LGBT Issues/Rights

Gay Documentary ‘Outcry’ Exploring Religion and Sexuality Now on Amazon Prime [WATCH]

Filmmaker Ian L. Haddock creates multiple spaces where Black queer men and women recount their experiences navigating social stigma attached to being something other than straight. In the film, LGBT advocate Harrison Guy discusses visiting churches as part of the choir, discovering “hate sermons”, and fragile masculinity. “For a lot of people it was less about sexuality and more about femininity because a lot of the men who are charismatic in church are actually straight […]

‘Intersexion’ Documentary Explores Surgery, Statistics and Relationships of Intersex People [VIDEO]

Societal pressures and relationships of people born with extra chromosomes and/or other DNA abnormalities can be a lot to bear. Many parents are told to explore surgery months after their children are born – clitorectomy, vaginectomy, and labiaplasty to name a few. The experiences are vastly different as well. One person mentions having over 200 genital exams before age 18, whereas another person says their girlfriend told them they had a larger clit and to […]

Pride School Atlanta Opening Fall 2016 Aims To Be K-12 Safe Haven for LGBT Teachers AND Students

Last year about 9 in 10 LGBT students reported harassment and 3 in 10 reported missing classes due to safety concerns. This is one of the many reasons Christian Zsilavetz and Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta are making a change with their own version of the Harvey Milk School. 

A Gay Pastor Spread HIV Then Disappeared? Watch ‘Purpose in the Pulpit’

“After I figured out that I wasn’t going to die – because I thought I was about to die – I became an activist,” says Dennis Massenberg. “I started meeting a lot of gay people that had quit going to church. They could sing, they could preach, and they loved God. But, they really had nowhere to worship.” The documentary/short film ‘Purpose in the Pulpit’ is a must see. After telling his own story Dennis […]

BET’s Gay Documentary ‘Holler If You Hear Me’ Is Here! Watch It Now

This is not on tv because…? Entertainment Editor Clay Cane is the creator/producer of ‘Holler If You Hear Me: Black and Gay in the Church.’ Press play to watch the full documentary.

NO GAY PEOPLE in One Mississippi County Claims the U.S. Census, CNN Investigates [VIDEO]

The conservative and self-righteous stay trying it! Columnist John D. Sutter convinced CNN to pay him to ride out to the southwest part of Mississippi to investigate the stunt they reported to the government about there being no same-sex couples in …

Obama Says LGBT Rights Was Important Task For His First Term

TIME Magazine’s person of the year President Barack Obama lists LGBT rights as one of his major accomplishments from his first term: “One of the things that I’m very proud of during my first four years is I think I’ve helped to solidify this incredibly rapid transformation in people’s attitudes around LGBT issues — how we think about gays and lesbians and transgender persons. A lot of that just has to do with the fact […]

Mattel Reveals 'Drag Queen' Barbie, Will You Be Buying It?

I am living for this Beyonce-inspired B’Day Tour opening number dress!Here’s the scoop on the $125 collector’s edition Barbie hitting the scene, according to Mused Magazine:”Although the term drag queen is not officially used to describe the new T…