Special Police Officer Crystal Griner: The Queer Woman of Color That Took A Bullet For Anti Gay Republican

Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner, one of three being hailed as heroes for intervening in a gunman’s attack on Republican congressmen at a baseball practice Wednesday, is a former college basketball star who is married to a woman.

At Age 75 Jean Wimberly Is Still Fighting For LGBTQ Rights For Black Women

75-year-old Jean Wimberly could very well be considered a living icon in the LGBTQ movement. When she moved from Philadelphia to New York in the early 1970's, she joined women's support groups and become a social activist for black lesbians. She later founded Circle of Voices, Inc. based in Brooklyn and remains involved in LGBTQ advocate today.

Woman Shares Story Of Her Mother Accepting Her Sexuality On Her Death Bed

Edna Redo grew up in Chicago with a tough but loving mother. Only after she passed away did Edna learn the extent of her love and acceptance.

Being A Lesbian and Dealing With Acceptance -Dani's Story

Youtube Vlogger Dani opens up and shares her journey of accepting who she is and finding love. In the video notes she states "This video is in no way shape or form, meant or intended to bash anyone. I simply was looking for an outlet to express my feelings, about things I rarely share with anyone. It was also created with the intention that it could help even one person to know that we all have our own crosses to bear, but we can do it if we just believe it will get better."

Take at her heartfelt story in the video below.

Documentary "The Lesbian and the Black Church" Tells the Story of 5 Black Lesbians and Their Unique Religious Experiences

Presented by HERstory, "The Lesbian and the Black Church" tells the story of lesbians in the black church from 5 different perspectives:
Group A - The down low lesbian
Group B - Lesbians who attend churches who believe being a lesbian is a sin but don't hide their same gender attractions
Group C - Those who proclaim they have been delivered from being a lesbian
Group D - Lesbians who don't believe being a lesbian is a sin and attend open and affirming churches

Dej Loaf Channels Lil Kim In Photoshoot Promoting New Single

We're not sure what new single she's promoting but we like this look on Dej Loaf. In what seems to be an ode to Lil Kim, Dej Loaf posted a few new pics of her self to promote her new single. As you may recall Loaf did a tribute to Lil Kim not too long ago at VH1's hip hop honors. Posted to Instagram a few days a go we're seeing the other side of Loaf.
Take a look at the pics and post below.

17 Year Old Banned From Taking Her Girlfriend To The Prom

A 17-year-old in Florida has taken to twitter after her school banned her from taking her girlfriend to prom.
Paula Goodgame and her girlfriend, Anjali Persad, have been dating for four months after Goodgame recently moved to the area.

Together, the pair have been planning and looking forward to going to prom together.
However, the two were shocked to discover that her school banned Goodgame from taking her girlfriend as her date.

Short Film "Out Again" Tackles Coming Out To A Parent With Alzheimer's

Coming out can be tough. But for Cat, the deadpan heroine of Shatterbox Anthology's newest short film, Out Again, it's become a strange measure of her mother's progressing Alzheimer’s. During a surprise visit home to announce her marriage, Cat quickly realizes that her mom doesn't remember that she's gay. But after Cat and her wife, Liz, are spotted kissing in the garden, she has to come out again, this time to remind her mother of who she is and the people she loves. Add Liz's hope to get pregnant into the mix, and the newlyweds are in for quite the weekend in the suburbs.

Orange Is the New Black's Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli Get Married

Orange Is the New Black star Samira Wiley married longtime love Lauren Morelli in Palm Springs, Calif. on Saturday, Martha Stewart Weddings reports. The newlyweds, who met on the set of the wildly popular Netflix series, tied the knot during a confetti-themed celebration in the same place they got engaged last October.

Designed after their love of Funfetti cake, the magazine reports Samira and Lauren called upon Beth Helmstetter Events to plan the wild, fun-loving bash.

Lesbians React To Missy's I'm Better

Ari Fritz and her co host react to Missy's latest video I'm Better.