TheRoot.com, one of the most widely read and influencial Black news sites, has just published their list of the 100 most influential African Americans. Among the esteemed group of Black LGBT leaders are Laverne Cox, Janet Mock, Rashad Robinson, and Yoruba Richen.
According to 'The Hollywood Reporter,' season 2 of MTV's 'Faking It' will see the addition of a new recurring lesbian character named Reagan to the show's cast. What's more, actress, producer and trans advocate Laverne Cox will also join Hester High in a guest starring role.
Savanah Dooley, daughter of "My So-Called Life" creator Winnie Holzman, wrote a piece for TIME.com today about how the series out character Rickie (played by GLAAD's own Wilson Cruz) helped her growing up as she struggled to understand her own identity.
Though he didn't end up taking home any awards, out singer/songwriter Sam Smith left his mark on the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards with a performance of "Stay With Me" that had the crowd and social media buzzing afterwards.