GLAAD Media Award recipients were announced in the remainder of this year’s categories for the 29th edition. Ross Mathews hosted the event and Melissa Etheridge and Adam Lambert opened the show with a duet to celebrate the 25 year anniversary of Etheridge’s breakthrough album YES I AM by performing an unforgettable new arrangement of her… Read More Ava DuVernay, Samira Wiley, and Gloria Carter receive honors at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards
Viceland’s new series; My House, is a blessing seriously overdue, coming almost 30 years after ‘Paris is Burning’. The docu-series takes viewers inside New York’s queer vogue ballroom scene as it follows queer dancers Tati 007, Alex Mugler, Jelani Mizrahi, Lolita Balenciaga, and Relish Milan as they overcome personal challenges and prepare for competitions while ballroom… Read More Nneka Onuorah’s “My House” celebrates New York’s queer vogue ballroom culture
GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced that Ms. Gloria Carter will accept the Special Recognition Award onstage at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York at the New York Hilton Midtown on Saturday, May 5. GLAAD previously announced that both Ava DuVernay and Samira Wiley would receive honors at the ceremony.… Read More Gloria Carter to accept Special Recognition Award onstage on behalf of her son JAY-Z for his song ‘Smile’ at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards
When Netflix announced they’d be rebooting Bravo’s Queer Eye, I was definitely skeptical because they had a pretty bad reboot record. But I am more than happy to report that it is everything we could have hoped for and more. The show’s premise is that five LGBT men, dubbed the Fab Five, go and help… Read More 5 reasons why everyone absolutely needs to watch ‘Queer Eye’
Nakhane is one of Africa’s LGBT icons who is receiving critical acclaim not only for his role in ‘The Wound’ but for his music. In a chat with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, he speaks about the aftermath of being a part of ‘The Wound’ and also his music. Watch below. Read the full feature here.
In a recent interview, pop sensation; Troye Sivan opened up about coming out and understanding his attraction to men. In totally relatable terms he talks about how the revelation hit him so hard, it actually made him feel sick. The 22-year-old South-African born Australian singer spoke to Attitude and talked about his early gay days and the… Read More Troye Sivan talks “New Relationship” and how he cried when he found out he was gay.
Janelle Monáe has finally addressed rumours about her sexuality. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Monáe reveals that she identifies as pansexual. “Being a queer black woman in America, someone who has been in relationships with both men and women – I consider myself to be a free-ass motherfucker.” The Grammy nominated singer said she initialy… Read More Janelle Monáe comes out as pansexual
Earlier we reported that Wanuri Kahiu’s feature film ‘Rafiki’ will be the first Kenyan feature to Screen at the Cannes Film Festival. Now, IndieWire has released the first exclusive trailer of the film. Watch below. ‘Rafiki’ is a queer love story set in Kenya, and was inspired by the 2007 Caine Prize winner, ‘Jambula Tree’ by… Read More Watch the trailer for ‘Rafiki’ here
GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, today announced that filmmaker, director and screenwriter Ava DuVernay will be honoured at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York at the New York Hilton Midtown on Saturday, May 5, 2018. GLAAD previously announced that Samira Wiley will receive the Vito Russo Award for her… Read More Ava DuVernay to be honoured with the Excellence in Media Award for intersectional advocacy at 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York
MGM Resorts International announced the release of UNIVERSAL LOVE, a collection of reimagined wedding songs for the LGBTQ community, celebrating the enduring and overwhelming power of love and music to unite. UNIVERSAL LOVE offers six newly recorded versions of iconic love songs that give same-sex couples a soundtrack for their own love stories and feature pronouns… Read More Album of Reimagined Love Songs for the LGBTQ Community Features Artistic Vision of Kele Okereke among others