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A dying Tennessee man’s final wish will not be honored. Jessie Goodman says his dying father’s last wish is to have his funeral held at his childhood church, Lee’s Chapel Baptist Church in Sweetwater, Tennessee. Goodman, a hairstylist who is engaged to Brandon Smitty, told WTCV that when church leadership found out the gay couple would be involved in the funeral service, the pastor and some of its members refused to be a part of the funeral. “As long as I was...

Netflix have released the first trailer for Dear White People’s upcoming third season. After the explosive events of season two, which saw Samantha White (Logan Browning) lose her father and stumble across a massive conspiracy theory, the character proclaims in the trailer that she’s “done” with her radio show. So this time around, her bff Joelle Brooks (Ashley Blaine Feathers) is taking her spot in the radio booth. “The show is going to be a little different with your girl, we’re...

A gay teenager says his family cut off his earlobe to permanently “mark” him as an abomination. The 19-year-old, who has only been identified as “Modou” in the press, is seeking asylum in the Netherlands on the basis of his sexual orientation. Homosexuality is currently punished with life imprisonment in his home country of The Gambia. Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh had previously threatened to “cut the heads” off any LGBTI person. “I was so afraid to tell my family about my...

During a mass service in Sao Paulo, Brazil on Sunday (14 July) afternoon, one of the country’s most famous priests, Father Marcelo Rossi, was shoved off stage by a woman who ran past security and onto the stage with him. The shocking moment happened in front of an estimated crowd of 50,000 people, and was also broadcast on television. According to various Brazilian news outlets, the unnamed woman is 32-years-old and had travelled from Rio de Janeiro with her three-year-old child...

A lot of parents are proud of their LGBTQ children, but not all of them would show that pride in tattoo ink like John Atwell would. John’s story surfaced after his daughter, Kaitlyn, posted screenshots of her text conversation with him to Twitter on June 30. “I convinced my dad to get his first tattoo and he sent me something that my little sister painted,” she wrote in the caption of the post. “Let’s just say I’m a crying mess right...
gay teen

“Send me the pic of u and ur boy toy.” A viral tweet from a gay teen in California is giving the Internet all the feels. Louis Jr. received a text from his father asking for a photo of him and his boyfriend. Louis Sr. wanted the picture of Junior and his “boy toy” to brag about to his co-workers. https://twitter.com/louisdaj_/status/980937960332845056?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newnownext.com%2Fgay-teen-loving-dad-viral-tweet%2F04%2F2018%2F Moved by his dad’s message, the 18-year-old decided to tweeted a screenshot of their exchange. The internet’s hearts exploded and the outpouring...
rape

A 21-year-old man with autism was raped in the bathroom stall of the gay-owned Atlanta restaurant No Mas Cantina. The unnamed man was getting ready for his shift at 2pm earlier this week when a man charged into the bathroom and forced himself on the man, pulling off his pants. The victim’s father shared with WSB-TV Atlanta that management didn’t initially call the police after the incident. The father didn’t know what had happened until his son called him...
gay porn

'I feel like I see you all the time' Lets all stop and think for a moment about taking bae home for the first time to meet the parents. It’s not easy for anyone. But what if your very conservative Dad then recognized him – from the hordes of gay porn he watches? That’s what this week’s Saturday Night Live dreamed up with the Golden Globe-winning host Sam Rockwell. Rockwell, playing the conservative father Richard, met his gay son’s new boyfriend for the first...
come out

He opened up while promoting new trans-inclusive series Pose Award-winning director Ryan Murphy revealed his father beat him with a belt after finding out he was gay. He said on Friday (5 January) one of the characters in new dance musical series Pose, closely resembles his own coming out experience. In one of the scenes, a character’s father finds out he is gay and ‘beats him bloody with a belt.’ ‘That happened to me,’ Murphy revealed. ‘That was my coming-out experience with my...
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"Are you okay with having a gay son?" In a clip from the next episode of Black Ink Crew, one of the newest tattoo artists on the series, Kevin Laroy, finally decides to come out to his father. In the scene, Kevin’s father visits Kevin at his New York apartment. The two haven’t seen each other in a few years, so Kevin is “definitely nervous to open up to him” about his sexuality, as he confesses in the clip. After some liquid...
Giovanni-Melton

Giovanni Melton's former foster mom reveals troubled history A father allegedly shot his 14-year-old gay son, with police attributing the killing in part to the boy’s sexual orientation. Henderson police in Nevada say 53-year-old Wendell Melton shot and killed his son Giovanni in the morning of Thursday 2 November. Sonja Jones is Giovanni’s former foster mom and said Wendell always had a thing against his son’s sexuality. She told 3 News: ‘He hated the fact that his son was gay. ‘I’m sure that inside...
Mastercard

A new advert has given us all a reason to smile with this charming story about a dad, a daughter and some nail polish. Mastercard has released a heartwarming new advert that challenges gender stereotypes in a delightful way. The advert tells the story of a father and daughter bonding over nail polish on “Dad’s nail polish day.” It opens with the pair realising that they have no nail polish to hand. To fix the situation, the father and daughter start going through...
gay son

Micah Porter thanks his son – a gay athlete – for inspiring him to come out. Editor’s Note: Micah Porter wrote this letter to his son, also named Micah, hours after the father and son marched together with Outsports in the Denver Pride Parade. My Son, This past weekend was a Father’s Day I thought would only occur in my dreams. You gave me the gift of authenticity, courage and a son’s love. From the deepest realms of my heart, thank you....
Charlie-Carver

'It kind of propelled me into being louder and brasher and more experimental' It’s been more than a year since actor Charlie Carver came out publicly as a gay man in a heartfelt essay. What the 28-year-old actor didn’t touch on in that essay is that his late father was also gay. It wasn’t always smooth sailing as Carver initially resented his father – who came out to him when Carver was 12 – for being gay. ‘In the way that sons and...

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The one thing most critics of new gay movie Beach Rats commented upon this summer was the explicit sex scenes. The film – directed by...

OMG. American actor and model Max Emerson hasn’t been shy about showing off his assets on social media. The 29-year-old previously went skinny dipping and stripped...