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Last month’s MTV Video Music Awards were filled with drama and controversy and not all of it came from Miley Cyrus’ cringe-inducing twerking. Fans and audience members were also talking about A$AP Rocky’s awkward onstage moment with openly gay NBA star Jason Collins which left many believing that he’s homophobic. Rocky, is opening up about the strange incident and sharing that…

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LGBT rights were front and center last night at the 2013 MTV VMAs as Jason Collins, the NBA’s first active openly gay NBA player, and A$AP Rocky, one of hip-hop’s biggest LGBT allies, introduced hip-hop’s biggest LGBT ally of the moment, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, as they performed their pro-gay anthem “Same Love” with Mary…

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Over the past year, Macklemore’s unyielding chart success has been due much in part to his two major hit singles, “Thrift Shop” and “Can’t Hold Us.” But while those glossy pop-rap records have been keeping fans moving on the dance floor, Macklemore’s lyrically touching pro-gay record, “Same Love,” has been quietly gaining platinum sales and…

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Chris Brown seems to have a knack for offending fans and celebrities alike. But now it seems like the controversial R&B artist is going the extra mile to make amends with one group in particular — the LGBT community — as he’s revealed that he will soon release a gay-friendly single. Last week, Brown announced…

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Within the past few years, hip-hop has seen a dramatic change in its attitude towards the LGBT community as a number of influential rappers have come out as allies to their LGBT fans. But despite the shifting mindset, many within the hip-hop community still deal with deep-seeded homophobia, and that includes rising rap giant J.…

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Hip-Hop’s latest sensation, Macklemore, took the world by storm this past year thanks to his massive hits “Can’t Hold Us” and “Thrift Shop.” While the Seattle emcee was ruling the charts with his glossy hip-hop hits, he was also making major cultural statements with the lesser-known single, “Same Love,” which confronted homophobia in today’s culture,…

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For months, LGBT rights has been one of the nation’s front topics causing stars of all sexualities and creeds to stand for or against laws that would equal the playing field for the LGBT community. Much to the surprise of, well, everyone, rapper-turned-singer T-Pain has become a vocal opponent against homophobia. In a recent interview with the Huffington Post,…

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Earlier this week, Booty Call and “Castle” actress Tamala Jones made her debut as an LGBT ally in a public service announcement for GLAAD’s new “Coming Out For Equality” campaign. Now, actor and funnyman DeRay Davis has joined the cause as well and his PSA has now hit the web. As with all of the…

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