LGBTQ

Nigeria is a country slow to honor LGBTQ rights. In many cases, even supporting LGBT people can land you in jail, which is what happened last week  in  the African country. Sadly, Nigerian law enforcement arrested 53 men for attending an unofficial same-sex wedding, according to the BBC. The arrests happened last Saturday in the northern […]

Tragic video has been released of a transgender woman, Dandara dos Santos, 42, being beaten by a group of men in the Brazilian city of Fortaleza, Ceara. Dos Santos was reportedly dragged from her home into the streets, then punched, kicked and attacked with shoes and a plank of wood in front of residents. Soon after, […]

It’s been a tragic week in Louisiana due to the deaths of three Black trans women over the course of three days. On Saturday night, Chyna Doll Dupree, was killed outside of a shopping center according to the Times Picayune. https://twitter.com/KaneBlacque/status/836604455357296640 When news of her death hit friends and loved ones, they shared messages of love support and […]

It looks like Beyoncé is sharing ways to support LGBTQ students. In light of the Trump administration’s roll back of protections for transgender students, the megastar singer is demonstrating support for the 100 Days of Kindness initiative aimed at LGBTQ students. The initiative is organized by GLSEN which is a group that seeks to improve the educational experience for LGBTQ […]

In a complete waste of time, Indiana Governor Mike Pence held a press conference on Tuesday morning to “clarify” the intent of the law known…

For many Black children born in the 1980s, Ben Carson is a hero. He is, as BuzzFeed’s Joel Anderson describes in a well-done profile about…

The state of Alabama is again at the forefront of change in the United States. It’s been reported that a handful of its cities and…

While the transgender community has made great strides in being represented in pop culture, in real life, they are still experiencing high levels of discrimination. Late…

Ferguson residents and protest leaders Brittany Ferrell and Alexis Templeton got engaged at St. Louis City Hall city hall recently. Templeton declared her love for…

Bevy Smith had to correct herself after posting an ill-received tweet about LGBTQ slang. If there’s one thing the “Fashion Queens” star can do, it’s…

The internet’s biggest bully seems to have met his match! Perez Hilton gave Black Twitter a reason to come for him when he likened Black…