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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

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Singer and Actor, Nakhane Touré releases music video for ‘New Brighton’

Popularly known for his role in 2017 movie, Inexba (The Wound), Nakhane Touré is a South African actor, author and singer. His music, a blend of soul and synth pop deal with identity, sexuality and the religion he’s disavowed. In an interview with Fader, Nakhane Touré says that “New Brighton” was written back in 2013… Read More Singer and Actor, Nakhane Touré releases music video for ‘New Brighton’

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This VICE Documentary about Reggie Bullock, the NBA Star Fighting for LGBTQ Equality

After his sister, Mia Anderson was murdered in 2014 for being a transgender woman, NBA Star, Reggie Bullock, has been a huge supporter of transgender rights. In 2015, Shawn Oliver, her killer, was later acquitted on all counts. In her honour, Reggie has since then, become an advocate for LGBTQ+ rights. A recent 6-minute documentary… Read More This VICE Documentary about Reggie Bullock, the NBA Star Fighting for LGBTQ Equality

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Film and Television Writer, Lee Daniels might be making a gay superhero film with Backflipping Sensation, Dremon Cooper

Multi-award winning Director of Empire, The Butler and Precious — among several others — Lee Daniels plans to bring a gay superhero to our screens. His star, Dremon Cooper popularly addressed as SuperBitch is a heel wearing, 19-year-old Instagram sensation who showcases incredible martial art skills on the street of Southeast D.C. Lee Daniels made… Read More Film and Television Writer, Lee Daniels might be making a gay superhero film with Backflipping Sensation, Dremon Cooper

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Human Rights Campaign (HRC) to honor Amandla Sternberg for her fight in LGBTQ Equality.

Popularly known for her role as Rue in Hunger Games (2016); Madeline Whittier in Everything, Everything (2017); and Starr Carter in The Hate U Give (2018), Amandla Sternberg is a 20-year-old American actress. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC); the largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Americans,… Read More Human Rights Campaign (HRC) to honor Amandla Sternberg for her fight in LGBTQ Equality.

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24 year old Latin Trap Artist, Kevin Fret shot dead in Puerto Rico

Described by Wikipedia as a Puerto Rican trap musician, the first openly gay Latin trap artist and popularly known for his gender non-conforming looks and his debut video Soy Asi (I’m Like This), which has amassed more than over 700 thousand YouTube views (at the time of this report), Kevin Fret aged 24 has been… Read More 24 year old Latin Trap Artist, Kevin Fret shot dead in Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rican performer, Ricky Martin and husband, Jwan Yosef welcome their baby girl

It’s only a few days into the new year but for Puerto Rican Performer, Ricky Martin and his husband, Jwan Yosef, it’s more. It’s the celebration of the birth of their daughter. On the 1st of January 2019 Ricky announced the arrival of the baby in an Instagram post, showing the infant’s tiny hands. In… Read More Puerto Rican performer, Ricky Martin and husband, Jwan Yosef welcome their baby girl

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‘We Don’t Live Here Anymore’ bags 5 awards at the Best of Nollywood Awards 2018

We Don’t Live Here Anymore is the 2018 LGBT feature film by TIERs. Written by Noni Salma, the movie tells the story of two teenage boys in Prominence high school; Tolu Bajulaiye and Chidi Egwuonwu who find themselves embroiled in a high stake scandal that could alter the course of their future. The film stars some… Read More ‘We Don’t Live Here Anymore’ bags 5 awards at the Best of Nollywood Awards 2018

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Best of Nollywood Awards: ‘We Don’t Live here Anymore’ leads nomination list

The nominees for the 2018 edition of the Best of Nollywood Awards have been announced and ‘We Don’t Live Here Anymore’ leads the nominees list with 11 nominations. The categories are Movie with the Best Social Message, Movie with the Best Screenplay, Movie with the Best Production Design, Movie with the Best Editing, Most Promising… Read More Best of Nollywood Awards: ‘We Don’t Live here Anymore’ leads nomination list