Conservatives in a TIZZY Over Biden’s New Rainbow Flag Directive

Franklin Graham The evangelical evangelist and missionary Franklin Graham was outraged – yes, just outraged – to hear that Joe Biden has lifted Trump’s ban on LGBT+ flags being flown at US embassies, reports Pink News. Secretary of state Antony Blinken announced last week  that all US diplomatic outposts would be authorized to fly the Pride…

Netflix’s “Special” Full Final Season Trailer: WATCH!

Ryan O’Connell Special, the Netflix show created by writer, executive producer, and star Ryan O’Connell, has just released its full trailer for the second and final season, reports Out. Ryan finds himself entangled with Tanner, a flirty dance instructor who, as we find out in the trailer, has a really hot boyfriend.  The final season will begin…

Alber Elbaz, 59, Beloved Fashion Designer, Dies Of Covid-19. RIP

Alber Elbaz, RIP Fashion designer Alber Elbaz, who dressed everyone from Michelle Obama to Kim Kardashian, has died from COVID-19 at 59-years old, reports Pink News. Elbaz died in Paris on Saturday (24 April) after having COVID-19 for three weeks. His business partner Johann Rupert confirmed the news, praising Elbaz’s “inclusive vision of fashion [which] made women…

Supreme Court REJECTS Challenge To CA Law That Bars State-Funded Travel To States Discriminating Against LGBTQ

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider Texas’ challenge to California’s ban on state-funded business trips to Texas and other states deemed to discriminate against LGBTQ people, reports KTLA 5. California adopted the ban following a 2017 Texas law that allows foster care and adoption agencies to deny services for religious beliefs. Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas…

Vigil At San Jose City Hall Held For Murdered Transgender Woman

Natalia Smüt. RIP A transgender woman who was killed last week in Milpitas was honored Saturday by friends and LGBTQ rights advocates at San Jose City Hall, reports SF Gate. Friends said Natalia Smüt, 24, a transgender woman and drag artist from San Jose was known for her motivating and creative spirit, captivating performances and…

LA Galaxy’s Sebastian Lletget Suspended For Homophobic Slur

Sebastian Lletget. Photo: Jamie Smed, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Sebastian Lletget has been suspended two games and fined an undisclosed amount for use of a homophobic slur earlier this month, Major League Soccer announced Friday, reports Sportsnaut. Lletget will miss Sunday’s game against the New York Red Bulls and a…

Gay Men’s “Roman Holiday Spa” Locations Close Permanently

Photo By DUSTI CUNNINGHAM Roman Holiday Spa “Health Clubs” have been added to the list of gay spaces that are forever lost to COVID-19, reports WEHO TIMES. Both gay men’s bathhouse locations, one at 12814 Venice Blvd in Mar Vista, and the other at 14435 Victory Blvd, in Van Nuys, survived the AIDS epidemic in the 80s…

BREAKING: Caitlyn Jenner Is Running For California Governor

Caitlyn Jenner, the former Olympian, reality TV star and transgender activist, said Friday she is running to be governor of California, as a recall of the sitting Democratic governor moves forward, reports NBC News. In a press release posted to Twitter, Jenner, a longtime Republican, said that she’d make a “formal announcement” in the “the coming weeks”…

Costa Mesa Man Gets Six Months Prison Time For ATTACKING Transgender Woman

Johnny Santos Moreno (Photo Courtesy of the Orange County district attorney’s office)   A Costa Mesa man arrested last month for beating a transgender woman with a skateboard and threatening a witness who called the police was sentenced Wednesday to serve 180 days in jail and two years’ probation, court records indicate, reports Daily Pilot. Johnny…

Harry Styles To Have Naked Sex Scenes Playing Gay Policeman In Upcoming Movie

Harry Styles. Photo: Eva Rinaldi, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons Harry Styles will reportedly bare it all, reports Just Jared. The 27-year-old “Watermelon Sugar” singer and actor, who is set to play a gay policeman named Tim Burgess in the upcoming film My Policeman, will reportedly be doing sex scenes naked, via The Mirror. The scenes will…

CA Coronavirus Rate Now The Lowest In The Continental U.S.

CA Gov. Gavin Newsom California’s coronavirus case rate is now the lowest in the continental U.S., an achievement that reflects months of hard-won progress against the pandemic in the aftermath of the state’s devastating fall and winter surge, reports The Los Angeles Times. The state’s latest seven-day rate of new cases — 40.3 per 100,000…

OUTshine Film Festival Miami Honors Lea DeLaria with the 2021 Vanguard Award

Lea DeLaria. Photo By Tina Turnbow OUTshine Film Festival Miami will honor actress, comedian, and jazz singer Lea DeLaria with their Vanguard Award at their opening night ceremony, taking place Friday, April 23 at Dezerland Drive-In.  The Vanguard Award recognizes notable individuals in entertainment for their contributions in helping to tell LGBTQ+ stories, as well as…