Summer was here, and there were two things we could count on - The Latex Ball and The Heritage Ball -two balls in New York City that have become a summer tradition for the Ballroom Community.

Despite the disparaging climate in the country since the Trump Administration took office, we still have the joy of celebrating our right to marry our beloveds and it is wonderful.



Josh Dixon is a former member of the U.S. Men's Senior National Team. Josh, a graduate from Stanford University, was one of the 15 athletes who were eligible to represent the United States in international competitions.

Tracey even reunited with Clairol as she was featured in their “Color As Real As You Are” campaign for Nice’n Easy.  All with her BFF, designer Douglas Says by her side.

From playing house as a child to her first kiss as a teenager, Nikki Blue knew that she was different from other girls.
Spelman College announced that the prestigious institution would adjust its admission process to include transgender women.

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hange is on the horizon at the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) as David J. Johns takes on the role of Executive Director for the leading Black LGBTQ civil rights organization.

Many people suggested that I should attend Howard University. Although I only heard amazing things about the powerful HBCU (historically Black college/university), I had other ideas.

Traveling while LGBTQ/SGL can sometimes be a challenge. In some countries, you and your partner might receive funny looks from the natives. Fellow beachgoers may frown as you rub that suntan lotion on your same-sex guest.

Fitness trends may come and go, but Yoga has stood the test of time. A workout that heals both your mind and body, Yoga has been around for more than 5,000 years.