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10 Black LGBT Icons Who Changed History

As we continue to celebrate Pride throughout the month of June, EBONY acknowledges LGBT African-Americans…

Director Anthony Hemingway Engaged to Actor Steven Norfleet

Congratulations are in order for director Anthony Hemingway and actor Steven Norfleet! The couple recently…

Lena Waithe to Receive Trailblazer Award at 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards

Emmy winner Lena Waithe is set to receive the Trailblazer Award at the 2018 MTV…

Richard Pryor’s Widow Confirms He Slept With Marlon Brando

While legendary musician Quincy Jones was the first to share that comedian Richard Pryor slept…

Black Lesbian Teen Suspended After Asking Girlfriend to Prom

An Alabama high school student has been suspended after “promposing” to another girl, according to…

Wendy Williams Calls Out Patti LaBelle for Outing Luther Vandross (UPDATE)

UPDATE: 12/8/2017 Patti LaBelle recently confirmed years-long rumors that R&B star Luther Vandross was gay,…

All Black Lives Must Matter to the Church

At the funeral for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who was gunned down by White terrorist Dylan…

‘Eden’s Garden’ Explores the Lives of Black Trans Men [INTERVIEW]

For the first time ever, transgender women are regularly depicted in entertainment media. Laverne Cox,…

Babymaking for Same-Sex Couples Gets Easier

The LGBT community has made great strides over the last 10 years in the area…

#ThisIsLuv:Mo’Nique Asks ‘Will You Choose to Be What You Had No Choice in Being?’

I can remember the first time I was introduced to the gay community.  I was…