We all have a narrative in our heads about how life should go. We see our lives fitting a certain mold and if there’s a hiccup, we adjust accordingly. Couldn’t be that R&B star, you sign up for law school and go into entertainment law.

Just days before my wedding not one but 2 of my dear friends let me know that they would not be able to be groomsmen as we had planned. The day before our wedding a few key people were late to the rehearsal and one never showed.

For many people—lesbian, gay, bisexual, or straight—the idea of a “perfect relationship” (if there was ever such a thing) usually consists of only one other person in a purely romantic/sexual way.

My friends, summer is upon us. That means the women’s game is about to take center stage. The ladies are anxiously lacing up their high-tops in preparation for the 2015 season of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBA). We had a chance to chat with WNBA President, Laurel J. Richie, as she makes plans for what promises to be a very competitive and entertaining season.

Inspired by a blend of quality, style and comfort, the Liam Michael brand brings founder Franklin Samuels’ vision of fashion footwear in sync with masculine, urban and multicultural vibes using 100% handmade leather.

An Evening With Phyllis Hyman brings to life the untold story and music of the singer/songwriter and actress in her own words. With her sultry vocals, Jacqueline Arnold channels Ms. Hyman, taking the audience on an inspirational evening of joy and pain with no regrets.
Dr. Darius Omar Williams was recently appointed Associate Professor of Theatre and Director of the BFA Professional Theatre Training Program in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, NC.

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At first glance, they seem unlikely gang-bangers. Some of the boys wear lipstick and mascara, some stilettos. They carry Louis Vuitton bags, but they also carry knives, brass knuckles and mace.

This compelling book recounts the history of black gay men from the 1950s to the 1990s, tracing how the major movements of the times—from civil rights to Black power to gay liberation to AIDS activism

As spring approaches, I know many of you are planning to get away. We had a chance to chat with John Tanzella of the IGLTA to offer insight for the LBGTQ traveler.

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.