Roseanne Barr says she’s ‘queer’ in YouTube video rant

Roseanne Barr claims she is “queer as two motherf—ers.” The former “Roseanne” sitcom actress — who was previously married to Bill Pentland, the father of her three children, Tom Arnold, and Ben Thomas, and is in a relationship with Johnny Argent — spoke of her connection to the LGBTQ community in a now-deleted video in which she raged […]

Lena Waithe: Hollywood’s silver bullet carries the culture on her back

People like Lena Waithe make this writer want to dig her cheerleading uniform out of the crates. Waithe — the first Black woman to win an Emmy Award for “Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series,” an actress, and noted television creator and producer — has me hitting a synchronized set of power-packed jump routines because the moment […]

University of TN professor fired after messing with the wrong Black woman

Imagine you are a Black student at the University of Tennesee at Knoxville, fully aware of the struggles of your ancestors in America. Now imagine that your White professor teaching the class ” Sociology of the Family” gives an exam that includes the following question: Historical research on African-American families during slavery shows that: A) […]

Former Kentucky beauty queen explains why she came out as queer

Former 2010 Miss Kentucky, Djuan Trent, found herself in the spotlight again last month when she made the brave decision to come out as queer. And although Trent was met with much praise for coming out, some fans were confused by her use of the word “queer” instead of gay. Now, Trent is opening up […]