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Openly Gay Rev. Malcolm Boyd, Episcopal Pioneer, Dies at 91

17 hours agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Rev. Malcolm Boyd, an early leader in the push for a more LGBT inclusive Episcopal Church, passed away Friday in Los Angeles at the age of 91 from severe complications with pneumonia, The Advocate reports: Boyd was ordained an Episcopal...

HRC Awards ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Star Samira Wiley With Visibility Award: VIDEO

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Human Rights Campaign awarded openly gay Orange is the New Black actress Samira Wiley with its Visibility Award last weekend during HRC’s 2015 North Carolina Gala. Known for her role as inmate Poussey Washington, Wiley reflected on her public...

Christian School With Openly Gay Student Athletes Issues Vague Statement Condemning Homosexuality

Drew Davis and Juan Varona are two openly gay volleyball players at Erskine University, a private Christian school in South Carolina. Their sexual orientation hasn't been a secret -- it has even been publicized -- but the players have...Show More Summary

Depression's Peculiar Grip on Black LGBTQs

Remember Raymond Chase, Aiyisha Hassan, and Joseph Jefferson? All three were so depressed that they committed suicide. Raymond was a 19-year-old, openly gay student majoring in culinary arts at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. Show More Summary

Conservative Iowa Radio Host: Jeb Gave Conservatives ‘A Middle Finger’ By A Gay Hire

Steve Deace told far-right activist Bob Vander Plaats how wrong it is for Jeb Bush to hire a gay spokesperson. …they spent a good part of their segment discussing Jeb Bush’s decision to hire openly gay GOP operative Tim Miller as his spokesman. Unsurprisingly, neither was impressed… “It’s one thing to say, you know what, [...]

A Conversation With Michael Sam

Michael Sam, famously, is the first openly gay man ever drafted by the NFL, a fact that often can obscure the man behind the statistic. He has been held up as a role model, as an example of what gay can look like, as an icon, and as an example of how far queer folk have yet to go in gaining acceptance in certain areas of society. Show More Summary

Openly Gay At Work: The Acceptance Of LGBTQIA In The Workplace?

Although not all of us want, nor feel the need to publicly flaunt our sexualities in the workplace like a plumber does his plunger, until every LGBTI employee in Australia is safe and protected at work - we have an obligation to be brave and visible.

Michael Sam Confirmed As 'Dancing With The Stars' Contestant, Will Vie For NFL Spot As Well

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

NFL free agent and the league's first openly gay player to be drafted has confirmed reports that he will be joining the next season of Dancing With The Stars. Said Sam on Twitter, Very excited to be a part of...

Michael Sam Will Join 'Dancing With The Stars'

Michael Sam will soon be turning his attention from the football field to the dance floor. Sam, who made history last year as the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, is (at least temporarily) moving into reality TV by...Show More Summary

Patti LaBelle, Michael Sam in next 'Dancing With the Stars' lineup

Grammy Award-winner Patti LaBelle and Michael Sam, the NFL's first openly gay draft pick, are two of the 11 celebrities announced Tuesday as part of the upcoming 20th season of ABC's "Dancing With the Stars."

Michael Sam joins ‘DWTS’ along with Nastia Liukin

As he waits for his NFL career to be rebooted and jokes about wedding plans “in Westeros,” Michael Sam will put on his dancing shoes. Sam, the first openly gay player taken in the NFL draft last May, will join the cast of “Dancing with the Stars.” Nastia Liukin, the Olympic-gold medal winning gymnast, is […]

‘Dancing With the Stars’ picks Patti LaBelle, Michael Sam and Rumer Willis for Season 20

‘Dancing With the Stars’ chose its newest crop of “stars” for the show’s 20th season, including legendary singer Patti LaBelle and the first openly gay player drafted to the NFL, Michael Sam. Here is the full list of contestants and their partners: Singer Patti LaBelle and partner Artem Chigvintsev Singer Riker Lynch (second cousin of Season 4 and […]

Michael Sam signs with ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Season 20 – Report

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, has been cast in "Dancing with the Stars" Season 20. The post Michael Sam signs with ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Season 20 – Report appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News and Videos.

Michael Sam Signs On for 'Dancing with the Stars' Season 20!

Michael Sam has just been drafted as the next contestant on Dancing with the Stars, TMZ reports! The 25-year-old football player, who became the first openly gay football player drafted in the NFL, will take part in season twenty of the hit dance competition show, which kicks off in March. The full cast will be [...]

Michael Sam to Compete on 'Dancing With the Stars': REPORT

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

NFL free agent Michael Sam has signed up to compete on Dancing with the Stars in March, according to TMZ: Michael -- the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL -- will be part of Season 20, which fires...

Michael Sam -- I Just Signed!!! With 'Dancing with the Stars'

Michael Sam will be competing in March, not on the football field, but on the "Dancing with the Stars" hardwood... TMZ Sports has learned. Michael -- the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL -- will be part of Season 20, which fires up next…

Randy Berry Named State Department's Special Envoy for Global LGBT Rights

6 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

As expected, the State Department has appointed a special diplomatic envoy to promote LGBT rights abroad. Randy Berry, who is openly gay and been the consul general at the U.S. Consulate in Amsterdam for the past two and a half...

Chris Kluwe On Jason Collins

The NFL's Chris Kluwe takes us into the locker room to find out what's really being said about the NBA's first openly gay player.

‘Diners’ Host Guy Fieri Officiating Chef Art Smith’s 101 Gay Weddings Event In Miami

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

In one of the stranger news items of the week, People reports that Guy Fieri, the host of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, is officiating at the 101 Gay Weddings event at the James Royal Palm in Miami today. Openly gay...

Freepers Are Furious With Jeb Bush

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

As you'd expect, Free Republic readers are furious with Jeb Bush over the appointment of any openly gay man to head the communications team of his 2016 campaign. Not that they have any love for Bush in the first place. A few sample comments:"This is a big mistake. Show More Summary

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