Dr. Quintin Robinson discusses HIV in the transgender community

Quintin R. Robinson, MD, is a staff physician and current HIV Division Director at AbsoluteCare Medical Center and Pharmacy in Atlanta. Dr. Robinson is a native of Atlanta.  He received his undergraduate degree from Xavier University of Louisiana. Dr. Robinson then returned to Atlanta and attended medical school at Morehouse School of Medicine and completed […]

Activist Sean Ebony Coleman challenges Black people to embrace LGBTQ voices

As populations across the globe are celebrating Pride Month this June, violence disproportionately plagues people of color, especially those who identify as transgender. As the only Black transgender grant maker in the country, Sean Ebony Coleman has pledged nearly $1 million to Gilead Science’s TRANScend Community Impact Fund. The organization Coleman founded, Destination Tomorrow, with […]

Twitter explodes after Dwyane Wade lets trans daughter kiss a boy (video)

NBA Hall of Famer-to-be Dwyane Wade is taking a severe thrashing on social media for allowing his transgender daughter to kiss a transgender boy in front of him and his wife at age 14. The legendary Miami Heat basketball star and wife, actress Gabrielle Union-Wade, posted for their combined 40 million Instagram followers photos of […]

Jasmine Davis of ‘The Chi’ discusses being the show’s 1st transgender actor

Jasmine Davis is a series regular on Showtime’s hit series, “The Chi.” She’s also the show’s first transgender character. The ladies of The Wine Up spoke with Davis about her character, Imani, being the show’s first transgender actor and her transition from modeling to acting. Watch as she discusses her lifestyle, working with co-star Luke […]

Dwyane Wade addresses comments made by Boosie about his daughter Zaya (video)

Dwyane Wade has been the biggest supporter of his 13-year-old daughter Zaya, who revealed last year that she is transgender. The retired NBA champion appeared on the “I Am Athlete” podcast on Monday, March 22, 2021, and spoke with the hosts,  NFL stars Brandon Marshall, Chad Johnson, Fred Taylor and Channing Crowder, about Zaya’s announcement […]

Filmmaker Andre Gaines discusses true story behind ‘The Lady and the Dale’

Andre Gaines, a producer, writer, director and the founder of Cinemation Studios, discusses why the four-part docuseries, “The Lady and the Dale,” which is currently airing on HBO / HBO Max. It tells the complicated story of entrepreneur G. Elizabeth “Liz” Carmichael, who sparked a new creative innovation in the automotive industry and broke down […]

Gabrielle Union praises stepdaughter Zaya for being her ‘most authentic self’

Gabrielle Union is “inspired” by her stepdaughter Zaya. The Bring It On star praised her 13-year-old stepdaughter — whose father is Gabrielle’s husband, Dwyane Wade — for being her “most authentic self” after being assigned male at birth and coming out as transgender earlier this year. Speaking about Zaya, as well as her 23-month-old biological […]

Halle Berry pulls out of transgender role after backlash

Halle Berry has pulled out of a transgender role after she faced an online backlash. The 53-year-old star has said sorry for considering a trans character part, and admitted she now believes “the transgender community should undeniably have the opportunity to tell their own stories.” A statement posted on her Twitter account read: “Over the […]

Boosie says Zaya Wade, transgender kids too young to make ‘lifetime decisions’

Boosie continues to clarify his stance concerning Dwyane Wade’s child, Zaya Wade, and other transgender kids. While on Instagram Live, the “Wipe Me Down” rapper shared his thoughts on why he took issue with Zaya Wade making the decision at such a young age. “I got gay people around me,” Boosie told his followers. “I […]

Cardi B shares a special message for Dwyane Wade’s daughter

Cardi B has made a special announcement for Dwyane Wade’s daughter Zaya after she came out as transgender. The 12-year-old daughter of the retired NBA star who was born a boy named Zion came out earlier this month after Wade revealed she wants to be known as Zaya. Following the news, many critics claimed Zaya […]

Dwyane Wade said his daughter Zaya knew her gender identity at 3 years old

Dwyane Wade has fans raising eyebrows since revealing his transgender daughter, Zaya, knew her gender identity at age 3. The NBA legend and future Hall of Famer told Robin Roberts of “Good Morning America” that “Zaya has known it for nine years” that she was a female. D-Wade went on to explain that he had […]

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade proudly introduce their daughter Zaya (video)

Gabrielle Union has thanked fans for their “love and encouragement” after her step-daughter came out as transgender. The 47-year-old actress took to social media on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, to share her gratitude to those who have offered “support” and “resources” following the news that her 12-year-old stepdaughter — who was born a boy named […]

Gabrielle Union consulted the ‘Pose’ cast after Zion came out as transgender

Gabrielle Union consulted the cast of “Pose” to educate herself about the LGBTQ+ community after her stepdaughter came out as transgender. The 47-year-old actress’ husband Dwyane Wade has revealed his wife spoke to the cast of the FX show — which follows the story of New York City’s African American and Latino LGBTQ+ community in […]

New series ‘King Ester’ sheds light on sex work in the trans community

“King Ester” is a coming-of-age story about a trans teen chasing her dreams against all odds in New Orleans. The web series is hosted on Issa Rae’s YouTube channel and stars trans actor Rowin Amone. The series touches on some heavy topics, one of which is survival sex work, something the main character Ester engages […]

Reality Check with ‘King Ester’ stars Rowin Amone and L.J. Scott

“King Ester” stars Rowin Amone and L.J. Scott stopped by rolling out‘s “Reality Check” to discuss the controversial YouTube series. The series is a coming-of-age story about a trans woman who has aspirations of being a star. The series is hosted on Issa Rae’s channel.

‘Empire’ star Malik Yoba admits he loves transgender women

While former “Empire” star Malik Yoba blasted bullies who tormented a man who loved transgender women to the point where he committed suicide, Yoba admitted that he’s attracted to transgender women himself. In an Instagram post rebuking bullies, Yoba, who’s also known for starring in “New York Undercover” and the Why Did I Get Married? […]

Amiyah Scott transitions from social media phenomenon to Hollywood starlet

Amiyah Scott became Insta-famous years ago after breaking the internet when she posted a split-screen image of her former self dressed as a young boy in a school portrait and as the glamorous woman she is today. That before-and-after photograph became the most famous meme in Instagram’s #10yearchallenge because the transformation was unbelievable. Before that […]