Google BLASTED Over Refusal To Remove “Pray Away Gay” App

Google has been blasted for continuing to feature an app that encourages LGBTQ people to have dangerous conversion therapy, reports New York Post. Living Hope Ministries, the creator of the app, refers to transgender and gay people as “sexually broken” individuals who can “walk out of false identities.” The Christian group claims the “gay lifestyle…

LGBTQ Celebs Honor Carol Channing, RIP

Broadway legend Carol Channing died Tuesday at age 97 of natural causes, reports The Advocate. The Tony Award-winning actress, who originated the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi in 1964’s Hello, Dolly! on Broadway, was beloved by the LGBTQ community for being a longtime ally. “The gay community is responsible for so much of my success, and I love them,”…

INTO, Grindr’s LGBTQ Online News Site, Shut Down

INTO, the online LGBTQ magazine owned and operated by gay dating app Grindr, terminated on Tuesday its editorial staff, effectively ending the digital outlet’s 17-month run, reports NBC News. “The company will be refocusing its efforts on video and as such, the editorial and social teams were let go this morning,” a joint statement from…

New York Set To BAN Gay Conversion Therapy

The New York State Legislature on Tuesday passed a bill to prohibit licensed mental health professionals from practicing gay conversion therapy on minors, reports Huffington Post.  Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is expected to sign the bill this week, which would make New York the 15th state in addition to Washington, D.C., in the U.S. to…

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…

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…