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The Homophobic Seyi Omooba has been dropped from the upcoming production of ‘The Color Purple’

Following a controversy over a homophobic 2014 Facebook post, producers have dropped actress Seyi Omooba from an upcoming UK production of The Color Purple, in which she would have played

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Apparently, Blackface called Tuface “gay” in his diss track as an insult

Blackface seems forever doomed to only achieve relevance from riding Tuface’s coattails. For years, the former Plantashun Boiz singer has only ever made the news, not with his music, but

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Harry Potter Fans mock JK Rowling’s latest insistence that Dumbledore is gay

The Harry Potter fandom has turned on Fantastic Beasts writer J.K. Rowling, however temporarily, after her latest comments on the sexual relationship between Dumbledore and Grindelwald. It doesn’t seem to

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‘The Color Purple’ is coming to the London theatre and its main cast member, Seyi Omooba, is exposed to be a homophobe

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, The Color Purple – the Steven Spielberg-directed, Academy Award-nominated 1985 movie that earned Whoopi Goldberg her Best Actress Oscar nod, and

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Tumblr Suffers 150-Million Dip in Traffic After Porn Ban

Last December, Tumblr made the decision to ban all explicit content from their blogging platform. As of February, the total amount of Tumblr’s monthly page views has plummeted from 521

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Sam Smith Comes Out as Non-Binary, Genderqueer

In a new interview, singer crooner Sam Smith came out as genderqueer and non-binary. On Instagram’s new series I Weigh Interviews, Smith opened about his body dysmorphia relating to his

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R. Kelly’s ex-girlfriend insinuates he might be “into boys” because he “likes penetration” in the bedroom

R. Kelly’s ex-girlfriend Lisa Van Allen recently sat down with DJ Vlad to talk about her experiences with the mired R&B singer and things quickly took a homophobic turn. In

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“The Shit You Have To Unlearn As A Nigerian Is A Lot.” – Elnathan John

From the social cluelessness to a normalized disregard for fellow humanity, writer Elnathan John talks about all the ways Nigerians are problematic, especially when they leave the environment of this

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57 IMPRISONED

Last August, 57 men were arrested in Lagos, after the police crashed a party in Egbeda. They were accused of attending a gay initiation party – an arrest that completely

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Beyoncé and Jay Z to be honored by GLAAD with the Vanguard Award for their LGBT advocacy

Beyoncé and Jay Z are to be honored by GLAAD for their LGBT advocacy work. The LGBT media organization announced that the two superstars have won the Vanguard Award. The