Viola Davis applauds Annalise Keating’s pansexuality in ‘HTGAWM’

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Annalise Keating may have her fair share of problems on “How to Get Away with Murder” but her sexuality isn’t one of them.

Show creator Pete Nowalk revealed during the TCA summer press tour that Annalise is pansexual. The headstrong lawyer was married to Sam Keating (Tom Verica) and has had a relationship with detective Nate Lahey (Billy Brown). Annalise had a serious relationship with fellow lawyer Eve Rothlo (Famke Janssen). She has also had an on-off flirtation with her colleague, Bonnie Winterbottom (Liza Weil).

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Nico Tortorella gets candid about polyamorous relationship with lesbian partner

By : Mariah Cooper of the Washington Blade, courtesy of The National Gay Media Association
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“Younger” star Nico Tortorella opened up about his polyamorous relationship with his partner Bethany Meyers in an interview with The Advocate.

Tortorella, who identifies as pansexual, and Meyers have been together for 11 years.

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Leather’s deep LGBT history is the secret behind its endurance

By : Steve Blanchard and Samantha Lena Rosenthal
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At the New York Stonewall Riots in 1969, it was members of the leather community who stood next to the drag queens to fight for equality, an act that kicked off the modern-day LGBT rights movement. That brought the leather culture out of the shadows and into the light. Ever since then, the Leather Community has seen an ebb and flow of support both within its own ranks and from within the overall LGBT community.

Today, the leather-clad within our community are still active, raising thousands of dollars for charities locally and nationwide. Yet it remains one of the most misunderstood segments of our population and is often seen by those not familiar as a world made solely of sex, role play and BDSM.

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