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The Rustin Times is collaborating with The Initiative for Equal Rights and we are excited!!!

The Initiative for Equal Rights in partnership with The Rustin Times is starting a monthly conversation meetup called Q Conversations. The Q Conversations meetups are aimed at facilitating dialogues around issues and common topics in the LGBTQ+ community. They will be interactive meetups where everyone present will have the opportunity to air their opinions and… Read More The Rustin Times is collaborating with The Initiative for Equal Rights and we are excited!!!

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Disney+ might be remaking ‘Love, Simon’ into a TV Series

Awarded winner of the Outstanding Film category at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards, and Comedy Movie of 2018 by Teen Choice Awards amongst many others, ‘Love, Simon’ is a 2018 American romantic teen comedy-drama centred on Simon Spier (acted by Nick Robinson), a 17-year old closeted gay high school boy. In the movie, Simon is… Read More Disney+ might be remaking ‘Love, Simon’ into a TV Series

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Netflix’s upcoming series, ‘Special’ explores the life of a disabled gay man

Here’s what we know for sure about Special, the upcoming Netflix series; Ryan Kayes (played by Ryan O’Connell), the star of the series is in his mid-20s, gay and with cerebral palsy. “Cerebral Palsy is a disability of the brain manifested through muscular in-coordination” Ryan says in the trailer just before he falls. In an… Read More Netflix’s upcoming series, ‘Special’ explores the life of a disabled gay man

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Global outrage as Brunei will stone individuals who engage in gay sex to death

Brunei has enacted laws that will put the LGBT community in the Asian country at risk despite international outrage. Staying true to the country’s determination to enact sharia law, a law has taken effect that will stone anyone caught engaging in gay sex. The same penalty follows for adultery and the limbs of anyone that… Read More Global outrage as Brunei will stone individuals who engage in gay sex to death

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Janet Mock on finding her path and self-love #TransDayOfVisibility

There is a lot about trans people that many still don’t know and the perfect time to learn is on International Transgender Day of Visibility. It is a day dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and victories of transgender & gender non-conforming people while raising awareness of the work that is still needed to save trans… Read More Janet Mock on finding her path and self-love #TransDayOfVisibility

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Beyoncé and JAY-Z Speak Out for LGBTQ Acceptance at the Star-Studded 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles

Queer Eye, Love Simon, Vida, Steven Universe, Nanette, TransMilitary, Univision among GLAAD Media Award Recipients and ‘The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset’ wins Inaugural Outstanding Video Game Award Sean Hayes Receives Stephen F. Kolzak Award from Allison Janney with Celebrity Presenters including Gwyneth Paltrow, Lena Waithe, Janet Mock, Adam Lambert, Adam Rippon, Meghan Trainor, Nico Santos, Jamie Lee Curtis, and… Read More Beyoncé and JAY-Z Speak Out for LGBTQ Acceptance at the Star-Studded 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles

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The Initiative for Equal Rights opens Physical and Virtual Libraries

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) is pleased to announce the official opening of its two physical and digital libraries. TIERs understands that the cultivation of a healthy reading culture among young Nigerians is paramount to their educational and social growth. However, the high costs of buying books often hinders youths from reading as much… Read More The Initiative for Equal Rights opens Physical and Virtual Libraries

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British-Nigerian Actress Seyi Omooba dropped from ‘The Color Purple’ Musical After Anti-LGBT Remarks Surface

Just a week ago, Seyi Omooba went on Twitter to thank God for her new role in ‘The Color Purple’ Musical. She would be one of the leads, playing the role of Celie in the critically acclaimed production. I can’t believe this is happening, I am so excited and privileged to be apart of this… Read More British-Nigerian Actress Seyi Omooba dropped from ‘The Color Purple’ Musical After Anti-LGBT Remarks Surface