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Bruley, ‘Queer Eye’s’ beloved French bulldog, dies

Oct 04, 2019 - 10:00 AM

RIP to this very good boy

BRULEY. The French bulldog appears with Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, and Jonathan Van Ness on 'Queer Eye.' Photo from Twitter.com/QueerEye

Jonathan Van Ness reveals he is HIV-positive

Sep 21, 2019 - 11:03 PM

The grooming guru of ’Queer Eye’ opens up about living with the condition in his new memoir

OPENING UP. Jonathan Van Ness dances with cheerleaders from his former high school on an episode of 'Queer Eye' season 4. The grooming guru has opened up about living with HIV in his upcoming memoir. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Can you believe? We're getting 'Queer Eye' season 4 soon!

Jul 09, 2019 - 10:33 AM

Just when we thought we’ve got no tears left to cry…

'QUEER EYE.' The Fab 5 are gracing our screens again for another season of the feel good reality show. Photo courtesy of Netflix

'Queer Eye' season 4 is returning in July

Jun 19, 2019 - 2:41 PM

More of the Fab Five coming right up!

FAB FIVE. Bobby Berk, Tan France, Antoni Porowski, Jonathan Van Ness, and Karamo Brown are returning to Kansas City for season 4 of 'Queer Eye.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

How does the Fab Five stay so positive? ‘Don’t burn the candle at both ends’

Mar 24, 2019 - 5:00 PM

In ‘Queer Eye’ season 3, the boys still have so much love to give, one wonders where it all comes from

QUEER EYE. The Fab Five works their magic on Jody, one of their heroes in the show's new season. Photo courtesy of Netflix

WATCH: Grab the tissues, the ’Queer Eye’ season 3 trailer is here

Mar 05, 2019 - 2:11 PM

And it’s set to Carly Rae Jepsen’s newest single, no less

YAAAASS. The Fab 5 return for a new season of 'Queer Eye.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

The boys are back: 'Queer Eye Season 3' returns in March

Feb 14, 2019 - 12:28 PM

Yaaaas, Hennys!

YAAAAS! Queer Eye is coming back for a third season

Jul 17, 2018 - 7:51 AM

This time, the Fab 5 will be working their magic on the people of Kansas City, Missouri

OFF TO MISSOURI. The Fab 5 are headed to Kansas City for 'Queer Eye' season 3. Screenshot from Instagram.com/queerye

Cagayan de Oro celebrates Pride Month through literature

Jun 11, 2018 - 3:55 PM

PRESS RELEASE: A book launch and poetry night are set for June 29 in Cagayan de Oro City

This is a press release from Nagkahiusang Magsusulat sa Cagayan de Oro

WATCH: 'Queer Eye' season 2 trailer a total feels fest

Jun 08, 2018 - 11:24 AM

The Fab 5 are back!

QUEER EYE. The Fab 5 share a moment with their first female makeover. Photo courtesy of Netflix

'Queer Eye' returns on June 15 with second season

May 25, 2018 - 5:37 PM

The second season will follow the team as they return to the Atlanta area for more heartwarming, hilarious adventures, transforming the lives of 8 new 'heroes' in the process

FAB 5. Jonathan Van Ness, Antoni Porowski, Tan France, Bobby Berk, and Karamo Brown return for another season of 'Queer Eye.' Photo courtesy of Netflix

Janelle Monae comes out as queer

Apr 27, 2018 - 10:24 AM

The singer and actress describes herself as pansexual, as a 'queer black woman,' and as a 'free-ass motherfucker'

'Queer Eye' is back and ready to save us from ourselves

Mar 04, 2018 - 3:12 PM

Netflix revives 'Queer Eye for the Straight Guy' for a new generation of viewers, both straight and not, in desperate need of unbridled positivity and love

WATCH: 'What is love?' at Pride March 2017

Jul 01, 2017 - 12:55 PM

LGBTQ or heterosexual those who were at the 2017 Pride March all agree that LoveWins

Rappler Talk: Naomi Fontanos on support for the LGBTQ+ community

Jun 27, 2017 - 3:07 PM

GANDA Filipinas Naomi Fontanos calls for solidarity with members of the LGBTQ community and gay rights advocates

