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A fun and fabulous gay male vocal group MANifesto has released a covers album of classics by notable girl groups, such as the Supremes, Spice Girls, the Pointer Sisters and Bananarama, with an aim to...
Pop culture consumer products company Funko has announced a new philanthropic-driven initiative called Pops! With Purpose that ties Funko Pop! characters to social causes that are important to Funko...
Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib has become the first active National Football League (NFL) player to come out as gay, and he’s making a U.S.$100,000 donation to The Trevor Project...
June is Pride Month, and Universal Music Group (UMG) is marking the occasion by selling items to benefit GLAAD and  The Dru Project, as well as promoting a mental health content series, artist...
Canadian musicians Tegan and Sara Quin are asking members of the LGBTQ+ community in the U.S. and Canada to fill out a confidential healthcare survey to help understand their experiences related to...
The Slaight Family Foundation, one of Toronto’s most wide-reaching and generous philanthropic family foundations, is divvying up $30 million to 19 Canadian organizations offering mental health...
While the release of Canadian pop star Shawn Mendes' fourth album Wonder today is a really big deal, what may actually end up being a bigger deal are the positives that may come out of his Wonder...
During the 72nd  Primetime Emmy Awards last night,  hosted at the Staples Center in Los Angeles by Jimmy Kimmel with just a few socially distanced guests popping in and out and a giant...
Barbara Streisand is backing a LGBTQ+ get-out-the-vote campaign, Vote Proud, ahead of the 2020 U.S. presidential election in November.  Vote Proud is chaired by Laverne Cox, Sharon Stone, Elton...
South Carolina rock band Islander, which contains two members that lost a family member in New York to COVID-19,  has covered R.E.M.’s “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It...

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