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Laverne Cox makes history by gracing the cover of Time Magazine. www.blacklikemoi.com

Laverne Cοx Says Some of the Men She’s Dated Were Ashamed to Be Seen With Her In Public

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Reported by Nigel Boys Born a male, but now a woman, Laverne Cοx, best known for playing Sophia Burset in the Netflix series “Orange is the New Black,” is on May 2014’s cover of TIME magazine, along with the caption “The Transgender Tipping Point: America’s Next Civil Rights Frontier.” The Mobile, Alabama born Cοx, who has a twin brother, is a prime example of how the world has changed its views of those…

Azealia Banks In Trouble With GLAAD for Anti-Gay Slur

Azealia Banks In Trouble With GLAAD for Anti-Gay Slur

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Azealia Banks is not being dropped from Interscope despite the rumors to that affect after her use of an anti-gay slur on Twitter directed at blogger Perez Hilton, reports Clash. Here’s how they say things ultimately got ugly: The past week has been a dramatic time for Azealia Banks. Even by her own standards, a Twitter row with Angel Haze found the singer enduring enormous press attention with media outlets…

Roland Martin’s Wife Takes To Twitter To Go Off On CNN & GLAAD

Roland Martin’s Wife Takes To Twitter To Go Off On CNN & GLAAD

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    Roland Martin’s wife is in the mix and she’s pissed! Despite Martin’s efforts to repair the relationship between himself, the gay community and CNN, Jacquie Hood Martin took to Twitter and slammed GLAAD and CNN. Jacquie apparently wasn’t too happy when she found out her husband had been suspended from CNN. Jacquie tweeted “@cnn @glaad uses our history to gain their equality & then stabs the point man…

“Homophobic” Tweets Get Roland Martin Suspended From CNN

“Homophobic” Tweets Get Roland Martin Suspended From CNN

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  On Wednesday, CNN suspended political analyst Roland Martin for making “offensive” tweets on Super Bowl Sunday as he watched the game, according to the Washington Post. During the Super Bowl show, Martin reportedly tweeted that “real bruhs” wouldn’t wear David Beckham underwear and that people should “smack the ish out” of any male that did. Watch the ad here: Unfortunately, Martin’s controversial comments didn’t stop there. After receiving backlash…

Dr. Boyce: Roland Martin, GLAAD and How Weve Learned to Become Oppressors

Dr. Boyce: Roland Martin, GLAAD and How Weve Learned to Become Oppressors

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Roland Martin of CNN and TV One fame was thrust into the middle of boiling hot sauce after the Super Bowl for some remarks he made on Twitter.   Finding himself offended by an ad featuring a nearly nude David Beckham, Martin decided to make a “lil jokey-joke” out of the situation:“If a dude at your Super Bowl party is hyped about David Beckham’s H&M underwear ad, smack the ish out…