Janelle Monáe Comes Out as Pansexual: 10 Proud LGBTQ Celebrities of Color

Janelle Monáe Comes Out as Pansexual: 10 Proud LGBTQ Celebrities of Color

by Jessica Bennett   Jun 04, 2018

Southern songstress Janelle Monáe recently clarified rumors surrounding her sexuality, revealing that she is pansexual, defined as someone not limited in sexual choice with... Read More

Jussie Smollett Targets Trump, Gives Voice to Oppressed in “F.U.W.”

Jussie Smollett Targets Trump, Gives Voice to Oppressed in “F.U.W.”

by LaToya Cross   Mar 16, 2017

Jussie Smollett is a man of message. With his eyes glued to the current state of society, he’s not one to sit back and... Read More

Beards For The Win!

Beards For The Win!

by LaToya Cross   May 13, 2016

Beards add an edge and an upgraded element of grown man swag.   Whether you like your man candy fresh-faced, or with thin stubble,... Read More

Jussie Smollett Hosts ‘AfroPop’

Jussie Smollett Hosts ‘AfroPop’

by #teamEBONY   Dec 21, 2015

Jussie Smollett will host the eighth season of the public television show AfroPoP: The Ultimate Exchange. The Empire star will emcee the popular show... Read More

Jussie Smollet And Yazz Talk Life Before Empire, Season Finale, Dream Co-Stars + More With Angie Martinez

Angie Martinez Interviews Jussie Smollet and Yazz

by #teamEBONY   Mar 19, 2015

Jussie Smollet and Yazz came through today on the day of their show Empire's big season finale. Jussie who plays Jamal Lyon and Yazz... Read More

Stop Saying Jussie Smollett ‘Came Out’

Stop Saying Jussie Smollett ‘Came Out’

by Michael Arceneaux   Mar 10, 2015

There’s a difference between making a declarative statement and dancing around one. So while I totally respect Jussie Smollett’s choice to offer the former... Read More

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett reveals he's gay on 'Ellen'

Jussie Smollett Comes Out

by #teamEBONY   Mar 09, 2015

One of Empire’s most discussed and emotional storylines is undeniably that of Jamal (Jussie Smollett), the gay son of homophobic music titan Lucious Lyon... Read More

GREATER THAN AIDS:
Patrik-Ian Polk and Blake Young-Fountainof ‘The Skinny’

GREATER THAN AIDS:
Patrik-Ian Polk and Blake Young-Fountainof 'The Skinny'

by #teamEBONY   May 10, 2012

In partnership with Greater Than AIDS, EBONY is proud to showcase Black artists and celebrities who are using their VIP status to shine a spotlight on... Read More

[INTERVIEW}
Patrik-Ian Polk Spills the Tea on ‘The Skinny’

[INTERVIEW}
Patrik-Ian Polk Spills the Tea on 'The Skinny'

by Michael Arceneaux   Apr 30, 2012

Although strides have been made, there’s still quite the dearth as it pertains to stories related to gay life coming out of Hollywood. It’s... Read More