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Communication has become a lost art. We live in a time where smartphones and social media have captivated our time. It has all but eliminated the need to pick up a telephone. Stella Nova, a self-published author, is the creative force behind a book titled Life-InQuestion: The Ultimate Social Experiment for the Communicatively Challenged. She…

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Singer La’Porsha Renae has been a fan favorite among reality TV fans ever since she first stepped foot onto the “American Idol” stage and blew audiences away with her amazing voice. However, the beloved vocalist upset one of her biggest group of supporters, the LGBT community, this weekend when she commented that she doesn’t agree…

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Manny Pacquiao came under fire earlier this year when he bashed the gay community, comparing gay people to animals. Pacquiao has already endured the major backlash, which cost him a lucrative endorsement deal, but now he’s back in the headlines thanks to fellow boxer “Sugar” Shane Mosley, who claimed that he’ll fight Pacquiao for the honor of the…

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Erica Campbell

Last week, Kirk Franklin reignited a national conversation about the treatment, or rather the mistreatment, of gay people in the Black church and offered an apology to the LGBT community for the homophobia they’ve experienced from Christians. Now, it looks like fellow gospel star Erica Campbell is keeping the conversation going as she recently shared…

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Kerry Washington has played a number of LGBT characters in the past, but she certainly cemented herself as an LGBT ally this year when she challenged the Black and LGBT communities to band together instead of fighting at this year’s GLAAD Media Awards. And Washington recently flexed her ally muscle in an interview when she…

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Even in the year 2015, noted agender celeb Andre J has a style that turns heads and garners everything from question marks to praise and even Vogue magazine covers. But in a frank new interview with “I’m From Driftwood,” Andre opens up about not being accepted as a child and how he overcame being bullied. In…

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Facebook has been under fire from many in the LGBT community for months over their “real name only” policy, which forced many drag queens to either use their real names for their personal pages or delete their page altogether. Although Facebook initially refused to change its policy, despite the protests of many LGBT activists, the…

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Without a doubt, 2013 has been the landmark year, so far, for progress when it comes to equality and the LGBT community. Landmark moments were had thanks to the bravery of celebrities coming out and governments across the nation passing legislation to allow for more legal protection to the LGBT community. Below we’ve listed some…

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Veteran Brand Nubian emcee Lord Jamar found himself in the throes of controversy over the past few months after he commented that Macklemore is pushing a “gay agenda” on hip-hop and that homosexuality does nothing to elevate humanity. With both fans and fellow hip-hop artists criticizing the rapper for his comments, Jamar is now further…

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Rapper 50 Cent has never had a great relationship with the LGBT community thanks to some cringe-worthy lyrics and remarks he’s made about gays and lesbians as well as popular gay blogger Perez Hilton. According to 50 Cent, he’s never been homophobic and now he’s going the extra mile to prove it as he gears up…

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Pope Francis has been gaining the approval people across the globe in recent weeks over his  unorthodox approach to promoting grass-roots ministry in the church, including visiting the prisons and favelas, aka ghettos, of Rio de Janeiro during his recent trip to Brazil for World Youth Day. Now, Pope Francis is shocking the world again…

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