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The Girls star writes in a new memoir that a priest sexually abused him at a time when he was already struggling with his sexuality. 

March 15 2019 7:31 PM

The late comedian was open about being bisexual, and those who object to discussion of the matter aren't really his fans, says Jennifer Lee Pryor.

March 15 2019 4:14 PM

"Dancing in the Living Room" is Cameron Hawthorn's coming out message to his fans.

March 08 2019 4:33 PM

The gay icon and ally didn't use amyl nitrate as a club drug, though.

March 07 2019 10:23 AM

Smollett staging an attack on himself doesn't sound like the guy she knows, Latifah says. 

March 05 2019 6:05 PM

Seth Owen has started the Unbroken Horizons Scholarship Foundation to help other students from marginalized communities.

March 04 2019 7:41 PM