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The Gap Between Black & White Understanding of LGBTs

The author shares the moment he realized people who were not like him with regard to their sexuality were just like him in other ways and why their acceptance in the Black community is so important in this thought-provoking reposted March 2016 article.

10 Black LGBT Icons Who Changed History

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

Amandla Stenberg Comes Out As Gay

Amandla Stenberg, who has appeared in films including The Hunger Games and Everything, Everything, has come…

JAY-Z’s Mother, Gloria Carter, to Be Honored at GLAAD Media Awards

Almost one year after JAY-Z shared with the world that his mother, Gloria Carter, is…

Eva Marcille Addresses Rumors She Previously Dated Missy Elliott (VIDEO)

Eva Marcille was thrown for a loop when relative stranger Shamea Morton inquired about her…

Kim Burrell Appearance Canceled Due to Past Anti-Gay Remarks

The New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators has cancelled an appearance…

Lesbian Woman Found Shot, Burned to Death in D.C. Car Trunk

A 23-year-old lesbian woman was brutally murdered just days before the New Year, Huffington Post…

JAY-Z, JAY-Z Fall Tour for '4:44' Album

JAY-Z’s Mom Details Coming Out on ‘Smile’

JAY-Z’s mother isn’t shy about who she is, and while the “Change Clothes” rapper has…

Michael B. Jordan Ryan Coogler Vanity Fair

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

I wasn’t the least bit surprised to see the recent orgy of idiocy and overreaction…

Homophobia Is a Real Fear … but of What, Exactly?

Why Straight Men are “Right” to be Homophobic

To be a homophobe in 2014 is, increasingly, to find oneself on the fast track…