WITH ‘COLOR,’ TODRICK HALL GIVES US THE SONG WE NEED THIS SUMMER

Singer-songwriter Todrick Hall is back with a charming new love song, and its all-inclusive message couldn’t feel more pertinent in the wake of recent tragedies.  The stunning video for “Color” depicts a biracial, same-sex relationship, showing Hall canoodling amidst flowers and waterfalls with “Quantico” and Broadway actor Jay Armstrong Johnson, who also lends his vocals to the track.  “Maybe…

EVERY SINGLE NBA TEAM NOW HAS AN LGBT PRIDE SHIRT

The NBA has done something that the sports world has never seen before. In partnership with the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), the league has introduced a new line of apparel that features all 30 team logos in rainbow colors to celebrate the newly designated LGBT Pride Month in June. The shirts are being sold exclusively…

WE’VE FALLEN FOR GOLDFISH CRACKERS’ PRIDE LOGO HOOK, LINE & SINKER

Goldfish crackers are getting a spirited, all-inclusive makeover just in time for LGBT Pride month.  The iconic Pepperidge Farm brand unveiled a revamped logo, featuring multicolored fish in a nod to the rainbow flag, in a June 2 Adweek article. The new logo, which will appear on select Goldfish Colors variety packages in stores across the country, includes the…

4 SIMPLE REASONS YOU ARE AN UNHAPPY GAY

Why are gay men so unhappy? While this complex question cannot be answered in one blog post, I believe there are four simple, correctable, things that are preventing us (yes, myself included) from living happier lives. 1. We put so much pressure on ourselves.Although it’s not just gay men in this pressure cooker of life,…

GAY COUPLE HORRIFICALLY BURNED WITH BOILING WATER IN ALLEGED HATE CRIME (GRAPHIC)

A gay couple in Atlanta suffered severe burns after allegedly being doused with boiling water in their sleep. (WARNING: contains graphic images)  Marquez Tolbert and his boyfriend, Anthony Gooden Jr., said they were sound asleep on the evening of Feb. 12 when they were jolted awake by the sensation of scalding hot water being splashed across their bodies. …

McDONALD’S UNDER FIRE FOR DEPICTING GAY MAN’S COMING OUT IN NEW AD

A young man comes out to his dad in a new McDonald’s McCafe ad airing in Taiwan by writing his secret on a coffee cup. But a less-than-happy meal ensues. The father storms off, leaving the kid dejected. Eventually the father returns and writes on a cup, “I accept that you like boys.” If only the commercial,…

AN NFL ASSISTANT COACH’S FIRST QUESTION FOR A PROSPECT: ARE YOU GAY?

Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple says he was taken aback when a coach at last month’s NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis asked him upfront about his sexuality. In an interview with Comcast SportsNet’s “Breakfast on Broad,” Apple said the question came up while he was talking to a coach for the Atlanta Falcons. “I’ve been asked a lot of weird…