If you’re talking method acting, one sure way to get critics talking and drum up some controversy is to play a character from the LBGT community. Nothing says “range” like an actor taking a role in a same sex couple on screen.
Is the world ready for Chozen? The cartoon follows the life of a gay rapper fresh from prison and several Hip-Hop fans are not happy with the idea. Method Man, who lent his voice to the project, recently blasted critics on Twitter.
Morgan State University’s chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi—a historically Black fraternity—is under fire for allegedly denying a student from pledging because of his sexual orientation.
Even with Halle Berry, Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Hudson all winning Academy Awards within the last fifteen years; the amount of roles available in Hollywood for actors of color continues to stay limited. Being openly gay might make it even more difficult, but there are some actors who continue to thrive.
Brolic men throwing around and body slamming each other in their underwear, one of them is bound to be gay, right? However, no WWE pro wrestling star has ever come out of the closet before, until now.
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta has the ratchet reality TV game, involving inept rappers, “struggle & B” crooners and their struggle affiliates, on lock. The latest episode made sure to hit all the marks that make the show a must see since it usually makes you feel better about your own life.
Today’s news cycle was all about Jason Collins. The 34-year-old made history as the first active NBA player to come out the closet. While there have been detractors, most notably ESPN analyst Chris Broussard, the contingent in support for Collins has been overwhelming, especially from his NBA peers.
Ray J stays finding himself in some drama. After the R&B crooner got into a verbal tiff with a woman claiming to be Suge Knight’s niece, he apparently got swung on by Bad Azz. The Snoop Dogg affiliated rapper called into Power 105.1 to explain why he tried to 2-piece Brandy’s little brother and alleged […]
Legendary record executive, producer and Rock-and-Roll Hall Of Famer, Clive Davis, comes out of the closet in his new memoir, Soundtrack to My Life.
Just when you thought Frank Ocean’s personal preference wasn’t a topic of discussion anymore, Stevie Wonder has inserted his opinion. The legendary singer was interviewed by the The Guardian, and when asked about his influence on fellow crooner, Ocean, he said “Yeah, I like Frank.” Unfortunately, that was the end of the praise, because he […]
Hip-Hop’s longstanding (and unfortunate) history of homophobia and misogyny has dogged the culture for decades. Yet fans of the genre saw a glimpse of a possible future where gays are accepted in the macho world of the boom and bap after Odd Future crooner and songwriter Frank Ocean bravely admitted his first love was a […]
Could a Hip-Hop friendly R&B crooner affiliated with Odd Future be stepping out the closet? Frank Ocean played his upcoming album, Channel Orange, for press in the UK and the blog ThisIsMax reports that the “Novacane” singer drops not so subtle hints about his romantic preferences. Frank has also opened up about his s-xuality on […]
Homos-xuality is quickly becoming one of the hot button issues that will effect this years upcoming presidential election, down there with legalization of marijuana, immigration, and the ever decaying economy. Pharrell’s iamOTHER, which is a series that he created as a celebration of the extraordinary, asks if homos-xuality has a place in Hip-Hop, society, and […]