Recognizing Tula: 1st Transgender Model in Playboy

Remembering tula

By Alex Temblador Playboy has always been a symbol for sex, and the women who’ve been featured in Playboy have always been the epitome of sexy. So it is no surprise to the society of 2015 that a beautiful woman by the name of Tula would have graced the pages of Playboy, but in 1991 […]

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The Pitcairn Islands Legalized Same-Sex Marriage Without Any Gay Couples

Same sex marriage pitcarin islands

On May 5, 2015, the Pitcairn Islands legalized same-sex marriage. With the passage of the Same Sex Marriage and Civil Partnership Ordinance of 2015, the Pitcairn Islands changed the definition of marriage to “marriage means the union of two people regardless of their sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.” The Pitcairn Islands are a British […]

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Danish Model Josephine Skriver: I’m A ‘Rainbow Baby’

Danish Model Josephine

By The Seattle Lesbian Twenty-two year-old Danish model Josephine Skriver is the product of in-vitro fertilization between her lesbian mother and gay father. She opened up to i-D magazine about being a “rainbow baby” and how she hopes her platform as a model can give her a big voice to use in the fight for LGBT equality. […]

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Trans Student Wins Prom Queen

Trans student wins prom queen

By The Seattle Lesbian As Western Washington students get dolled up for prom season, one school in particular is making national headlines. Brooklynn Buenaventura was voted prom queen at Renton High School. Buenaventura was originally born “Bruce” – “like Bruce Jenner,” Buenaventura said. “I’m not hiding anything, anymore,” Buenaventura told King 5. “I’m still scared […]

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Raven- Symone Joins ‘The View’ As Permanent Co-Host

Raven Symone

By The Seattle Lesbian Label rebelling Cosby child star-turned-household name Raven-Symoné has officially joined The View as a permanent co-host, ABC announced Wednesday. Comedian and co-host Whoopi Goldberg made the on-air announcement “We are happy to announce Raven-Symoné is now permanently part of The View,” Goldberg said as confetti filled the air. At that time, Raven-Symoné […]

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10 Reasons Laverne Cox Deserves To Be On the Cover of Entertainment Weekly’s LGBT Issue

Laverne Cox

By Alex Temblador Today we woke up and saw a beautiful and breathtaking Lady of Liberty on the cover of Entertainment Weekly’s LGBT Issue: Laverne Cox. Titled “America’s Transformation,” the cover features Laverne Cox, actress and advocate for LGBT rights. This is a great honor for Cox considering that this is Entertainment Weekly’s first LGBT […]

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How Jenner Being Awarded the Arthur Ashe Courage Award Could Change Sports Forever

Caitlyn Jenner

By Alex Temblador Since the beginning of this year, Caitlyn Jenner has been on a whirlwind of an adventure. She announced that she was transgender, underwent an amazing transition, and introduced the world to Caitlyn, her true identity, on the cover of Vanity Fair. We could not be any happier for her… or so we […]

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Ricky Martin: Single Dad, Singer, and All-Around Guy

Ricky Martin

By Alex Temblador Single fathers are making waves across the United States and should be celebrated for their achievements and hard work in raising their children and there is not one that is more deserving of praise then Ricky Martin. A little over a year ago singer, Ricky Martin and his then partner Carlos Gonzalez […]

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Shedding Bruce, Happy Birthday Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner

By Alex Temblador With Bruce Jenner’s announcement in April that he was transgender, many wondered about the correct protocol in referring to Bruce Jenner. Some weren’t sure whether to refer to Jenner with the male pronoun of “he” or “him,” and some asked if Jenner had a new name, one that reflected the gender identity […]

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Exclusive Interview: Peter Saji of ‘Black-ish’

Blackish

By Brandy Black We caught up with writer/producer Peter Saji from the show Black-ish on ABC. He tells us about the upcoming episode starring Raven Symone called “Please don’t ask, please don’t tell.” Raven is playing Dre’s sister who is gay and the family knows it but won’t talk about it.  He gives us some […]

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