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NGLCC endorses Hillary Clinton for president

WASHINGTON — The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, has announced its unprecedented endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President of the United States.  NGLCC’s Board of Directors, comprised of LGBT and allied business leaders with experience in the public and private sectors, recently voted to endorse […]

‘Willy Wonka’ star Gene Wilder dies at 83

Comedic icon Gene Wilder died Monday at his home in Stamford, Conn., reports Variety. The star of The Producers, Blazing Saddles, Young Frankenstein, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Stir Crazy died of complications from Alzheimer’s disease his nephew Jordan Walker-Pearlman said. In a statement Walker-Pearlman said, “We understand for all the emotional and […]

Red Dress Party San Diego returns for a ‘Red & Wild’ night Oct. 8!

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Saturday, Oct. 8, Red Dress Party San Diego invites everyone to be brave, let loose, and become “Red & Wild” at the San Diego Natural History Museum in Balboa Park. “We’re very excited to host this year’s event at such a grand venue with ‘Red & Wild’ as our new theme,” […]

Emperor Summer Lee’s ‘Bachelor-Bachelorette Auction’ to be held Sept. 15

Emperor Summer Lee’s Imperial Court de San Diego Bachelor-Bachelorette Auction, will be held Sept. 15 at Flicks, 1017 University Ave. in San Diego. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the auction starting at 7 p.m. Suggested donation is $7. Your host will be Empress XIII LaLa Too and there will be appetizers, bar specials, drunken […]

America’s Got Talent semifinalist releases LGBT anthem ‘Amen’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Jonathan Allen, an openly gay semifinalist of America’s Got Talent Season 8, today announced details of his brand new single titled Amen and  available 08/23 on iTunes, Spotify, and other major digital distributors. This will be the singer’s first release since his appearances at Radio City Music Hall on the hit TV […]

Nearly 20 California colleges on ‘Shame List’ of worst campuses for LGBT youth

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Campus Pride today releases its 2016 “Shame List,” highlighting for the first time a national list of “The Absolute Worst Campuses for LGBTQ Youth.”  The national listing includes 102 campuses that openly discriminate against LGBTQ youth in policies, programs and practices as documented on the site listing.   Find the detailed list online […]

Watch: James Corden Carpool Karaoke — ‘Oops he did it again!’

The Late Late Show host, James Corden had promised fans Britney Spears would join him in ‘Carpool Karaoke.’ This week he made good on that promise as Corden and Spears carpooled through Los Angeles, singing her biggest hits and chatting about her life. Watch it above. The Late Late Show with James Corden airs weeknights […]

Anti-gay pastor charged with child molestation

Controversial Georgia pastor, Ken Adkins, who publicly stated that the victims of the Orlando shooting “(got) what they deserve” has been charged with child molestation. Adkins, 56, turned himself over to Glynn County authorities Friday morning on charges of aggravated child molestation and child molestation stemming from allegations made by a young male former member […]

DOJ releases new training video for law enforcement on interacting with transgender community

The Department Justice’s (DOJ) Community Relations Service (CRS) have released a new training video for law enforcement which provides information, tools and techniques to help ensure that interactions with members of the transgender community are respectful, professional and safe for all involved. The training uses three non-emergency and non-crisis situations to discuss ways for police […]

George Takei donates ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ puppet to Japanese American National Museum

In a special ceremony Thursday, Aug. 25, iconic actor and human rights activist George Takei presented the Japanese American National Museum (JANM) the “Hosato” puppet, the character he voiced in the film Kubo and the Two Strings. The puppet will be included in a retrospective on his life and career that the museum will exhibit […]

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