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Read the rest of this entry » Monifah Talks Being A Newlywed, Same-Sex Marriage Movement [Exclusive]
02
Jul
2014
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Monifah Talks Being A Newlywed, Same-Sex Marriage Movement [Exclusive]

Check out my CentricTV.com interview with singer and “R&B Divas” star Monifah Carter… Without question, when it comes to Black representations of LGBT people in Hollywood, singer Monifah stands at the frontline. Stepping back into the spotlight since her glory days in the ‘90s, the R&B diva has become a vocal activist for gay, lesbian, bisexual and […]

Read the rest of this entry » Where R. Kelly Went Wrong In Response To Transgender Teen
25
Jun
2014
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Where R. Kelly Went Wrong In Response To Transgender Teen

My commentary via CentricTV.com… Is R. Kelly ashamed of his transgender teen? That’s what inquiring minds wanted to know when the megastar singer remained radio silent after news broke that his child, Jay Kelly, 13, had publicly identified as transgender. “R. Kelly’s Daughter Turns Male” read one of the many eye-catching headlines that dominated the news cycle for […]

Read the rest of this entry » Brandy To Honor Gay Fans With ‘The Boys Are Mine’, Receive Humanitarian Award
13
Aug
2013
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Brandy To Honor Gay Fans With ‘The Boys Are Mine’, Receive Humanitarian Award

Brandy will be honoring her gay fans in Atlanta as she hosts “The Boys Are Mine” during Atlanta’s Black Gay Pride, which takes place Labor Day weekend. The party, which will be held at Freight Depot will add to Brandy’s long list of Gay Pride appearances, in which she lends her voice and celebrity to […]

Read the rest of this entry » B. Scott Talks BET Lawsuit and Transgender Identity on MSNBC
12
Aug
2013
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B. Scott Talks BET Lawsuit and Transgender Identity on MSNBC

B. Scott appeared on MSNBC live to discuss his discrimination lawsuit against BET Networks and his recent announcement that he is transgender. With his lawyer by his side, a very emotional Scott opened up about his lawsuit, in which he’s claiming up to $2.5 million in damages, and recounted the incident that led up to […]

Read the rest of this entry » B. Scott Sues BET For Forcing Him to Change Attire at Awards Show
07
Aug
2013

B. Scott Sues BET For Forcing Him to Change Attire at Awards Show

Media personality B. Scott has filed a lawsuit against BET Networks for forcing him to change his attire in the middle of a live broadcasting of the network’s BET Awards pre-show. Scott, who’s become a leading face for the LGBT community since gaining notoriety from YouTube videos, is suing for a minimum of $2.5 million. […]

Read the rest of this entry » Raven-Symone Comes Out of the Closet on Twitter
02
Aug
2013
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Raven-Symone Comes Out of the Closet on Twitter

It looks like the rumors are true. After years of speculation surrounding Raven-Symone’s sexuality, the child actress decided to finally set the record straight (no pun intended). Taking to social media, Symone tweeted, “I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of you.” After a fan tweeted her saying, “You better come out sis,” […]

Read the rest of this entry » EBONY: TOO BLACK FOR TV? Gay Media Game Changers Find a Home on the Internet
23
Jul
2013

EBONY: TOO BLACK FOR TV? Gay Media Game Changers Find a Home on the Internet

I recently published a story on EBONY.com called “TOO BLACK FOR TV? Gay Media Game Changers Find a Home on the Internet.” In the article I speak with some gay black visionaries who are creating a space for their work online, as well as Patrik-Ian Polk, the creator of TV’s first gay black television show, […]

Read the rest of this entry » Online Series ‘Finding Me’ Breaking Ground in Black LGBT Culture
02
Jul
2013
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Online Series ‘Finding Me’ Breaking Ground in Black LGBT Culture

An independent dramedy called “Finding Me: The Series” is making ground on the Internet these days. The series, which follows a circle of friends who struggle with issues in dating and sexuality, is one of only a few mediums to show a glimpse into gay black culture, and its social nuances. The online series includes […]

Read the rest of this entry » BET Forces B. Scott to Change Outfit, Take Off Heels for Awards Show
01
Jul
2013
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BET Forces B. Scott to Change Outfit, Take Off Heels for Awards Show

Media personality B. Scott revealed on Twitter that while he was hired to host the BET Awards‘ pre-show red carpet, he was asked to change his outfit – including his heels. The androgynous media maven and blogger, who’s a prominent face for the LGBTQ community, was visibly less animated than his typical self while interviewing celebrities on […]

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