Religious Freedom Restoration Act” into law Thursday afternoon, making his state the first in the nation where people and businesses can refuse goods or services to anyone, based on a “strongly held religious belief”. The bill, which was passed Tuesday by the GOP-dominated Legislature, is widely understood to be aimed at the state’s LGBT community, and is the most far-reaching legislation of its type in the United states.

Jamaican Reggae Singer Vybz Karel Sentenced To Life in Prison
By April 4, 2014 Read More →

Jamaican Reggae Singer Vybz Karel Sentenced To Life in Prison

Vybz Kartel, a popular dancehall artist in Jamaica, has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted for the murder of an associate, according to reports by the BBC. Palmer and three other men were sentenced after being convicted of the 2011 murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams in a dispute over missing firearms.

Posted in: Featured, Hip-Hop, LGBT, Pop Music
Mississippi Legislature Passes Anti-Gay Bill, Gov. Bryant Expected To Sign
By April 2, 2014 Read More →

Mississippi Legislature Passes Anti-Gay Bill, Gov. Bryant Expected To Sign

Mississippi Legislature Passes Anti-Gay Bill, Gov. Bryant Expected To Sign By Nathan James SB 2681, Mississippi’s “Religious Freedom Restoration Act”, has passed both houses of its Legislature, and is now awaiting Governor Phil Bryant’s signature, lawmakers said yesterday. The bill, whose far-reaching provisions not only permit individuals and businesses to refuse goods or services to […]