Dustin Lance Black hits back at alma mater for disinviting him as speaker

Dustin Lance Black

Dustin Lance Black has hit back at his alma mater, Pasadena City College (PCC), after being disinvited to be commencement speaker. Out reported that Black, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of Milk and a prominent activist who helped fight and overturn Prop. 8 in California,was disinvited after Board President Anthony Fellow intervened, citing intimate photographs of Black [...]

Bangladesh ‘surreptitiously’ holds its first Gay Pride rally

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DHAKA — Using the Bangladesh’s New Year festivities, LGBT community members marched wearing the colors of the rainbow as an act of defiance and an appeal for the Muslim-majority country to change its law that considers same-sex relations as “unnatural” and a crime, reports GayAsiaNews.com. “Whether you are pro or anti LGBT, you cannot help [...]

Betabrand discovers gay jeans (VIDEO)

Betabrand

SAN FRANCISCO,  —  Designer Steven B. Wheeler, a man with no formal training as a geneticist, today announced the discovery of Gay Jeans.  At last, definitive evidence that some denim really is just born that way. From the steps outside Betabrand headquarters, he addressed questions from the scientific and fashion communities: Q:  How do I [...]

Gay Sherlock Holmes fan fiction irks China’s media regulator

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CHINA – China’s media regulator has recently cracked down on fan fiction which focuses on romantic relationships between fictional characters of the same sex and that includes the popular Sherlock and Watson which it views as pornography, reports GayAsiaNews.com. The National Office Against Pornographic and Illegal Publications (NOAPIP) has recently launched a new crackdown on online pornographic content in [...]

Circle Circle dot dot presents first-ever acoustic musical production: ‘No Place Like Home!’

No Place Like Home

The extreme hardship of being young and homeless is something most of us may witness within our community, but will likely never experience first-hand or fully comprehend.  Homelessness is constantly referred to as one of our communities’ biggest social issues, but few can actually empathize with the issues of the population or have had the chance to [...]

Here TV Debuts Webseries ‘Guy Dubai: International Gay Spy’ on its YouTube Premium Channel

Guy Dubai

LOS ANGELES — Here TV (www.heretv.com), America’s only gay television network, today announced the premiere of the first three episodes of the new webseries Guy Dubai: International Gay Spy exclusively on the network’s YouTube Premium channel.  Each episode of Guy Dubai: International Gay Spy finds its eponymous star, played by TJ Hoban, working to solve [...]

White Party Palm Springs producer Jeffrey Sanker unveils initial talent for 25th anniversary celebration

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PALM SPRINGS – In keeping with his tradition of presenting the hottest new breakout talent and artists poised for super stardom, White Party Palm Springs founder and producer Jeffrey Sanker unveiled initial names for this year’s 25th anniversary celebration.  White Party Palm Springs is the largest gay dance music festival in the world, happening April [...]

Ellen DeGeneres tops OUT’s 8th annual ‘Power 50′ list

Ellen - OUT

NEW YORK — OUT, the world’s leading gay fashion and lifestyle brand, today announced the 8th annual Power 50 list, the brand’s annual ranking of the most influential LGBT voices in American culture. The list examines those who have power, how they wield it, and how it influences our culture. Again this year, OUT’s Power [...]

Rupaul’s Drag Race to stop using the term ‘she-m***,’ issues apology

Rupaul - back for a fifth season

Following the controversy surrounding RuPaul’s Drag Race use of the term “she-m***”,  Logo TV have pulled the episode featuring a mini-challenge on the show titled “Female or She-male,” and issued an apology. In the mini-challenge, contestants were asked to identify whether a photo showed a cisgender (non trans) woman or a former “Drag Race” contestant [...]

Singers, dancers and volunteers sought for SDGMC ‘Madonna’ show

SDGMC Madonna

SAN DIEGO – Fresh off last weekend’s triumphant sold-out spring shows, the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus (SDGMC) is holding open auditions for its upcoming summer show, the spectacular LUV Madonna—Music of the Material Girl. “I’ve been singing with the chorus for over 15 years and absolutely love it,” said Joe Gregore, SDGMC membership director.  “We have [...]

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