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Forget Milo, you should be listening to TS Madison

TS Madison Hinton keeps it more real than Milo Yiannopoulos.

For everything that has recently come up about the incendiary tongued Milo Yiannopoulos, there is one person who you should have been listening to all along: TS Madison Hinton. 

Where Milo stops short, Madison continues with raw and unfiltered commentary on a world that may be too afraid to hear her truths.

Milo Yiannopoulos’s trash talking tanks

For too long Yiannopoulos felt he was unstoppable when it came to his unfettered free speech as an exercise of his First Amendment right.

Milo Yiannopoulos, vulgarian, alt-right’s telegenic token gay and Breitbart’s polemical senior editor, last appearance on a national stage may have finally come.

A tale of rape, drugs and recovery in San Diego's LGBT community

It looked as though someone had repeatedly injected me and was very rough in doing so because the blood was streaming down my forearms.

[Editor's Note: This is a raw and unedited account of one man's terrifying  journey, in his own words, into drug addiction and rape in San Diego]

This is a true story, it’s my story, the untold story that I have suffered from immensely for years now.

Mike Pence’s RFRA forever damaged my state

Ben Yoder is a public school music teacher in Indiana.

When Mike Pence was chosen to be Donald Trump’s running mate during last year’s presidential campaign, the moment was very bittersweet.

Bishop Eddie Long’s cautionary tale about homophobia

Bishop Eddie Long was rumored to be gay and enjoy sex with young men.

When news hit the airwaves that Bishop Eddie Long died from an unnamed aggressive cancer resulting in dramatic weight lost, many now throughout the Black Church community wonder if his death was due to HIVAIDS, and he was too embarrassed to admit it or seek medical care until it was too late.

Pharrell, Burrell and the queerness in gospel music

Pharrell Williams and Kim Burrell: I See a Victory on "The Tonight Show"

Gospel music undeniably has a queerness at its roots that has not only shaped the genre but it has continued to give gospel music its enduring vibrancy

One of black gospel’s darling and Pentecostal preacher Kim Burrell was ousted from The Ellen DeGeneres Show, sending shock waves throughout the African American community.

'Stay woke' this Thanksgiving

The Pilgrim's actual practice of religious liberty came at the expense of the civil rights of Native Americans.

As I prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, I am reminded of the autumnal harvest time's spiritual significance. As a time of connectedness, I pause to acknowledge what I have to be thankful for.  

Laughing to keep from crying in 'The Scottsboro Boys'

The Scottsboro boys lived during the time of the minstrel shows popularity performed by both black and white actors.

Broadway legends John Kander and  Fred Ebb’s  production of “The Scottsboro Boys” is here now in Beantown. 

When I was told that the framing devise of Boston’s SpeakEasy’s current production of “The Scottsboro Boys” is a minstrel show I was aghast.

A queer mom of two reflects on family, identity, and Mississippi

Amanda Watson

[NOTE: Amanda Watson, a queer mother with two children, came of age and started her family in Mississippi. This is her reflection on growing up in, coming out in, and ultimately leaving the Magnolia State.