Authors of Note

Authors of Note: Brother Hassan Hartley

Chicago author Brother Hassan Hartley’s  debut  novel “When The Lights Goes Out: The Truth About Black Male Prison Sexuality” is about one’s journey of self-discovery and acceptance.  The book confronts issues of sexual orientation, homophobia […]

Music & Radio Personalities

In Memoriam: Whitney Houston

Photo By: PH2 Mark Kettenhofen – Whitney Houston Welcome Heroes Story By: Wikipedia Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer and actress. She is one of the best-selling recording artists […]

Television, Stage & Other Stories

In Memoriam: Don Cornelius 1936-2012

Donald Cortez Cornelius (September 27, 1936 – February 1, 2012) was an American television show host and producer who was best known as the creator of the nationally syndicated dance and music show Soul Train, which he […]

Someone You Should Know

In Memoriam: Lois Bates

Lois Bates, a community activist, and transgender health manager at Howard Brown Health Center, died of kidney failure on Nov 17, 2011. “I’m at a loss for words right’s now, it’s a huge loss for the […]

Legends, Statements & Stars Online

In Memoriam: Paris Dupree & Ricky Randolph

Paris Dupree Photo (C) from Paris Is Burning As reported by blogger Rod McCollum of Rod2.0 Paris Dupree of the vogueing doumentary Paris Is Burning has died.  Here’s what Rod reported on August 25, 2011. Ricky Randolph one of the […]

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Press Releases and important breaking news


By Elizabeth Taylor 1932-20111 Media Release                                                                                                                            March 23, 2011 Contact:Richard Ferraro, GLAAD(646)   GLAAD MOURNS THE LOSS OF LGBT ADVOCATE AND ALLYDAME ELIZABETH TAYLOR   Los Angeles, CA, March 23, 2011 – […]

Music & Radio Personalities

In Memoriam: Loleatta Holloway

Source: Wikipedia Loleatta Holloway (November 5, 1946 – March 21, 2011) was an American singer, mainly known for disco songs such as “Hit and Run” and “Love Sensation.” “. In December 2016, Billboard named her the 95th most successful […]

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LGBTQ And African American History Icons

In Memoriam: Renae Ogletree

In Memoriam: Renae Ogletree August 2, 1950 – April 23, 2010  It is with much regret we announce that Chicago longtime gay activist Renae Ogletree, 59, has died due to complications related to lung disease. […]