WATCH: 2017 Metro Manila Pride March

Jun 25, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Check out the highlights of this year s march to celebrate LGBTQ pride and diversity

PRIDE. Thousands join the 2017 Metro Manila Pride March called "Here Together" on Saturday, June 24, in Marikina City. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Embracing 'DiBearSity' at the Metro Manila Pride March

Jun 25, 2017 - 8:50 PM

It s very important to be at ease and be comfortable with who you are Be at peace with who you are and enjoy it says an advocate for LGBTQ inclusivity

INCLUSIVITY. Ian Carandang (left) advocates for inclusivity at the 2017 Metro Manila Pride March. Photo by Adrianne Diaz

Christian groups show support by marching with LGBTQ+

Jun 25, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Freedom in Christ Ministries apologizes on behalf of other churches that condemn the gay community

SUPPORT. Freedom in Christ Ministries church apologizes on behalf of other churches who condemned the LGBT community. Photo by Clyde Jayvy Villanueva/Rappler

Hontiveros: 'Duterte's macho politics failed LGBT hopes'

Jun 25, 2017 - 10:55 AM

He paraded himself as an ally during the campaign season promising same sex marriage in the Philippines says Senator Risa Hontiveros

2017 PRIDE MARCH. Senator Risa Hontiveros delivered the keynote speech at the 2017 Metro Manila Pride March. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Why we're #HereTogether

Jun 25, 2017 - 8:30 AM

They came to protest preach and to celebrate diversity and unity

IN PHOTOS: #HereTogether at the 2017 Metro Manila Pride march

Jun 25, 2017 - 12:09 AM

While some see the march as an avenue where they can voice out their concerns others see it as a safe space where they can express themselves without prejudice

#HereTogether: Thousands march for LGBTQ+ community

Jun 24, 2017 - 6:02 PM

Celebrating love and passion the country hosts its biggest pride march of the year

PRIDE MARCH. Thousands attend the 2017 Metro Manila Pride march in Marikina City on Saturday, June 24. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Pride March 2017 pushes for solidarity with LGBTQ+ community

Jun 21, 2017 - 7:36 PM

Carrying the theme Here together the 2017 Pride March is scheduled for Saturday June 24

PRIDE MARCH. In this file photo, LGBT groups and individuals gather at the Luneta to celebrate the 22nd Pride March in the Philippines on June 25, 2016.

Proponents hope to pass anti-discrimination bill in 17th Congress

Jun 30, 2016 - 11:27 AM

The bill that seeks to end discrimination in the Philippines faces strong opposition in the Lower House

PRIDE. LGBT groups and individuals gather at the Luneta to celebrate the 22nd Pride March in the Philippines on June 25, 2016

Respecting LGBTQIA, celebrating pride

Jun 27, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Certainly the child bullied because of gender expressions that run afoul of community norms wishes only to be ordinary not to stand out

Queer Arts Festival gives LGBTQIA, allies safe space for art

Feb 11, 2016 - 9:55 PM

The Metro Manila Pride Queer Arts Festival aims to increase the visibility of LGBTQIA art and artists by providing them a safe space to showcase their work

Tens of thousands march for gay rights in Taiwan

Oct 25, 2014 - 6:28 PM

Gay rights supporters urge the parliament to speed up the passing of the bill to legalize same sex marriage

Taiwanese gay rights activist Chi Chia-wei waves a rainbow flag on the rooftop of a building during a rally in Taipei, Taiwan, on October 25, 2014. Photo by David Chang/EPA

Come out for love!

Sep 29, 2014 - 1:38 PM

Share your stories share the love Be part of this year s Metro Manila Pride March

Queerspotting: A fun, safe space for gay women

Apr 14, 2014 - 4:39 PM

This unique social event provided a safe space for queer women

When will Asean protect gender rights?

Apr 07, 2012 - 1:03 PM

Our numbers and strength has been steadily growing We have come at the stage in our struggle for equality and respect that we will never accept discrimination abuse and violence a part of our existence

ASEAN MEET. Closing session of the Asean summit in Cambodia on April 4, 2012. AFP photo