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Blindsided by the furor his comments provoked on the Right and Left, neurosurgeon Ben Carson apologized Wednesday for saying that homosexuality is a choice. The possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate issued the apology in a Facebook post. He wrote that his word choice “does not reflect fully my heart on gay issues. I do not […]

For many Black children born in the 1980s, Ben Carson is a hero. He is, as BuzzFeed’s Joel Anderson describes in a well-done profile about the surgeon-turned-GOP-presidential-contender, “an icon of Black triumph.” Carson was never this to me, but his allure amongst the community as a collective is undeniable. That allure, though, has since been […]


Famous neurosurgeon Ben Carson is no stranger to garnering a few side-eyes for questionable comments (remember when he said this), but his latest — an argument insisting homosexuality is a choice — is a major eyebrow-raiser. Carson, who is said to be a potential Republican candidate for the 2016 presidential election, argued that being gay […]


Andrew Caldwell has apparently learned the lesson that, well, you can’t pray away the gay, as the saying goes. You may recall the story of Caldwell, who became a virtual hit last fall when he flamboyantly denounced his homosexuality at the 107th Holy Convocation of the Church of God In Christ in St. Louis, Mo. […]


Andrew Caldwell, the gay man who claimed to be delivered from homosexuality at the 107th COGIC Convocation in St. Louis, has come forward with his side of the story., disputing claims that he exploited the convocation for profit. As previously reported by NewsOne, Caldwell walked up to the altar to prove that he’s heterosexual in the now viral […]

Four Nigerian men were beaten and flogged for being gay by an Islamic court in the northern city of Bauchi, according to the Liberty Voice. The men, who were among a group of people arrested late last year, had their confessions of being homosexual allegedly forced out of them after they had been beaten up […]

Blake Brockington (pictured) recently made history when he became the first transgender teen in the state of North Carolina to be crowned homecoming king, according to WCNC. SEE ALSO: Holder Applies Same-Sex Marriage Ruling To Justice The 17-year-old senior made headlines earlier this year when he was nominated by his peers at East Meck High School […]


A woman in Nigeria’s Nasarawa State is disowning her cat for reportedly practicing what she believes is homosexual behavior, the Leadership reports. RELATED: Nigeria’s President Bans Same-Sex Marriage According to the woman, the cat had been practicing “an unnatural sexual behavior” for years, which she called “a contradiction of the laws of nature.” “Bull” had […]

Smoking while pregnant has been shown to cause delayed growth, low birth weight, and premature delivery, but now an Amsterdam University professor is claiming that smoking and undergoing stress during pregnancy for a developing fetus can in fact impact the child’s sexual orientation, reports The Sunday Times. SEE ALSO: Maryland Mom Charged With Murdering Children […]

UPDATED: 8/16/13, 3:05 p.m.: Darren Young (pictured right), who admitted that he is gay this week, revealed that his two-year relationship with lover Nick (pictured) encouraged him to come out of the closet, according to TMZ. Young reportedly told that he is “deeply in love” with his partner. Young and Nick are reportedly living […]

Four gay men are accusing a New Jersey counseling group of falsely claiming that it could make them straight and that homosexuality is something that can be fixed, CNN reports. SEE ALSO: Police: White Man Kills Florida Teen Over Loud Music The lawsuit was filed against JONAH (Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing) on Tuesday in the […]


Rich Dewberry of Denver, Colorado took his cell phone to local Best Buy for repairs. SEE ALSO: Neo-Nazi Kills 4 In Phoenix But, after one of its technicians used it to hack his Facebook account and update it with an “I’m gay. I’m coming out,” status update, Dewberry is now tasked with repairing his reputation. […]