Raven-Symone Labels Herself As 'American' Not 'African-American'

October 7th, 2014 4:03pm EDT
Raven-Symone Labels Herself As 'American' Not 'African-American'
Actress Raven-Symone revealed on "Oprah: Where Are They Now" that she considers herself an American, not African American.

When the talk show host replied that she would be, "You're going to set Twitter on fire. You're going to get a lot of flack for saying you're not African-American. You know that, right?" Symone clarified with an answer that was not only the first time she has openly talked about her sexuality, but also revealed how she feels as a human being in today's society.

Symone stated, "I don't want to be labeled as gay," she says. "I want to be labeled as a human who loves hum...

'Orange Is The New Black' Writer Lauren Morelli Divorces Husband To Date Female Star Of Show

September 15th, 2014 10:07am EDT
'Orange Is The New Black' Writer Lauren Morelli Divorces Husband
"Orange Is The New Black" writer Lauren Morelli has broken up with her husband Steve Balisone and since begun dating Samira Wiley, the actress who plays Poussey on the show.

Morelli was married to Balisone for two years and was only months into her marriage and work on "OITNB" when, while writing scens for Piper and Alex, that she began to have some clarity into her own deep desires. She explained the relationship between Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) and Alex Vause (Laura Prepon) helped her come to a realization about who she was as a person. “In Piper and Alex, I’d found a mouthpiece ...

A Little Bit Comedy And A Little Bit Rock And Roll

August 26th, 2014 5:35am EDT
Amber Ferrari’s Jeza Belle sat down with rock songstress Amber Ferrari, voted one of Long Island’s best singers, and New York City nightlife Glammy Award nominee; comedian Ike Avelli, whose friendship has led to collaborative partnerships in various productions. While together the duo dished on the correlation between comedy and song, the importance of giving back, and future plans.

Tell our readers what the two of you have been up to?

Amber- First, I’m currently working on a show called “Joplin’s Pearl” that plays at the Patchogue Playhouse on Long Island, in which I spend the first hal...

Getting Go, The Go Doc Project Comes To DVD

August 14th, 2014 6:00am EDT
Getting Go, The Go Doc Project Comes To DVD
We caught up with writer and director Cory Krueckeberg from the film Getting Go, the GO Doc Project that just became available on DVD. While chatting, Cory shared what inspired the film, the references to Warhol, and those special moments between go-go dancer Matt Camp and co-star Tanner Cohen.

What inspired the film?

The inspiration to do an off-the-radar no-budget film started with the fact that my partner and I had a number of other projects in various stages of development, but we wanted to do something that we could raise a little bit of money for and jump right into. Our idea was ...

Happily Married Anna Paquin Says Her Bisexuality Isn't A 'Past Thing'

August 4th, 2014 8:21pm EDT
Happily Married Anna Paquin Says Her Bisexuality Isn't A 'Past T
Anna Paquin is happily married to Stephen Moyer, but that doesn't mean she's no longer interested in women. Larry King recently quizzed the "True Blood" star about her bisexuality, a topic she's been open about for the past few years.

"Are you a non-practicing bisexual?" King asked, according to E! News.

She responded: "Well, I am married to my husband, and we are happily monogamously married."

"But you were bisexual?" King pressed.

"Well, I don't think it's a past tense thing," Paquin explained. "Are you still straight if you are with somebody?... If you were to break up with them or i...

Demi Lovato Voices Support For HRC's Marriage Equality Campaign

July 10th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Demi Lovato Voices Support For HRC's Marriage Equality Campaign
Former "X Factor" judge Demi Lovato is lending her voice in support of the Human Rights Campaign mission to make marriage equality a reality for everyone.

The 21-year-old singer lent her voice to the or straight, your love is valid, beautiful and an incredible gift. So let's protect love and stregthen the institution of marriage by allowing loving, caring and committed same sex couples to legally marry."


Lovato has long been a supporter of the community.

Lovato is the first celebrity to endorse the cause, but the HRC promises more celebrities joining forces with them in the ...

36 Celebs That Are Out And Proud

July 9th, 2014 8:00am EDT
36 Celebs That Are Out And Proud
For so many years, celebrities had to hide their sexuality. Afraid of not getting work or keeping the jobs they already had, so many men and women of music, television and movies lived closeted and non-authentic lives. Today, these talented individuals use their sexuality not only as a platform for truth, but also as a way to assist other young people to be true to themselves and not live a life in fear. Some may surprise you, others are well-known to the LGBT community. Their stories instill hope that sexuality will become less of an issue then living an inspired life.

1. Ellen DeGene...

Rapper Angel Haze Opens Up About Lesbian Relationship, Sex With Ireland Baldwin

June 28th, 2014 7:00pm EDT
Rapper Angel Haze Opens Up About Lesbian Relationship, Sex With
Model Ireland Baldwin is in a lesbian relationship with rapper Angel Haze. Angel, 22, confirmed she is dating Baldwin, 18, the daughter of actors Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, telling the media friends don't f**k.

Ireland and Angel met earlier this year at New York Fashion Week, and they frequently post photos of themselves together online.

Angel told The Independent newspaper: "I don't know if there's like some confirm or deny thing with the way relationships work in the media, but everyone just calls us best friends, best friends for life, like we're just friends hanging out. It's fu...

R. Kelly Sidesteps Question About His Transgender Child

June 26th, 2014 3:53pm EDT
R Kelly
When asked about his daughter's sexuality during a radio interview earlier this week, rapper R. Kelly brushed off the question, refusing to give a straight answer.

Earlier this month, the star's youngest daughter Jaya, 13, revealed on Facebook that she was transgender. She explained that she is now going by the name Jay Kelly, explaining that she has identified as a male since the age of six.

A DJ at WGCI-FM in Chicago, Ill., asked Kelly about the situation on Monday, but the singer wouldn't give a straight answer. "You don't really wanna open it up by saying my daughter is becoming my so...

Demi Lovato Reveals Her Grandfather Was Gay

June 25th, 2014 8:33am EDT
Demi Lovato Reveals Her Grandfather Was Gay
Demi Lovato stunned the audience during Logo TV's Trailblazers ceremony in New York City on Monday by revealing that her grandfather was gay.

The event honored those who have championed lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights, and Lovato was one of the presenters.

She explained: "I've never spoken about this before, but my grandfather was a trailblazer himself. He was brave enough to come out in the 1960s, and I feel that a lot of my spirit has come from him.

"He passed away a few years later and I only wish he could have been able to see all the progress that has been made...