Tuesday, October 3

Gaylebrities

Restaurant Manager Fired After Reprimanding Gay Actor for Kissing His Date
Gaylebrities

Restaurant Manager Fired After Reprimanding Gay Actor for Kissing His Date

A restaurant manager in Los Angeles lost his job this week after he criticized a gay actor for kissing his date. The restaurant has since issued an apology & announced the firing of the manager following a complaint from one of the gay patrons on Instagram.  Actor Drew Droege was on a date at popular Los Angeles restaurant “El Compadre” on Monday, Dec. 12.  Droege stated that his date and him were having drinks with their arms around each other after having enjoyed dinner at the Echo Park establishment. The two kissed a couple of times before being approached by a manager who asked them to stop because they were in a “family restaurant.” In an Instagram post, Droege described the event by writing, “I asked if anyone had complained to him, as we looked around and only saw happy stra...
Philadelphia Drag Queen Collapses and Dies Onstage
Gaylebrities

Philadelphia Drag Queen Collapses and Dies Onstage

25-year old drag queen Valencia Prime collapsed and died while performing at a bar in Philadelphia. Prime was halfway through her “Prime Time” show at the Tabu Lounge and Sports Bar earlier this month when she suddenly collapsed and became unresponsive. Medics have revealed that she died from diabetes, heart disease & obesity.  Emergency personnel were called to the scene when the drag performer dropped lifeless during her performance on Sept. 12. At 25 years old, “Philadelphia’s Plus Size Dancing Diva” as she called herself, already headlined her own show at the bar.  Prime, who identified as trans, was taken to Jefferson Hospital following the tragedy where she was pronounced dead. The "Go Fund Me" that was set up to help cover her funeral expenses was closed within a wee...
TS Madison & Honey Dijon’s Historic Billboard Hot 100 Achievement
Entertainment, Gaylebrities

TS Madison & Honey Dijon’s Historic Billboard Hot 100 Achievement

Trans icons TS Madison and Honey Dijon have made history by becoming the first Black trans women to have made it on top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100. This due to both of them being credited on Beyoncé’s latest album, Renaissance. The two appear as co-writers on the song “Cozy” & Dijon co-wrote and co-produced “Alien Superstar.” Both tracks cracked the Top 40, with “Cozy” debuting at #30 and the “Alien Superstar” at #19. Dijon is not new to the music scene, the acclaimed house DJ has performed at distinguished events all over the world. While TS Madison on the other hand is known for her social media presence and celebrity gossip show Queens Court. “Cozy” samples parts of a video monologue Madison released in 2020 in relation to the Black Lives Matter protests, "I'm dark brown, dark ...
Mr. Gay World 2021 Hit With Gag Order by Pageant Organizers
Gaylebrities

Mr. Gay World 2021 Hit With Gag Order by Pageant Organizers

The winner of the 2021 Mr. Gay World title, Louw Breytenbach has been sued for defamation by the organizers of the competition. Breytenbach resigned in December of 2021, two months after receiving the title, claiming the contract was “unconstitutional and opaque.”  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Louw Breytenbach (@louwbreytenbach02) The South African winner reportedly took issue with the contracts’ exclusivity clause that would force him to use the Mr. Gay World organization as his agent for bookings and acting roles. He also objected to the $5,640 penalty he would have to pay if he broke his contract. Breytenbach alleged that the organization demanded that he tag them on Instagram photos from events they weren’t paying him for and wanted more clari...