Anti-Trans, Anti-Gay Pastor OUSTED From California Church

This past Saturday, Justin Hoke, the pastor of Trinity Bible Presbyterian Church in Weed, Calif., announced that he had been ousted from his position, amid protest over a billboard the church had erected stating that: “Bruce Jenner is still a man. Homosexuality is still sin. The culture may change. The Bible does not.” Hoke wrote on…

KILLER Art: Jake Gyllenhaal Goes Gay (Again). WATCH!

Writer/director Dan Gilroy of Nightcrawler fame has reteamed with Jake Gyllenhaal in a new thriller – Velvet Buzzsaw – which sees the actor return to playing a gay role (again), reports Queerty. As an art critic, Gyllenhaal begins experiencing a series of murderous supernatural events surrounding the work of a dead artist. Velvet Buzzsaw also stars Rene Russo, Toni Collette, Zawe…

Civil Rights Groups Demand Thorough Investigation Into Death Of 2nd Black Man’s Death At Ed Buck’s WeHo Home

Yesterday, 50 LGBTQ and allied organizations – including the National Black Justice Coalition, National LGBTQ Task Force, American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Southern California – released a statement to demand a thorough investigation by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and District Attorney’s Office of the second death of a black man at the West…

New Reports Of Brutal Anti-Gay Purge In Chechnya

There has been a new round of detentions of people suspected to be gay in Chcchnya, activists told the Associated Press Friday, reports the Advocate. A crackdown has been going on for the past two years in which more than 100 LGBTQ people, especially gay and bisexual men, have been arrested and put in what amounts to concentration camps,…

Gay Rapper Kevin Fret, 24, Shot Dead. RIP.

The rapper and outspoken advocate for the LGBT community Kevin Fret has been shot dead in Puerto Rico, aged 24, reports BBC.  The musician, described as Latin Trap music’s first openly gay artist, was killed in the capital San Juan on Thursday, police said. Fret was shot eight times while riding a motorbike in the…

SHADE: X-Men’s First Ever Drag Queen Superhero

Gay Marvel comic book writer Sina Grace made waves in 2015 by re-introducing the frosty X-Man, Iceman, as a gay character. And now Grace has broken new ground by introducing what could be the series’ first-ever drag queen superhero: a fan-wielding Glamazon named Shade, reports Queerty. Advocate.com reports that Shade made her X-Men debut last month when she…