Category: National News

MODEL, MARC JACOBS' EX, TO SUE STARBUCKS FOR ALLEGED ANTI-GAY REMARK

MODEL, MARC JACOBS’ EX, TO SUE STARBUCKS FOR ALLEGED ANTI-GAY REMARK

[ 0 ] December 12, 2014

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor Edge Media Network –  Out Brazilian model Harry Louis, who happens to be fashion designer Marc Jacobs’ ex-boyfriend, said Wednesday he was discriminated against by a Starbucks barista who allegedly told him to “become a man.” He also said he plans to sue the coffee company, according to Gay Star […]

NICK JONAS OPENS UP ON PLAYING GAY CHARACTER IN 'KINGDOM'

NICK JONAS OPENS UP ON PLAYING GAY CHARACTER IN ‘KINGDOM’

[ 0 ] December 11, 2014

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge Media Network Former Jonas Brother member Nick Jonas has had a great big gay year while promoting his solo effort and new album “Nick Jonas.” If he’s not having an impromptu strip tease at a gay club, or grabbing his crotch in a photo shoot, then he’s checking out […]

ABC FAMILY ORDERS GROUNDBREAKING DOCU-SERIES 'MY TRANSPARENT LIFE' Produced by Ryan Seacrest

ABC FAMILY ORDERS GROUNDBREAKING DOCU-SERIES ‘MY TRANSPARENT LIFE’ Produced by Ryan Seacrest

[ 0 ] December 11, 2014

  As part of its expansion in the unscripted arena, ABC Family announced today that it has picked up a new docu-series “My Transparent Life” direct to series from Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP). The groundbreaking new reality series “My Transparent Life” centers on a teenager named Ben who learns his parents are not only getting […]

STATE OF LGBT EQUALITY IN CALIFORNIA-BASED COMPANIES - Detailed in HRC’s New Corporate Equality Index

STATE OF LGBT EQUALITY IN CALIFORNIA-BASED COMPANIES – Detailed in HRC’s New Corporate Equality Index

[ 0 ] November 19, 2014

California-based companies scored in annual nationwide report on LGBT equality in the workplace The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, today released the 2015 Corporate Equality Index, an annual report assessing LGBT inclusion in major companies and law firms across the nation, including 93 in […]

MICHAEL SAM NAMED ONE OF GQ's MEN OF THE YEAR

MICHAEL SAM NAMED ONE OF GQ’s MEN OF THE YEAR

[ 0 ] November 17, 2014

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge Media Network Michael Sam, the first openly gay football player in North America, was named one of GQ’s men (and woman!) of the year, it was revealed Monday. As Today.com points out, each year the men’s lifestyle magazine names a handful of celebrities who’ve had a big year […]

U.S. PANEL PARTIALLY LIFTS BAN ON GAY MEN DONATING BLOOD

U.S. PANEL PARTIALLY LIFTS BAN ON GAY MEN DONATING BLOOD

[ 0 ] November 14, 2014

by Winnie McCroy EDGE Editor On Thursday, November 13, a panel from the Department of Health and Human Service voted to partially lift the longstanding ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood. “The advisory panel recommended for the first time that the 31-year ban preventing gay and bisexual men from donating blood should be partially […]

GAY 'SURVIVOR' CONTESTANT IS CLAY AIKEN'S EX

GAY ‘SURVIVOR’ CONTESTANT IS CLAY AIKEN’S EX

[ 0 ] November 13, 2014

. One thing that gay cast member of CBS’s “Survivor” Reed Kelly can never be accused of is name-dropping. Even when that name happens to be his former boyfriend “American Idol” season two runner-up, Clay Aiken. On Reed Kelly’s bio page for “Survivor,” you’ll learn many things about the 31-year-old Broadway chorus boy, from his […]

INAUGURAL POET RETURNS TO MIAMI IN NEW MEMOIR

INAUGURAL POET RETURNS TO MIAMI IN NEW MEMOIR

[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

by Christine Armario Associated Press –  In Richard Blanco’s Miami, memories linger outside coffee windows and in Cuban grocery store aisles. Barack Obama’s 2013 inaugural poet grew up here, gathering experiences and stories as the son of Cuban exiles that would lay the foundation for his written work and inspire his new memoir, “The Prince of […]

NYONG'O, COX, POWER GIVEN GLAMOUR MAGAZINE LAURELS

NYONG’O, COX, POWER GIVEN GLAMOUR MAGAZINE LAURELS

[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

by Shelley Acoca Associated Press Actresses Lupita Nyong’o and Laverne Cox, fashion designer Sarah Burton, U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power and Chelsea Clinton are among those being awarded Women of the Year awards by Glamour magazine. The awards are to be presented in a star-studded ceremony Monday evening at Carnegie Hall. Nyong’o won a supporting-actress Oscar […]

ANTI-GAY GROUP SLAMS PRO-GAY FROSTED FLAKES AD

ANTI-GAY GROUP SLAMS PRO-GAY FROSTED FLAKES AD

[ 0 ] November 10, 2014

by Jason St. Amand National News Editor, Edge Media Network – Members of the American Family Association do not find it “grrrreeat” that Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes mascot Tony the Tiger is featured on a new pro-gay ad for the guidebook for Atlanta Pride, Pink News reports. “Guess who was a huge sponsor of the Atlanta Gay […]

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