Queerty: Andrew Christian Suspends Model Topher Dimaggio “Indefinitely” Amid Sex Assault Accusations

(Photo: Topher DiMaggio) Underwear brand Andrew Christian has placed model and brand ambassador Topher DiMaggio on “indefinite suspension” while they investigate the many claims against him ranging from verbal harassment to sexual assault to rape, reports Queerty. Last month, adult star Tegan Zayne penned a long Twitter post that accused DiMaggio, who also works as an…

Gay Star News: Meet The LGBTI Athletes Competing At The Winter Olympics 2018

(Photo: Jorik Hendrickx) Gay Star News (great site!) has compiled a list, with bios and photos, of the athletes flying the rainbow flag in Korea at the Winter Olympics. Aside from our very own Adam Rippon (Figure Skater) and Gus Kenworthy  (Freestyle Skier) others include Daniela Iraschko- Stolz – Austria (Ski Jumper),  Eric Radford – Canada (Figure Skater), Cheryl Maas – Netherlands (Halfpipe…

Openly Bob

Groundbreaking comedian Bob Smith dead at 59. BY ORLY LYONNE Humorist and author Bob Smith, 59, the first openly gay comedian to appear on prominent national TV showcases in 1990s, died last month in New York City after a 12-year battle with amyltrophic lateral sclerosis, reports The Buffalo News. “I knew this was a big…

Advancing Social Change

A new LGBTQ Research Fellowship Program, launched by The ONE Archives Foundation. The ONE Archives Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its new LGBTQ Research Fellowship Program, offering limited-term research fellowships to support scholars engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independent research. Faculty, graduate students, and independent scholars who are interested in conducting primary…

The Final Fight

Matt Palazzolo Remembering Matt Family and friends mourn the death of local gay activist Matt Palazzolo. BY ORLY LYONNE Matt Palazzolo, an actor and writer who was a longtime member of West Hollywood’s Lesbian and Gay Advisory Board (LGAB), a member of the Christopher Street West board and very well known in the city’s gay community,…

The Transaction

Daniela Vega, “A Fantastic Woman” Trans Breakthrough Oscars make transgender history. BY ORLY LYONNE Oscar nods for women and minorities drew many of the headlines in last month’s nominations, but this year’s Academy Awards also mark a breakthrough for transgender filmmakers, reports ABC News. Yance Ford, the director of the documentary Strong Island and a trans…

Canada To Make National Anthem Gender Neutral

The Canada Senate last night voted to adopt gender-neutral language in the country’s national anthem, reports Gay Star News. O Canada was written in 1908 by Robert Stanley Weir, but only adopted as the national anthem in 1980. The debated line in question currently reads: ‘True patriot in all thy sons command.’ The approved legislation…