LGBTQ

  • United Methodist Church Jan 3

    United Methodist Church Looks to Split over LGBTQ Issues

    The United Methodist Church has proposed splitting into separate entities in order to resolve long-standing disagreements over the issues of same-sex marriage and the ordination of gay clergy, according to a statement shared Friday by the United Methodist Council of Bishops. The proposal, titled Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace through Separation, notes that the church failed to reconcile its schism in prior...

  • Celebrity Relationships Jan 1

    Stacy London Confirms Her ‘First Serious Relationship With a Woman’ in Heartfelt Tribute

    New year, new love....

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    On Tuesday, Stacy London addressed some rumors about her relationship status that have been floating around the internet. The...stylist and author...who came to fame on the show What Not to Wear, is proudly owning her sexuality and opening up about her first real relationship with another woman....

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    Stacy confirmed she’s been dating Cat Yezbak...

  • Florida Supreme Court Dec 30, 2019

    Former Judicial Candidate Disciplined for Anti-Gay, Anti-Muslim Comments

    A retired Florida lawyer and former judicial candidate has been disciplined by the Florida Supreme Court for making disparaging comments on social media about Muslims and the LGBTQ community. The court, which handles discipline against lawyers and judges, handed Donald McBath a 91-day suspension from practicing law, according to the Florida Bar, the Tampa Bay Times reported. The Bar documented…

  • LGBTQ Dec 21, 2019

    Dwyane Wade Opens Up About Watching Son Become ‘Who She Now Eventually Has Come Into’

    Dwyane Wade is proudly opening up about supporting his 12-year-old child, Zion Malachi Airamis.

  • hallmark channel Dec 16, 2019

    Hallmark to Reinstate Same-Sex Marriage Commercial It Pulled

    The Hallmark Channel, reversing what it called a “wrong decision,” said Sunday it will reinstate same-sex marriage commercials that it had pulled following a complaint from a conservative group. The earlier decision by Crown Media, Hallmark’s parent company, to pull several ads for the wedding planning site Zola featuring two brides kissing at the altar had caused a storm...

  • hallmark channel Dec 15, 2019

    Under Pressure, Hallmark Pulls Gay-Themed Wedding Ads

    Under pressure from a conservative advocacy group, The Hallmark Channel has pulled ads for a wedding-planning website that featured two brides kissing at the altar. The family-friendly network, which is in the midst of its heavily watched holiday programming, removed the ads because the controversy was a distraction, a spokesperson said in an interview Saturday. “The debate surrounding these commercials on...

  • Florida Dec 12, 2019

    Former Florida Resident Featured in New ‘Coming Home’ Ad for LGBTQ Community

    A trans woman who spent her formative teen years in a Florida county is the face of a new campaign from a nationwide company honoring the LGBTQ community. Miliana S. is one of the featured artists in a new ad from Pantene as part of the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles promoting members of the LGBTQ community to be able…

  • dictionary Dec 10, 2019

    Merriam-Webster Declares ‘They’ Its 2019 Word of the Year

    Merriam-Webster has named the pronoun “they” its 2019 word of the year. The word and its emergence as a nonbinary alternative to “he” and “she” experienced a 313 percent increase in look-ups on Merriam-Webster.com. Editor at large Peter Sokolowski says he was surprised by the data but the word has been the subject of a lot of talk this year.

  • Nov 25, 2019

    ‘Drag News’: Here’s How to Watch NBCLX Queens Read the News

    The news can be a drag, but it doesn’t have to be. “Drag News” is an episodic series of news reports where drag queens read and discuss the news unprompted off a teleprompter. Watch NBCLX’s queens read outrageous news stories every Monday at 3 p.m. EDT on NBCLX’s YouTube and Facebook channels.

  • Nov 18, 2019

    Chick-fil-A to Stop Funding Controversial Groups After LGBTQ Protests

    Chick-fil-A announced it will take a different approach to its charitable giving in 2020 following years of protests from LGBTQ groups that have taken issue with the Atlanta-based food chain’s donations to organizations that do not support gay rights. “Staying true to its mission of nourishing the potential in every child, the Chick-fil-A Foundation will deepen its giving to a...

  • Nov 6, 2019

    Equality Florida Hosts Annual Gala To Honor LGBTQ Community Leaders

    Equality Florida’s 17th Annual Broward Gala takes place this weekend on November 9th, helping honor those who have made strides in the local LGBTQ community.

  • Oct 14, 2019

    In Or Out? Court Case on Job Bias Casts Pall on LGBT Fests

    National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBT folk may have to go back into the closet so they can make a living, depending on what the Supreme Court decides about workplace discrimination law. But the mere fact that words like “transgender” are being uttered before the nation’s highest court gives some supporters of...

  • Sep 18, 2019

    ’Bachelor’ Franchise Gets First Same-Sex Proposal

    With another cohort of attractive people against the backdrop of a picturesque destination, this season of “Bachelor in Paradise” may have started out like any other, but it ended with a history-making proposal. Demi Burnett and Kristian Haggerty got engaged on the reality dating show’s season six finale, which aired Tuesday night. The two women were the first same-sex couple...

  • Sep 4, 2019

    Kristen Stewart Claims She was Advised to Hide Her Sexuality

    Actress Kristen Stewart, who skyrocketed to fame over a decade ago with a starring role in the blockbuster “Twilight” franchise, said she had been advised to stay in the proverbial closet to “preserve” her career. “I have fully been told, ‘If you just like do yourself a favor, and don’t go out holding your girlfriend’s hand in public, you might...

  • Jul 2, 2019

    Ex-Director of LGBTQ Organization Heard in Video Welcoming Hate Crime Suspects to Gala

    A Miami-based LGBTQ organization has terminated its executive director after he welcomed four men charged with hate crimes in an anti-gay attack to an equality gala last month.

  • Jun 29, 2019

    Tens of Thousands Join Gay Pride Parades Around the World

    Tens of thousands of people turned out for gay pride celebrations around the world on Saturday, including a boisterous party in Mexico and the first pride march in North Macedonia’s capital. Rainbow flags and umbrellas swayed and music pounded as the march along Mexico City’s Paseo de la Reforma avenue got underway, with couples, families and activists seeking to raise...

  • Jun 29, 2019

    Tens of Thousands Join Gay Pride Parades Around the World

    Tens of thousands of people turned out for gay pride celebrations around the world on Saturday, including a boisterous party in Mexico and the first pride march in North Macedonia’s capital. Rainbow flags and umbrellas swayed and music pounded as the march along Mexico City’s Paseo de la Reforma avenue got underway, with couples, families and activists seeking to raise...

  • Jun 29, 2019

    Men Charged in Miami Beach Anti-Gay Attack Join Florida Pride Gala

    An LGBTQ organization in Florida is facing backlash for allowing and greeting at a gay pride gala four men charged with hate crimes in the beating of gay men in Miami Beach.

  • Jun 28, 2019

    Exhibit Honoring 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Riots Coming to Miami

    “Art After Stonewall” will make its way to the Frost Art Museum at Florida International University from September 14th until January 5th.

  • Jun 17, 2019

    50 Years After Stonewall, LGBT Rights Are a Work in Progress

    They didn’t set out to change history; they weren’t the first LGBT Americans to mobilize against bias. Yet the June 1969 uprising by young gays, lesbians and transgender people in New York City, clashing with police near a bar called the Stonewall Inn, was a vital catalyst in expanding LGBT activism nationwide and abroad. This month’s anniversary provides an opportune...

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