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  • Jussie Smollett

    Let’s Take a Stand Against Discrimination

    As an African American in this country, I’m not naive when it comes to racism or discrimination. However, when you’re a black, gay man, homophobic attacks and slurs are added to the long list of discrimination we face. It is sad and frustrating to know that we still live...
  • Amanda Lepore Puts the Pedal to the Metal in Sultry New Single, “Buckle Up”

    Amanda Lepore Releases First Single from Upcoming EP

    Amanda Lepore is releasing the first single from her soon-to-be-released LEPORE. album today. “Buckle Up” is a burlesque, retro-pop single, available for download NOW by pre-ordering LEPORE. (full e.p. will be available in February 2018). “Get ready; you’re in for a bumpy ride,” says Amanda Lepore in “Buckle Up,”...
  • Men's Skincare, Crystal Waters, Music News

    Crystal Waters Transforms Music and Beauty Into Men’s Skin Care Line

    It’s amazing where people find themselves over the years. When we did a recent roundup of popular men’s skin care products we learned that none other than top Billboard charting singer and songwriter Crystal Waters has launched her own men’s skincare line called BOYFACE. To gather more info, managing...
  • RuPaul Drag Race, Alaska, Courtney Act, Willam

    Rambunctious AAA Girls to Take North America by Storm

    Whether you like it or not, drag is big business. Thanks to RuPaul and the overwhelming success of Drag Race, the show has given a series of queens not only a platform to showcase their talents (charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent) but given many of them incredible worldwide success....
  • Celebrity News, RuPaul Drag Race, iTunes, Shea Coulee

    Shea Couleé Surprises Fans By Dropping 3 New Songs & Videos

    Hold up, wait a minute, let Shea Couleé put some beats up in it. Yes gawd, our favorite queen and one of the fiercest contestants ever from season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race has unleashed her inner star power by dropping three new songs and accompanying videos all at...
  • American RuPaul Genre: Dance Released: March 24, 2017

    RuPaul and Todrick Hall, New Music and Promotion Overdrive

    Out of all of RuPaul’s new tracks, ‘Charisma, Uniqueness, Nerve & Talent’ is the best one. The beat is right, the concept of the song is brand specific, and it’s a great song for the final video that the top 3 contestants from RuPaul’s Drag Race appear in. We...
  • Ryan Murphy, Television News, Entertainment,Ballroom Culture, LGBTQ, Pose

    Posing A Few Questions About Ryan Murphy’s Pose

    I came of age and came out in NYC during the 80’s.  The Christopher Street Pier was where I spent a great deal of my time and where I briefly met some of the sweetest finest souls I would ever meet.  Their names ended with Ninja, LaBeija, Magnifique, Infinity,...
  • Music News, Music Video, Missy Elliott, I'm Better

    Missy Elliott Releases an Electric New Track, ‘I’m Better.”

    At three in the morning, you never know what you might find on the internet. They usually say nothing good happens after midnight and often that is the case but not this time around. Relentless and unable to sleep, I do what most of us do, check Facebook and...
  • Gay Black Men, Tyler Perry, LGBTQ, Black Community

    Tyler Perry is Failing Gay Black Men

    Mainstream media continues to use visceral stereotypes of black gay men; images that are degrading and feed into the perception that the black gay community has not evolved. Compared to our white counterparts, the black gay male characters created by some mainstream TV producers are polar opposites. When you...
  • lgbtq rights, republican platform 2016

    Trump’s Support of LGBTQs Out of Sync with GOP Platform

    Now that the RNC is over, I had to step back and give a little more thought to the 24/7 blitz of sound bites coming across social media and the news outlets during the convention and prepare myself for the Democratic Convention this week. Donald Trump’s nomination acceptance speech...
  • Music, Twitter, Calvin Harris, Taylor Swift

    Music In The Age of Twitter

    When I was growing up in the late 70’s and early 80’s one of my favorite things to do was to hunt down information about my favorite musicians.  I would spend hours reading about Elton John, Siouxsie Sioux, Morrissey and Bono in Rolling Stone magazine among others.  Listening to...
  • Nick Jonas, Sexuality

    Why is Nick Jonas’ Sexuality Important to You

    Nick Jonas has been such the hot topic in the gay community and for some time now. The fascination over his sexual orientation perplexes me. A number of gay media outlets find it ever so interesting to constantly update us on every move he makes. Week after week, I...
  • Celebrity News, Latrice Royale

    Latrice Royale Infuses Jazz with Pizazz

    RuPaul’s Drag Race Star Releases Debut Album Celebrating 100 years of Jazz, Latrice Royale, the larger than life star from RuPaul’s Drag Race, is bringing the energy and rawness of the roaring twenties back to the modern age with her debut album, “Here’s To Life.” The album developed as...
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    Beyoncé Pays Homage to Black Panthers

    Thank you Beyoncé for starting the conversation with your performance and representing a very important period in our country. These last few years young, black men have been killed for no reason. Beyoncé’s performance might not be the right form of expression but if you know your history you...
  • Artist Spotlight, Missy Elliott, Music Video

    Artist Spotlight: Missy Elliott

    People were so worked up over Missy Elliott​ being called a “NEW” artist after her guest performance at the NFL Super Bowl XLIX. Hard truth, our youth aren’t familiar with Missy Elliott or her music. Missy is from a different generation and one that we HAVEN’T celebrated in a while....
  • Steven Meisel, photography, fashion

    Style Spotlight: Steven Meisel

    Steven Meisel has and continues to serve as a fashion photographer icon. Hailing from Long Island, NY, both Steven’s parents were involved in the entertainment industry. Steven’s mother Sarah was a singer and his father Leonard worked as a music promoter for a local record label. Early Steven took...
  • Transgender, Caitlyn Jenner

    Is Caitlyn a Victim of Her Own Success

    I watched with millions of other LGBT people the ‘coming out’ of Caitlyn. Here was a man who is now a woman. Even my 4 year old niece understood this. My niece, along with my friends and family, co workers and the media have been trans-fixed on the Caitlyn...
  • Fashion, Style, Celebrities, Pharrell

    Fashion Spotlight: Pharrell

    Fashion + Hip Hop have been synonymously linked for decades. From the Sugar Hill Gang known for their flashy, often coordinated street wear to Run DMC’s infamous leather outfits, Adidas sweat suits and coordinating hats to match. The union of fashion + hip hop has provided a musical backdrop...
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