Rolla Selbak launches Kickstarter campaign to fund indie film ‘Last Black Man in San Francisco’

Jimmie Fails and Prentice Sanders

Award-winning producer Rolla Selback has announced the launch of a new Kickstarter campaign to help fund her newest collaborative effort, “Last Black Man in San Francisco.” The self-described feature-length narrative film, featuring Jimmie Fails and Prentice Sanders and directed by Jimmie’s real-life boyhood friend Joe Talbot, is the story of one third-generation San Franciscan’s dreams [...]

‘Nobody’s Memories’ – PFLAG Canada’s tribute to those denied the right to marriage (VIDEO)

Nobody's Memories

A wedding day. Memories that last a lifetime. A bride exchanging vows with her bride. A groom embracing his husband for the very first time. The gathering of two families coming together to celebrate the union of two people who are in love. And still, today, so many people are denied this right. Led by [...]

The ManKind Project announces ‘The GBTQ Gateway’ San Diego

NWTA

The ManKind Project (MKP) have announced that their event The GBTQ Gateway will be taking place in San Diego, May 15-17. The GBTQ Gateway is a singular type of life affirming event, honoring the best in what GBTQ men have to offer the planet. MKP states, “We are only able to recognize the powerful brilliance [...]

Oakland’s Queer Fashion Week 2015 recap (VIDEO)

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Queer Fashion Week just wrapped up in Oakland, California. Youth Radio was there and produced this snapshot of the designers, the models, and what sets this fashion show apart. Watch the recap above. Filmed by Luis Flores, an assistant video producer from Youth Radio.

Frenchie Davis returns to San Diego May 17

Frenchie Davis

Frenchie Davis returns to America’s Finest City next month to help support the women’s community of San Diego. The Grammy-nominated star is known for her appearances on American Idol, The Voice and the Broadway shows Rent, Dreamgirls, Ain’t Misbehavin’ and many more! Broadway, Our Way will present songs from the stage that give voice to [...]

Lesbian couple featured in Wells Fargo ad (VIDEO)

Wells Fargo

Launching this Monday, the new Wells Fargo TV ad, Learning Sign Language, represents the challenges and achievements of their LGBT customers as they build their families and their futures together. This ad is the first of four TV spots developed as part of the new Wells Fargo campaign: “Working together to make a difference.” The [...]

Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender

Bruce Jenner in todays exclusive interview with Diane Sawyer

Bruce Jenner has come out as transgender. The 65-year-old made the revelation during a special with Diane Sawyer on ABC’s “20/20″ Friday night, reports The Huffington Post. “I’m me. I’m a person. This is who I am. I’m not stuck in anybody’s body.My brain is much more female than male,” he said. “For all intents [...]

Melissa Etheridge featured on ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Sunday on TLC

Melissa Photo TLC--

The season finale of Who Do You Think You Are? features singer Melissa Etheridge as she goes on a journey to uncover her father’s maternal roots. The episode airs this Sunday, April 26 at 10/9c on TLC. Melissa finds French Canadian ancestors who were shaken by a scandalous lawsuit, a turbulent relationship entangled with tragedy [...]

Scouts for Equality launch campaign to end discrimination in the Boy Scouts (VIDEO)

Zach Wahls

Scouts For Equality has challenged Boy Scouts of America President Bob Gates to overturn the Scouts’ policy banning gay adults. Scouts for Equality Executive Director Zach Wahls makes the challenge in a video on the new crowdfunding platform Challeng, which uses charitable donations to create movements for social change. Supporters have pledged over $39,000 in [...]

Watch: Hozier releases video in support of Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum

Hozier

Irish musician and singer-songwriter Hozier has released a video in support of Ireland’s same-sex marriage referendum due to take place May 22. The Take Me To Church singer has released the short YouTube video (aboive) as part of the Staight Up For Equality campaign, which was created in an effort to persuade straight people to [...]

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