Rita Ora Apologizes for ‘Girls’, Says She’s Dated Men and Women

Rita Ora Apologizes for ‘Girls’, Says She’s Dated Men and Women

by Christina Santi   May 15, 2018

British singer Rita Ora has apologized after her latest single “Girls” featuring Cari B, Charli XCX and Bebe Rexha, was criticized for its “tone-deaf”... Read More

Where Did ‘Military-Style’ Police Gear in Ferguson Come From? Hint: It’s Not Necessarily the Pentagon

Second Transgender Individual Signs with Military

by Shantell E. Jamison   Mar 09, 2018

A second member of the transgender community has reportedly signed a contract with the U.S. military, ABC News has confirmed. The contract was signed... Read More

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Anti-Same Sex Adoption Bill Passes in Georgia Senate

by Teddy Grant   Feb 26, 2018

On Friday, the Georgia Senate passed a bill that would allow adoption agencies to refuse to place children with same-sex couples due to religious beliefs, Georgia Voice... Read More

Parent Group Sends Letters to LGBTQ Youth

Parent Group Sends Letters to LGBTQ Youth

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 12, 2017

A new campaign is seeking to show some love to LGBTQ youth this holiday season. Your Holiday Mom is a virtual letter-writing service specifically dedicated to... Read More

With Curated Discussions, MOBI Initiative Seeks to Empower Black Gay Men

With Curated Discussions, MOBI Initiative Seeks to Empower Black Gay Men

by #teamEBONY   Oct 03, 2017

A New York-based initiative is seeking to provide Black gay men with the necessary tools to feel empowered. On Oct. 7, the second installment... Read More

Don Lemon Gives Moving Speech While Accepting GLAAD

Don Lemon Gives Moving Speech While Accepting GLAAD

by Shantell E. Jamison   Sep 14, 2017

Don Lemon is a very outspoken man. Couple that with being Black in America and having internationally viewed platform and you have a force... Read More

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N.C. Reaches Deal on “Bathroom Bill,” But LGBTQ Community Demands Full Repeal

by #teamEBONY   Mar 30, 2017

Republican lawmakers in North Carolina and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper have reached a legislative deal over the state’s “bathroom bill,” bringing in a new compromise... Read More

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Rape Jokes, Trans Jabs, and O.J.? Did Dave Chappelle Cross the Line?

by George Johnson   Mar 23, 2017

This week, Dave Chappelle made an epic return to stand-up comedy with two new Netflix specials. So far, the reviews have been mixed, with... Read More

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Kim Burrell Loses Radio Show After Anti-Gay Comments

by #TeamEBONY   Jan 06, 2017

After being nixed from an appearance on Ellen earlier this week, gospel singer Kim Burrell has taken another hit after her sermon calling LGBTQ people “perverted” hit... Read More

Kim Burrell’s Anti-Gay Sermon Gets Her Booted From ‘Ellen Show’ Appearance

Kim Burrell’s Anti-Gay Sermon Gets Her Booted From ‘Ellen Show’ Appearance

by #TeamEBONY   Jan 03, 2017

Over the holiday break, gospel singer Kim Burrell’s sermon calling homosexuality “perverted” went viral, reigniting the conversation about Christianity and the LGBTQ community. During a... Read More