Point Foundation Gala to honor Wilson Cruz and Jill Soloway

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Actor Wilson Cruz, known for ground-breaking roles on television, film, and Broadway, will receive the Point Courage Award at the annual Point Honors Los Angeles gala, Oct. 7 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. The award recognizes those who have advocated for the future of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer […]

San Diego amateur filmmaker to debut documentary shining a light on homelessness

SAN DIEGO, Calif.  — Local business owner Dennis Stein will debut his documentary “Tony – The Movie,” to jumpstart a community discussion on solutions to the region’s homelessness crisis. The free event at the Observatory North Park will also feature Father Joe’s Villages’ animated short film “Shine” and a performance by a choir of people […]

RuPaul queens discuss online harassment at DragCon NYC (VIDEO)

NEW YORK, N.Y. — This past weekend, Hornet took over the pink carpet at RuPaul’s DragCon NYC to speak with some of the most fabulous drag queens and event guests as they worked the Javits Center. Hornet Senior Editor Alex Kacala asked the queens about their wildest fan interactions (good or bad) as well what […]

GLAAD expands Entertainment Advocacy Team to challenge changing culture for LGBTQ Americans

NEW YORK, N.Y. – GLAAD announced today the expansion of its entertainment advocacy team with the addition of two industry insiders: Jeremy Blacklow joins as Director of Entertainment Media and Anthony Ramos as Director of Talent Engagement. Megan Townsend has been promoted to Director of Entertainment Research & Analysis. Blacklow will lead GLAAD’s work to […]

Care2 petition launched to rename San Francisco street after Bubbles, LGBTQ nightlife personality shot to death

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.  — A Care2 petition is asking San Francisco to rename Myrtle St. in the Tenderloin after Bubbles, beloved LGBTQ DJ and nightlife personality who was fatally shot in the Tenderloin Saturday. The petition has gathered over 700 signatures. Bubbles, aka Anthony Torres, was fatally shot Saturday morning at around 3 a.m. on […]

Transgender models to unveil new PETA ad at New York Fashion Week

Transgender Models “Loiza Lamers” and “Benjamin Melzer” PETA (‘I’d Rather Go Naked Than Wear Fur’) 2017 Ad Campaign from KLE | Agency on Vimeo. NEW YORK, N.Y. — Holland’s Next Top Model winner Loiza Lamers and Men’s Health Germany cover model Benjamin Melzer unveiled their fur-less new PETA ad Wednesday at New York Fashion Week […]

EJAF to commemorate its 25th year and honor founder Sir Elton John at annual New York Fall Gala

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Tuesday, Nov. 7, the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) will host its annual New York Fall Gala at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City.  This year’s gala commemorates the Foundation’s 25th year and honors Founder Sir Elton John. President Bill Clinton, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Sharon […]

New GLBT History Museum exhibition explores the legacy of a queer journal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — A new multimedia exhibition opening Oct. 6 at the GLBT History Museum explores the story of OUT/LOOK, a groundbreaking national queer quarterly published in San Francisco from 1988 to 1992. Embracing gender and racial diversity and bridging academic and community perspectives, the magazine developed an avid readership. The show and its associated […]

RuPaul is an Emmy winner

Sept. 9, RuPaul won an Emmy Award in the Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program category. This is the second year running that RuPaul has won his award. Reacting to the award RuPaul said, “I am beyond grateful to the Television Academy for giving love to our show again this year. Providing an […]

San Diego Opera’s transgender opera, ‘As One’ opens Nov. 10

AS ONE – Promotional Trailer 2016 from American Opera Projects on Vimeo. SAN DIEGO, Calif. – San Diego Opera’s 2017-2018 season continues Nov. 10 at the Joan B. Kroc Theatre with As One, part of the Company’s dētour Series. San Diego Opera’s dētour Series premiered in the 2016-2017 season and is dedicated to exploring lesser […]

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