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Must Read Interview with Model/Actress/Business Owner Nina Lauren aka Heaven Sent

1. How did you get started acting and what have you acted in? Well, I got started with acting when I was living in Charlotte, NC. During this particular time, I’d been having a kind of curiosity about the set life, and working with other actors. It looked really fun on tv and I’d always look at the outtakes and think it’d be really cool to have a great time and pretend to be someone else. Anywho, someone tagged me in a casting post for the web series, Come TakeRead More


Xclusive Interview with Writer & Producer B. Danielle Watkins

 1. You started writing at age 9, what inspired you to become a writer so young? And was it a short story or a poem? I honestly don’t think at the time I would have considered it “becoming a writer” as much as I would have considered myself an over achiever.  It was a class assignment I had in 4th grade that caused me to want to be the best and resulted in a horror short about a werewolf. 2. You stated you grew up alone in one of yourRead More


Malawi: Public Inquiry on homosexuality laws divides both sides of the debate

The announcement by the southern African nation of Malawi to hold a public inquiry on homosexuality laws has surprised both advocates and opponents of the debate. Centre for Solutions Journalism – Malawi executive director BRIAN LIGOMEKA writes Despite the incident happening some five years ago, 30 year-old Makana still remembers vividly all the insults family members hurled at him upon disclosing that he was sexually attracted to fellow men. To his chagrin, leading the onslaught of those castigating him was his own father who was a church elder of aRead More


Aaron Carter Comes Out Bisexual, Twitter Reacts

Singer Aaron Carter took to Twitter Saturday night and revealed to the world that he is bisexual. Carter talked about how he found solace through his music, but his reveal sparked conversation regarding exclusion in the LGBTQ community and society as a whole. In a personal note he released on Twitter, Carter publicized his sexual orientation.…


Lesbians in Senegal just want a place where they can be themselves

It is not easy to find gay women in Senegal. Homosexuality is illegal in the country, though several small LGBT rights groups operate there. But because they were founded during the AIDS crisis and considered as actors in keeping down HIV infection rates, they are focused on men. Lesbian women are now starting to fight for…


Bobby Valentino Caught On Camera With a Transgender Prostitute

Oh, Bobby V! R&B Singer, Mista Bobby Valentino was caught with a transgender prostitute running out the apartment without any shoes on leaving behind his keys because he was trying not to get caught on camera with a transgender prostitute. Reima Houston the transgender women that Bobby V was caught with, put him on blast on social media because he didn’t pay her for her services.  Furthermore, Lil Scrappy was caught on video with Bobby Valentino in a room full of transgender women, but Lil Scrappy is denying they were transgenderRead More


Trump transgender military ban: Check out Jennifer’s story

“It was devastating.” That was the reaction from one US Army Captain to President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender individuals from military service. Just months ago, Jennifer Sims e-mailed over 200 fellow troops who knew her as Captain Jonathan Sims, to tell them her transgender secret. Now though she is left facing an uncertain future.…


Should The Breakfast Club get Backlash for Lil Duval’s Transgender Comments?

On Friday, July 28, 2017, Lil Duval’s stated if he found out someone he had sex with was transgender and they didn’t tell him, he stated he would probably would want to kill them. Was that statement appropriate or inappropriate? People started a boycott against The Breakfast Club. Now because of that statement from Lil Duval, The Breakfast Club is getting bashed because of his statement. Watch the video below of Lil Duval’s comments on the transgender community on The Breakfast Club.


Rapper True Studd Shares Defiant Anthem “I Am The Agenda”

San Francisco-based rapper True Studd has recently shared her new single “I Am The Agenda,” a defiant anthem acknowledges the power of gays in the music, film, sports and political arenas. Listen below: “I Am The Agenda” YouTube: https://youtu.be/bEvg2t2Ls18 SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/truestudd/I-am-the-agenda As her name implies, True Studd’s goal is to stay authentic, even in the face of the unfairness sometimes surrounding gays. Her passion shines throughout her debut EP The Rise of the Gays. “I want my music to reveal that what you like and who you are doesn’t matterRead More


The idea that African homosexuality was a colonial import is a myth

Africa has 54 countries and more than a billion people. One of the most ridiculous myths about it is that homosexuality did not exist in the continent until white men imported it. Robert Mugabe is one such propagator, calling homosexuality “un-African” and a “white disease”. Throughout history people everywhere have explored and experimented with their sexuality. The desire to do so has never been confined to particular geographical locations. Its reach is universal. Yet today the myth of a pre-colonial sexual innocence, or more fittingly, ignorance, is used to endorse anti-gayRead More