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Countdown to the West Coast Premiere of ‘Fat Ham’ At the Geffen Playhouse

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*The cast is gearing up for the Geffen Playhouse’s West Coast premiere of the Broadway production of five-time Tony Award nominee and 2022 Pulitzer Prize for Drama winner Fat Ham, written by James Ijames (Kill Move Paradise, The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington). The Geffen Playhouse West Coast premiere of Saheem Ali’s (Merry Wives, Goddess) Broadway production […]

Former Preacher’s Wife Claims All Straight Women Have Lesbian Tendencies | Video

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*A caller on Kendra G’s YouTube show claimed all heterosexual women have lesbian tendencies, so the heterosexual relationship guru had to set her straight!  As reports, the caller named “Tomoko” is a 45-year-old divorcee and mother of three grown children. In the YouTube video above, she explains to Kendra that she no longer dates […]

Wayne Brady Announces ‘I Am Pansexual’ in New Interview

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*Wayne Brady has come out as “pansexual” in a new interview with People. “I am pansexual,” the 51-year-old actor and TV host shared. Brady and his ex-wife Mandie Taketa are parents to 20-year-old daughter Maile. In 2021, he announced on Instagram that Taketa and her boyfriend welcomed a baby boy via adoption, and Brady would […]

P.J. Moton-Poole: Working to End HIV in the Black Community

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* Despite great strides in HIV prevention and care in the past decade, HIV is still a problem in the Black community.  It’s a problem that can’t be ignored.  P.J. Moton-Poole is working to end HIV in the Black Community. The recently released Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) HIV Surveillance Report shows that […]

JAY-Z and Other Hip-Hop Artists with LGBTQ Family Members

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JAY-Z’s mother, Gloria Carter, recently married her longtime partner in a same-sex marriage ceremony in New York City. As we reported previously, JAY-Z’s 2017 album “4:44” includes the track “Smile,” on which he discusses his mother’s coming out to him. “Mama had four kids, but she’s a lesbian/Had to pretend so long that she’s a thespian/Had […]

Bishop O.C. Allen and Rashad Burgess Renew Vows in Atlanta

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*Bishop Oliver Clyde Allen III and Rashad Burgess renewed their vows on Sunday in Atlanta to celebrate 20 years together.  The ceremony was held at The Whitley hotel where 600 guests gathered along with the couple’s children, Joshua, 11, and Caylee, 10, People reports. Judge Glenda Hatchett officiated the ceremony. Before same-sex marriage was legal, […]

Unbreakable: Mother-Son Bonds Can Help Us Fight HIV

*When we think about a mother’s love, the word “unconditional” comes to mind. Whether she’s the woman who birthed you or a woman who inspires guides and supports you unconditionally, a mother can be an eternal source of love, support, strength, and advocacy. Between the mothers and sons of our community, this bond can be […]

Keke Palmer Admits to Having Sexuality and Gender Identity Confusion

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*Keke Palmer was honored Saturday by the Los Angeles LGBT Center and during her speech she admitted to struggling with her sexuality and gender identity.  “I’m so grateful to be here today to be embraced by a community that I’ve always felt accepted by and a part of,” Palmer said after being presented with a […]

Ray J Calls Out Homophobic ‘Straight N*ggas’ | VIDEO

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*Ray J has so much pride for the LGBTQ community that he’s calling on homophobic Black males to join forces with the queer collective. Ray J took to Instagram on Monday (June 6) with a lengthy video message about supporting pride month.  “A lot of n*ggas that’s straight, they don’t be trying to shout out […]

Sha’Carri Richardson Speaks Out About Abusive Relationship with Jamaican Athlete

*Olympic sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson says she is “healing” after breaking up with a female hurdler from Jamaica. Richardson, 22, has revealed on social media that she was in a relationship with the abusive unnamed athlete, whose family didn’t approve of their same-sex union.  “I was in a relationship with a Jamaican athlete that never cared […]

Philemon Chambers on Being First Queer Black Actor to Star in Netflix Rom-Com

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*Philemon Chambers is speaking out about being the first queer Black actor to land an LGBTQ Christmas Rom-Com at Netflix. Chambers, 27, has appeared in a couple of small roles on TV series like “Criminal Minds,” and “All Rise.” He has been tapped to star in his first major role for the Netflix Christmas movie […]