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Basketball Star Crystal Robinson Shares Life Lessons in “Finding Myself”
September 2, 2021
Retired WNBA star Crystal Robinson rose above several challenges during her youth to become a prominent professional athlete and coach. She chronicled the trials, triumphs, and lessons of her childhood in her autobiography “Finding Myself.” ... read more »
Ed Buck is in Jail and Now the Culture Vultures are Circling
December 10, 2020
It took almost three years, but Ed Buck is finally sitting in a jail charged with nine federal counts–including that he supplied the crystal meth that caused two overdose deaths and that he engaged in a pattern of soliciting Black men to consume drugs that he provided. ... read more »
Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson to Dedicate Jewel Thais-Williams Square at the Corner of Pico and Norton
September 26, 2019
Forever commemorating the owner of the legendary ‘Jewel’s Catch One’ club, Thais-Williams. Williams becomes second Black woman and first Black lesbian to receive honors. On Saturday, ... read more »
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Orthodox Church in Ethiopia Blocks Gay Group Planning Tour
June 18, 2019
Pride parades, gay friendly diners, movies, books and fashion. The gay life style is coming to town but the welcome mat is still far from ubiquitous. ... read more »
Wrongful Death Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed by Mother of Man Who Died in Calif. Democratic Major Donors Home 
February 28, 2019
Attorneys for the estate of Gemmel Moore and his mother LaTisha Nixon say the death of Timothy Dean could have been avoided had Ed Buck been prosecuted for the death of Gemmel Moore in 2017. Both Moore and Dean died as a result of drug overdoses at Buck’s West Hollywood home  ... read more »
Fourth Annual Truth Awards Says Next Year’s Ceremony Will Take Place In Wakanda (GALLERY)
March 1, 2018
The Annual Awards Honors and Recognize African Americans in the LGBTQ Community and Their Allies. ... read more / view gallery »
Miles Brock talks about hip-hop and homophobia
March 17, 2016
L.A. native Miles Brock rose to fame when he appeared on VH1’s “Love and Hip Hollywood” as an up and coming rapper with a secret—he was bisexual. “I don’t know if I was really ready for the things that came with me opening up my life to the world,” said Brock. “I knew opinions would roll in and cause a little controversy, but it is what it is.” ... read more »
Gay, Gifted And Black, The LGBTQ Community Honors Its Own At Second Annual Truth Awards
March 17, 2016
In the spirit of awards season, African Americans in the LGBTQ community took their bows and trophies at the Second Annual Truth Awards Gala and Dinner on Saturday, March 5 at the Taglyan Cultural Complex in Los Angeles. Unlike the Academy Awards with its #OscarsSoWhite controversy, the Truth Awards celebrated self-identifying African American members of the LGBTQ community, whose accomplishments have positively impacted the perception of Black LGBTQ representations. ... read more »
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