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Jussie Smollett Insisted His Gay Character On Empire Have A Black Boyfriend

A new episode of Fox’s “Empire” airs every week at 8/7c and Jussie Smollett is currently promoting the popular series, which was created by Oscar nominee Lee Daniels in 2015. While on “The Clay Cane Show” on SiriusXM Urban View, Smollett explained there was one thing he insisted on — his character Jamal Lyon would not have a white boyfriend.

Singer Accused Of Blackmailing Men He Met On Grindr For Money To Shoot Music Videos

A German-born Turkish pop singer has been accused by dozens of complainants in Turkey of blackmailing them with their secret gay love affairs. 

According to court documents seen by daily Hürriyet, more than 50 people in the provinces of Istanbul, Bursa and Giresun have recently filed criminal complaints against pop singer Bulut Duman, 28, over similar charges.

The complainants, including public servants, engineers, doctors and the nephew of a former Turkish minister, said they had met Duman on gay dating websites.

Stan Lee On Why He Never Created An LGBTQ Character

Because he didn't want to! As a black gay fan of Marvel I never felt like it was totally needed.  Why?  The Mutant story line so closely paralled the Civil Rights/LGBTQ movement without saying "this is a parallel"  But in his own words Stan said:

Back in 2015 the Marvel creator sat down with SheKnows and explained it never ‘occurred’ to him to make one of them gay.

‘No, I really have not,’ the 92-year-old said. ‘I don’t think it’s necessary to have every type of person in the world in the stories.’

Stan Lee, Creator Of The X Men Dies At Age 95

Stan Lee, the creator behind many Marvel Comics characters, has died at 95. 

According to TMZ, as well as The Hollywood Reporter, Lee was transported from his Hollywood Hills home Monday morning and was taken to the hospital where he later died. 

Lee started at Marvel Comics (then known as Timely Comics) in 1939 as an assistant.

Later in the 1960's he, with Jack Kirby, created The Fantastic Four as well as Spider Man, Black Panther, the X-Men, The Incredible Hulk, and many more. 

Grey's Anatomy Star Jake Borelli Comes Out

Grey’s Anatomy actor Jake Borelli just came out as gay, at the same time the character he plays came out as bisexual.

Borelli plays Levi Schmitt, who kisses Nico Kim (Alex Landi) in the hallway of the latest episode. His character reveals he’s never kissed a man before.

Then the 27-year-old actor took to Instagram to share his own coming out story.

Last night (1 November), Borelli wrote: ‘As a gay guy myself, tonight’s episode was so special to me.

Bring It On! Guys Nail Clovers Cheerleading Squad Halloween Costume

Channeling Isis aka Gabrielle Union and the rest of the Clovers, Jamal and his friends really got into the Halloween spirit with this fully realized idea.  They even did a full cheer routine!  Check it out below.  Also tell the one with the beard to call us, we trying to see something...

Chance Perdomo Talks Playing A Pansexual On "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina"

Sabrina’s Chance Perdomo is bringing some long overdue pansexual representation on screen with the character of Ambrose Spellman.

Netflix reboot Chilling Adventures of Sabrina stars the British actor in the role of the protagonist’s cousin and confidant.

A confined warlock, Ambrose works for the funeral home owned by his aunts Hilda and Zelda. Therefore, he spends most of his days in the embalmment room and deals with corpses on a daily basis.

Drag Race Alum Valentina Joins Tinashe, Vanessa Hudgens and Mario In Live Version of "Rent"

Fox's live rendition of Jonathan Larson's beloved Rent now has a cast.

Vanessa Hudgens (Grease Live), singer Tinashe, Valentina (RuPaul's Drag Race), Kiersey Clemons (Dope, The Flash feature), Brandon Victor Dixon (Jesus Christ Superstar Live), Jordan Fisher (Grease Live), Brennin Hunt (Walking With Herb) and Grammy winner Mario (Empire) will star in the Jan. 27 live musical, with Keala Settle (The Greatest Showman) performing the famed track "Seasons of Love."  

Actors of Color Played The Most Queer Characters on TV This Year

Things are looking up for LGBTQ representation on TV, according to GLAAD’s Where We Are on TV report, released Thursday. The annual report analyzes the overall diversity of primetime scripted series regulars on broadcast networks and assesses the number of LGBTQ characters on cable networks as well as original scripted series on Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix for the 2018-2019 TV season. Overall, the percentage of LGBTQ series regulars on broadcast television increased from last year’s 6.4 percent to 8.8 percent — a record high.

Gay Couple Prince Carter and Zachary Jones Join Love and Hip Hop Atlanta

"Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" will be welcoming a new couple for the upcoming season. Meet the first gay male couple to grace the ATL franchise!

Back in 2015, Miles Brock and Milan Christopher were introduced as the first gay couple to star on the "Love & Hip Hop" franchise. They joined the Hollywood cast. Now, a new couple is about to take over Atlanta.

"Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" will be featuring its first gay couple, as the twosome call themselves, on the series. Meet Prince Carter and Zachary Jones.