Setting It Off: Queen Latifah Reveals Playing Cleo In Set It Off Was The Hardest Decision Of Her Career

Queen Latifah can do everything and anything she wants. Yet despite all her success, the 46-year-old entrepreneur says one of the hardest decisions of her career was choosing to play Cleo Simms, a lesbian, in the 1996 classic film Set It Off.

Latifah opened up about the iconic role with Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross for In Style, and said when she agreed to play the gun-toting thief, she had a chat with her family first.

Same Sex Muslim Couple Weds To Protect Family's Rights

Laila Nur and Saba Taj, 29 and 30, decided to get married in North Carolina to send an important message of love to Donald Trump about sustaining equal rights.

“We decided to get those papers in order to be able to be there for each other in the future, in order to ensure that we could both be legally recognised as parents if we decide to become parents again. So that we can have more options for health care in case the Affordable Care Act is overturned,” Taj told Mic.

Lesbian Couple Claps Back at Haters Who Said The Wrong One Was Pregnant

A lesbian couple who rose to fame through daily vlogging on YouTube has hit back at haters who said “the wrong one” got pregnant.

Domo and Crissy, who have gained a following of 1.4 million people, are expecting a child but some fans recently criticised Domo – who is carrying the child.

The “fans” said Domo was the “wrong one” to be carrying the child because she “dresses like a man”, and that it should have been Crissy to carry the child because she is more “feminine looking”.

Actress Samira Wiley Gets Engaged

OITNB star Samira Wiley delighted fans of the show – who may still be recovering from her recent exit – by announcing her engagement to writer Lauren Morelli this week.

Wiley – who played popular Poussey Washington – posted a picture of the pair Instagram. The post featured a sparkling ring and the word “Yes”.

The pair fell in love on the set of the Netflix hit, after Morelli realised she was gay just days after joining the show in 2014.

She later opened up about the “terrifying” symmetry between lead character Piper’s journey and her own.

Bobby Brown Claims Whitney Houston Was Bi Sexual In New Book

Whitney Houston was long rumored to have had a secret same-sex romance with her best friend and assistant, Robyn Crawford, and Bobby Brown tells Us Weekly in the new issue that it’s all true.

“I know,” Brown, 47, tsaid of his ex-wife’s relationship with Crawford, 55. “We were married for 14 years. There are some things we talked about that were personal to us.” Houston and Crawford met as teens when they both worked at a community center in East Orange, New Jersey, and Crawford became her assistant and later creative director, traveling the world with the Bodyguard star.

Lesbian Tech Entrepreneur Creates App To Make Job Hunting Less Discrimatory

Blendoor is a new app that aims to reduce unconscious bias in the recruitment process.

It’s been launched by a San Francisco-based tech entrepreneur, Stephanie Lampkin. The app connects employers with potential employees, but hides the applicants name, gender and ethnicity.

‘There’s a saying that if you have a brain you have bias,’ says Lampkin in a phone chat with GSN.

‘In terms of hiring, how that translates is if you take resume and change the name from Joe to José, you will see a big difference in response.

Study: Same Sex Parents Spend More Time With Their Children

Researchers from the Population Research Center at the University of Texas found that women in lesbian relationships spend 40% more time engaged in child-focused activities than their straight counterparts, largely because both mothers typically offer as much time as mothers in straight relationships.

Fathers in straight relationships spend only about half as much time on child-focused activity. However, fathers in gay relationships spend roughly the same time as the mothers (around 100 minutes a day).

5 Year Old Girl Expelled From School For Having Two Moms

five-year old girl is at the center of a fight that pits freedom of religion against nondiscrimination rights.

It's a fight that some say could wind up in the U.S. Supreme Court in the near future.

"I love my two moms."

Those were the words of a little girl, who sat in front of a coffee table drawing pictures of her family instead of sitting in a kindergarten classroom at Mt. Erie Christian Academy with her peers.