Articles

Ne-Yo Says He Wishes Gay Rumors About Him Would Die

For the record, we've never cared if Ne-Yo was gay or not.  He's not our type.  

Via MadamNiore

Having been in the entertainment business for years, Ne-Yo has heard his share of rumors about him but there’s one in particular that he really wishes would die: The lie that he’s gay.

Black Twitter Drags Kanye West With Hashtag #IfSlaveryWasAChoice

Kanye West is being dragged and snatched by a new hashtag — #IfSlaveryWasAChoice — Tuesday night after appearing on “TMZ Live” and saying that slavery was “choice” black people made rather than something inflicted on them.

“When you hear about slavery for 400 years — for 400 years?! That sounds like a choice,” West said. “You was there for 400 years, and it’s all of y’all? It’s like we’re mentally in prison.”

Pulse survivor says he’s not gay anymore after religious conversion

A survivor of the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Florida has claimed he is no longer gay, due to his Christian beliefs.

Luis Javier Ruiz was among the survivors of the massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, where a gunman killed 49 people.

“I should of been of number 50 [sic],” Ruiz wrote in a Facebook post, in which he said he was no longer gay.

Study Says More And More Straight People Are Having Same Gender Experiences

A significant number of straight men have gay relations, a study has shown.

The analysis of 24,000 undergraduate students revealed that of the men whose last hookup was with a male partner, one in eight defined as heterosexual. 

This figure twice as high among women, with one in four whose last sexual experience was a lesbian one identifying as straight.

One explanation for this gap in same-sex encounters between men and women is another study, published in March, which showed that women who have sex with women are much, much more likely to reach their peak.

YouTube Under Fire For Marking Video About Black Gay Love "Inappropriate"

A music video about the love between two gay men has been marked ‘inappropriate’ on YouTube, requiring users to verify their age before being able to watch it.

The music video for “Clairvoyance” by the South African singer Nakhane has been flagged as inappropriate by YouTube, requiring users to be signed in and have verified their age prior to being able to view it. 
The video, which explores the relationship and love between two men, was released in September of last year.

Family Denies Gay Man From Attending His Partner of 47 Years Funeral Service

A Japanese gay man has taken legal action after he was barred from his partner’s cremation and not receiving inheritance.

The move is a historic one in Japan which only recognizes same-sex partnerships in some prefectures in the country.

The 69-year-old from Osaka Prefecture filed a proceedings against his partner’s sister for inheritance he is owed. He is also suing her for barring him from attending his partner’s cremation.

His partner died in March 2016 and he’s suing his sister-in-law for 7 million yen (US$64,000) in damages.

Restaurant Under Fire For Using Before and After Pictures of Caitlyn Jenner On Bathroom Doors

A restaurant in northeast Texas has drawn the ire of the Internet over the use of photos of Caitlyn Jenner as bathroom signs.

Dodie's Place Cajun Bar & Grill in Allen, which is roughly 25 miles north of Dallas, used photos of Jenner before and after her transformation to denote the men's and women's bathrooms.

A photo of the bathroom signage was posted Aug. 15 on the restaurant's Facebook page, which is where most of the criticism has been verbalized.

Gay Advocacy Group PFLAG Takes Back Award It Had Given To Joy Reid

The LGBT advocacy group PFLAG is rescinding its award to MSNBC host Joy Reid after homophobic blog posts she allegedly authored years ago resurfaced. Reid has maintained that she was hacked. 

In December, Reid apologized for other posts that resurfaced from her personal blog, but this week, more posts garnered attention. This time, Reid and her team said she fell victim to hackers. MSNBC says that Reid's lawyers alerted Google and the Internet Archive in December about the alleged hack. 

Case Dismissed! Internet Goes Crazy Over Lawyer Bae

A new attorney is getting a lot of attention with the internet hashtag #LawyerBae. Not because he's won a lot of cases but because he's fine as F*#k!

The internet’s newest sweetheart appears to be single with a successful career, earning him the title #LawyerBae.

The attorney has a real name, CAESAR CHUKWUMA but no one seems to really care about that. #LawyerBae has sent the internet into a frenzy of the polarized nature. On one hand, many people are ready to risk it all for a chance with the well-groomed lawyer. 

Take a look at some of these reactions:

Study Says Guys That Smoke Weed Make Better Boyfriends

A couple that smokes together, stays together. Guys who smoke weed have such a bad rep, mainly because of a stereotype that potheads are lazy or lack drive, which might limit their emotional investment in relationships. Trust me when I say there are two kinds of pot smokers: the kind mentioned above, and the kind who actually enjoy smoking because he’s down to earth, genuine, and needs to give his genius brain a rest – the latter is the kind of boyfriend every gay guy deserves.