Tag: lgbt

Gay Black Fathers Kordale and Kaleb Star In This Beautiful Nikon Ad

Gay Black Fathers Kordale and Kaleb Star In This Beautiful Nikon Ad
Remember these guys? They were the two gay dads that took a photo last year doing their daughters’s hair in the morning. And, it went viral…and, profitable.  Kordale and Kaleb Lewis are starring in a new Nikon campaign with their children. Nikon’s “I Am Generation Campaign” shows the family telling their story in an inspiring video. It will... Read more »

Dear Prince Harry...

Dear Prince Harry...
Your Majesty  – It has come to my attention that His Majesty is considering a run on my team if things do not work out with your girlfriend Cressida Bonas. According to PinkNews, you accepted a phone number happily from another male at Rum Kitchen in Notting Hill that was interested in dating you. It... Read more »

Meet the Reverend Minister Sinisters

Meet the Reverend Minister Sinisters
Note: I wrote this piece before gay marriage was approved in Illinois. However, I still feel the need to let these Reverent Minister Sinisters be known. Enjoy! **** It’s truly been a battle to get some of the African-American clergy to support gay marriage. Pastors from several of the area’s black mega-churches are trying to... Read more »
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A Report Reveals: One Million African Americans Identify As LGBT

A Report Reveals: One Million African Americans Identify As LGBT
I love to hear our numbers are growing. It’s like gay Christmas! A new report is shedding light on the growing number of individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender in the black community. According to a recent study, there are more than one million African-American LGBT adults in the U.S. Of those individuals, 84,000... Read more »

Local High School Shows other Schools How to be LGBT Friendly

Local High School Shows other Schools How to be LGBT Friendly
A new mentoring program for LGBT students will launch at Lincoln Park High School, Windy City Times reports. The Lincoln Park Youth Society, as it will be known, officially kicked off earlier this year, mixing monthly social events with a mentoring program for high school students with area college and graduate-level students who also identify... Read more »

Checkout A New Web Series "No Shade"

Checkout A New Web Series "No Shade"
I’ve become strangely intrigued by this new web series “No Shade.”  ‘No Shade’ is a web-series by Blunted Muse Productions chronicling the lives of four gay friends living in New York City. The show centers around a young struggling artist Noel Baptiste (Brandyn) in Brooklyn, NY who is pursuing success in his passion while becoming... Read more »
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"Lenox and the Second City" on Windy City Underground

I always have the best time when I’m on Windy City Underground. Last week, I joined my pal on the J.R. Bang Morning Show to speak on some issues in the LGBT community. We talked about the Kevin Clash sex scandal, the Ugandan gay controversy and more! Checkout the entire interview here. I had so... Read more »

Frank Ocean Rocks GQ’s December "Men of the Year" Issue

It’s no secret that we’ve (yes, all of us) have been following Frank Ocean this year. With the debut of his solo album channel ORANGE (which I love) and penning letters about his sexuality, he’s had an amazing year. With trying to overcome homophobia with the industry and perfecting his craft is something that keeps Frank... Read more »

Sign this Petition to Stop Uganda's "Kill the Gays" Bill

Sign this Petition to Stop Uganda's "Kill the Gays" Bill
I was having a difficult time finding a petition to help stop Uganda’s “Kill the Gays” bill, but, thanks to a new feature, We the People, on WhiteHouse.gov, I was able to allow my voice, and others, to be heard.  If this petition gets 25,000 signatures by December 18, 2012,  the White House will review... Read more »
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Uganda's "Kill The Gays" Bill is a Hot Mess

Uganda's "Kill The Gays" Bill is a Hot Mess
I don’t think I will ever understand the fact that homosexuality is illegal in many  parts of the world; specifically, many African countries. It’s incomprehensible. Well, Uganda will officially pass the ‘Kill The Gays’ bill at the end of this year despite international criticism. Speaker Rebecca Kadaga said the anti-gay bill will become law by... Read more »