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10 Black LGBT Icons Who Changed History

10 Black LGBT Icons Who Changed History

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 19, 2018

As we continue to celebrate Pride throughout the month of June, EBONY acknowledges LGBT African-Americans who’ve changed the course of history. From dance and... Read More

Amandla Stenberg Comes Out As Gay

Amandla Stenberg Comes Out As Gay

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 18, 2018

Amandla Stenberg, who has appeared in films including The Hunger Games and Everything, Everything, has come out as gay during LGBT Pride month. In an... Read More

Marvin Gaye’s Son Denies Father Slept With Marlon Brando (VIDEO)

Marvin Gaye’s Son Denies Father Slept With Marlon Brando (VIDEO)

by Jessica Bennett   Apr 25, 2018

Earlier this year, Quincy Jones revealed in one of his most transparent interviews ever that friend Marlon Brando would “f*ck anything,” claiming that Richard Pryor... Read More

Team Asked Running Back Derrius Guice If He Likes Men at NFL Combine

Team Asked Running Back Derrius Guice If He Likes Men at NFL Combine

by Jessica Bennett   Mar 08, 2018

During a recent appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio, running back Derrius Guice revealed that a NFL team asked him if he likes men while... Read More

Marvin Gaye’s Sister Calls Out ‘Wicked & Vindictive’ Quincy Jones

Marvin Gaye’s Sister Calls Out ‘Wicked & Vindictive’ Quincy Jones

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 12, 2018

At 84 years old, Quincy Jones has no problem speaking his truth,  as proven by recent interviews where he dishes on his 22 girlfriends,... Read More

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

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

by Jessica Bennett   Dec 08, 2017

UPDATE: 12/8/2017 Patti LaBelle recently confirmed years-long rumors that R&B star Luther Vandross was gay, a move many of his fans, including Wendy Williams,... Read More

Little Richard Disavows the ‘Unnatural Affections’ of Homosexuality

Little Richard Disavows the ‘Unnatural Affections’ of Homosexuality

by Jessica Bennett   Oct 05, 2017

Rock ‘n’ roll legend Little Richard, who has previously described himself as both “gay” and “omnisexual,” has a new outlook on life at 84... Read More

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The Gap Between Black & White Understanding of LGBTs

by Greg Simms Jr.   Mar 28, 2016

I was eating dinner with my girlfriend's best friends. Her besties are a gay male couple. A white gay male couple. Truth be told, I'd never... Read More

Michael B. Jordan Ryan Coogler Vanity Fair

Man, Listen: RyanCoogler, Michael B. Jordan and “Looking Gay”

by Michael Arceneaux   Mar 11, 2016

I wasn’t the least bit surprised to see the recent orgy of idiocy and overreaction that was the response to a recent picture Vanity... Read More

Black, Gifted and Whole: Creating a Voice for Gay Men

Black, Gifted and Whole: Creating a Voice for Gay Men

by Shantell E. Jamison   Oct 27, 2015

Guy Anthony is a man who wants to make a difference. We all do to a degree, but Guy is taking his dreams a... Read More