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Trevor Noah, This is Us, Kehlani, The Wound nominated for the 29th GLAAD Awards; Jay-Z to receive Special Recognition Award

The nominees for the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards are here. GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, announced the nominees live from the Sundance Film Festival. The GLAAD Media Awards honor media for their fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ community and the issues that affect their lives. The GLAAD Media… Read More Trevor Noah, This is Us, Kehlani, The Wound nominated for the 29th GLAAD Awards; Jay-Z to receive Special Recognition Award

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Olumide Popoola launches ‘When We Speak of Nothing’ in Lagos

Olumide Popoola has launched her debut novel ‘When We Speak of Nothing’ in Lagos. Hosted by Classic FM #BookOnReview host, Benjamin Okoh, the event that held on the 16th of November in Victoria Island was attended by art and book lovers. Published by Cassava Republic Press, the book “launches a powerful new talent with a… Read More Olumide Popoola launches ‘When We Speak of Nothing’ in Lagos

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Goethe-Institut Johannesburg Presents “Just Like Us: Constellations” by Eric Gyamfi

Goethe-Institut Johannesburg is hosting an exhibition on the 8th of November by Ghanaian photographer Eric Gyamfi titled “Just Like Us: Constellations.” This exhibition marks a progressive and self-reflective expansion of the “Just Like Us” series, both in medium and subject matter. Here at the Goethe Institut in Johannesburg, Gyamfi explores more deeply the contextual and material… Read More Goethe-Institut Johannesburg Presents “Just Like Us: Constellations” by Eric Gyamfi

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For LGBT History Month, New Book ‘Stonewall Strong’ Celebrates Gay Men’s Resilience

On October 8, Rowman & Littlefield is publishing Stonewall Strong: Gay Men’s Heroic Fight for Resilience, Good Health, and a Strong Community by longtime health journalist John-Manuel Andriote. Andriote has reported on HIV-AIDS and other health and medical subjects for more than 30 years, and has been open about his own 2005 HIV diagnosis since ‘coming out’… Read More For LGBT History Month, New Book ‘Stonewall Strong’ Celebrates Gay Men’s Resilience

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Instagram user reimagines Disney Characters as transgender

A new instagram account called Trans Disney is reimagining popular Disney characters from Ariel to Jasmine as transgender. The bio says “Disney movies are about freedom & transformation. What if they could tell a transgender story?” Check out some of them below.   You're beautiful, no matter what they say. Word can't bring you down. Words… Read More Instagram user reimagines Disney Characters as transgender