Empire’s Jussie Smollett: Did he pay for attack?


Jussie Smollett and brothers Olabinjo and Abimbola Osundairo  By Sopan Deb/New York Times The strange case of the “Empire” star Jussie Smollett took another turn this weekend with the police in Chicago saying the investigation’s trajectory had changed amid news media reports that detectives were reviewing whether the attack Smollett reported late last month hadContinue reading “Empire’s Jussie Smollett: Did he pay for attack?”

GOING,Going,Gone! Illinois State Rep Nick Sauer resigned after reports of Catfishing Men on Instagram


Come on Republicans….   There are gay, Jews, Christians,  Buddhists, Democrats and zillions of dedicated gay individuals in political groups and religions all over the world, including far away places like Fresno, California.   Stop forcing good strong Republican men and women into closets with all that dust and filthy mole. Now, no one really knows ifContinue reading “GOING,Going,Gone! Illinois State Rep Nick Sauer resigned after reports of Catfishing Men on Instagram”

Gay Couple Had to give up their plane seats to a Straight Couple


The CEO of the Abbey, David Cooley: “I have never been so discriminated against while traveling before.” By: Bobby Schuessler/Gay Star News Last weekend, the founder and CEO of The Abbey David Cooley, and his partner were told to move seats on an Alaska Airlines flight in order to make room for a straight couple,Continue reading “Gay Couple Had to give up their plane seats to a Straight Couple”

July, Straight Pride Month?


He said his column “That’s Life” in the Dixon Independent Voice on friday was “tongue in cheek.   Ted Hickman, the vice mayor of Dixon, California (23 miles southwest of Sacramento), Declared July 1, was the start of  Straight Pride Month. In his column he writes “ We are different from them.  We work, have families,Continue reading “July, Straight Pride Month?”

Another Anti LGBT Politician Goes Down


He was called the conscience of the conservative movement. His wife is the assistant director of an Anti abortion rally called “March of Life” Earlier this month Westley Goodman was allegeldy discoved having sex with man on the his desk in one of the state offices. Mr Goodman was elected to represent the 87th District,Continue reading “Another Anti LGBT Politician Goes Down”

While you were sleeping 45 made it easier for companies to discriminate against Gays and other members of the LGBT Community


Perhaps he was looking for Ultra Conservative Cred. On Monday, 45 reversed an Executive order put in place in 2014 by then President Obama that prohibited the federal government from contracting with firms that discriminated based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Way, way, waaaay back in January. 45 told LGBT right advocates basically notContinue reading “While you were sleeping 45 made it easier for companies to discriminate against Gays and other members of the LGBT Community”

Hundereds of Junk Police Openings in North Carolina


    Photo:David Carillet/Lifetime-Shutterstock North Carolina’s Transgender laws has created a new positions in the state.   The law requiring individuals to use restrooms based on the sex on their identification. Occasionally a masculine looking female or a feminine looking male, may attempt to use one of the states public facilities without proper identification. ConcernedContinue reading “Hundereds of Junk Police Openings in North Carolina”

In The Night : How North Carolina’s Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act Allows Discrimatory Practices for: Poor, Handicap, and Minorities


Photo: MTV In February, Charlotte, North Carolina’s largest city.  Passed  passed a bill to ban LGBT discrimination. This move outraged members of the Republican Party. A day before the city council voted Gov. Pat McCrory told city officials in an email that state lawmakers make that immediate action to block the law if it passed. InContinue reading “In The Night : How North Carolina’s Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act Allows Discrimatory Practices for: Poor, Handicap, and Minorities”

The Firing of A Gay Police Chief: The Town vs The Mayor?


Most Americans believe it is illegal to fire someone because of their sexual orientation.  South Carolina is one of  29 states where it is legal to fire someone for being gay By CityFella: Latta, South Carolina  (population 1200) is 103 miles northeast of Columbia, South Carolina. Last week, Mayor Earl Bullard  fired Latta’s Chief of Police CrystalContinue reading “The Firing of A Gay Police Chief: The Town vs The Mayor?”

End-of-Life Care for an Aging LGBT Population


At the end of their life, many men and women go back in the closet for fear of being mistreated by health care and other professionals. BY EARL COLLOM/The Advocate When Danyal Lawson’s husband, gay activist Lou Rispoli, wasbrutally beaten and lay dying in a New York Hospital last year, there was one thing for whichContinue reading “End-of-Life Care for an Aging LGBT Population”