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Two Country Stars Reveal They Are Gay

November 21st, 2014 9:24am EST
Country Singers Ty Herndon & Billy Gillman Reveal They Are Gay (
Just hours after Ty Herndon revealed he was gay in a magazine interview, fellow country star Billy Gillman also announced he was a gay country artist.

Herndon, 51, told People magazine on Thursday that he was a "proud and happy" gay man. He hopes his revelation will help others who are afraid to tell the truth about themselves.

Several hours after Herndon's interview was published online, Gillman, 26, posted a video on YouTube, explaining that a journalist was on the verge of outing him after snapping photos of the singer and his partner. He was also inspired by Herndon to talk about his ...
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Colin Farrell Fights For Gay Rights In Ireland

November 17th, 2014 2:00pm EST
Colin Farrell Pens 'Personal' Letter For Gay Rights In Ireland
Colin Farrell has taken on the fight for gay rights in Ireland for one good reason, his brother.

The actor had a letter published in Ireland's Sunday World newspaper, where he revealed how his brother was bullied for being different as a child.

Farrell took the Irish government to task for making it impossible for the actor's brother, Eamon, to marry in his homeland.

"My brother Eamon didn't choose to be gay. Yes, he chose to wear eyeliner to school and that probably wasn't the most pragmatic response to the daily torture he experienced at the hands of school bullies. But he was always p...
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Miley Cyrus Spends $300,000 On Ryan McGinley Nude Photo At AIDS Benefit

October 31st, 2014 10:59am EDT
Miley Cyrus Spends $300,000 On Ryan McGinley Nude Photo At AIDS
Miley Cyrus shocked everyone in attendance at Wednesday's amFAR Inspiration Gala in Los Angeles when she spent $300,000 on a Ryan McGinley photo of a nude woman.

Cyrus later donated another $200,000 to the organization, which funds continuing research to eradicate HIV and AIDS.

The singer was asked about her large purchase by the press and she revealed, "If I'm going to have a voice, I would like to start an open dialogue about prevention and awareness and how people in the world have been affected by HIV and AIDS. Hopefully I could break down people's walls that have been built up around...
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Raven-Symone Labels Herself As 'American' Not 'African-American'

October 7th, 2014 4:03pm EDT
Raven-Symone Labels Herself As 'American' Not 'African-American'
Actress Raven-Symone revealed on "Oprah: Where Are They Now" that she considers herself an American, not African American.

When the talk show host replied that she would be, "You're going to set Twitter on fire. You're going to get a lot of flack for saying you're not African-American. You know that, right?" Symone clarified with an answer that was not only the first time she has openly talked about her sexuality, but also revealed how she feels as a human being in today's society.

Symone stated, "I don't want to be labeled as gay," she says. "I want to be labeled as a human who loves hum...
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'Orange Is The New Black' Writer Lauren Morelli Divorces Husband To Date Female Star Of Show

September 15th, 2014 10:07am EDT
'Orange Is The New Black' Writer Lauren Morelli Divorces Husband
"Orange Is The New Black" writer Lauren Morelli has broken up with her husband Steve Balisone and since begun dating Samira Wiley, the actress who plays Poussey on the show.

Morelli was married to Balisone for two years and was only months into her marriage and work on "OITNB" when, while writing scens for Piper and Alex, that she began to have some clarity into her own deep desires. She explained the relationship between Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) and Alex Vause (Laura Prepon) helped her come to a realization about who she was as a person. “In Piper and Alex, I’d found a mouthpiece ...
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A Little Bit Comedy And A Little Bit Rock And Roll

August 26th, 2014 5:35am EDT
Amber Ferrari
Starpulse.com’s Jeza Belle sat down with rock songstress Amber Ferrari, voted one of Long Island’s best singers, and New York City nightlife Glammy Award nominee; comedian Ike Avelli, whose friendship has led to collaborative partnerships in various productions. While together the duo dished on the correlation between comedy and song, the importance of giving back, and future plans.

Tell our readers what the two of you have been up to?

Amber- First, I’m currently working on a show called “Joplin’s Pearl” that plays at the Patchogue Playhouse on Long Island, in which I spend the first hal...
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Getting Go, The Go Doc Project Comes To DVD

August 14th, 2014 6:00am EDT
Getting Go, The Go Doc Project Comes To DVD
We caught up with writer and director Cory Krueckeberg from the film Getting Go, the GO Doc Project that just became available on DVD. While chatting, Cory shared what inspired the film, the references to Warhol, and those special moments between go-go dancer Matt Camp and co-star Tanner Cohen.

What inspired the film?

The inspiration to do an off-the-radar no-budget film started with the fact that my partner and I had a number of other projects in various stages of development, but we wanted to do something that we could raise a little bit of money for and jump right into. Our idea was ...
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Happily Married Anna Paquin Says Her Bisexuality Isn't A 'Past Thing'

August 4th, 2014 8:21pm EDT
Happily Married Anna Paquin Says Her Bisexuality Isn't A 'Past T
Anna Paquin is happily married to Stephen Moyer, but that doesn't mean she's no longer interested in women. Larry King recently quizzed the "True Blood" star about her bisexuality, a topic she's been open about for the past few years.

"Are you a non-practicing bisexual?" King asked, according to E! News.

She responded: "Well, I am married to my husband, and we are happily monogamously married."

"But you were bisexual?" King pressed.

"Well, I don't think it's a past tense thing," Paquin explained. "Are you still straight if you are with somebody?... If you were to break up with them or i...
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Demi Lovato Voices Support For HRC's Marriage Equality Campaign

July 10th, 2014 12:00pm EDT
Demi Lovato Voices Support For HRC's Marriage Equality Campaign
Former "X Factor" judge Demi Lovato is lending her voice in support of the Human Rights Campaign mission to make marriage equality a reality for everyone.

The 21-year-old singer lent her voice to the or straight, your love is valid, beautiful and an incredible gift. So let's protect love and stregthen the institution of marriage by allowing loving, caring and committed same sex couples to legally marry."

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Lovato has long been a supporter of the community.

Lovato is the first celebrity to endorse the cause, but the HRC promises more celebrities joining forces with them in the ...
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36 Celebs That Are Out And Proud

July 9th, 2014 8:00am EDT
36 Celebs That Are Out And Proud
For so many years, celebrities had to hide their sexuality. Afraid of not getting work or keeping the jobs they already had, so many men and women of music, television and movies lived closeted and non-authentic lives. Today, these talented individuals use their sexuality not only as a platform for truth, but also as a way to assist other young people to be true to themselves and not live a life in fear. Some may surprise you, others are well-known to the LGBT community. Their stories instill hope that sexuality will become less of an issue then living an inspired life.

1. Ellen DeGene...
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