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Drag performer, 25, dies mid-performance at Philadelphia bar

Valencia Prime was performing at Tabu Lounge and Sports Bar in Philadelphia’s Gayborhood when she collapsed Monday night.
Valencia Prime.
Valencia Prime.

Dove Cameron says hit song 'Boyfriend' is 'super specific' to her own life

After rising to fame on the Disney Channel, the 26-year-old told TODAY that, for the first time in her career, she’s singing songs that are “actually her.”
Dove Cameron
Dove Cameron

Boston Marathon to feature nonbinary category in 2023 race

For nonbinary athletes, the qualifying standards will be the same as those in the women’s field.
The Champions Trophy is held at the finish line during the 125th Boston Marathon on Oct. 11, 2021.
The Champions Trophy is held at the finish line during the 125th Boston Marathon on Oct. 11, 2021.

Angelica Ross is about to make Broadway history. She’s ready to ‘kick the door down’

According to producers, Ross will be the first openly transgender woman to lead a Broadway show when she steps into the iconic role of Roxie Hart in "Chicago."
Angelica Ross during a photocall for her Broadway debut as "Roxie Hart" in the hit musical "Chicago" at The CIVILIAN Hotel on August 24, 2022 in New York City.
Angelica Ross during a photocall for her Broadway debut as "Roxie Hart" in the hit musical "Chicago" at The CIVILIAN Hotel on August 24, 2022 in New York City.

BYU removed LGBTQ resource pamphlets from welcome bags for new students

Owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the university restricts LGBTQ students from dating or showing signs of affection toward members of the same sex.
A sign stands at the main entrance to the campus of Brigham
A sign stands at the main entrance to the campus of Brigham

NKOTB’s Jonathan Knight confirms he and his longtime boyfriend are married

Knight and his longtime love, Harley Rodriguez, tied the knot privately.
BOSTON, MA - JULY 29: Singer Jonathan Knight and Harley Rodriguez arrive at the grand re-opening of Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre with the gala performance of "Moulin Rouge! The Musical" at Emerson Colonial Theatre on July 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images for Emerson Colonial Theatre)
BOSTON, MA - JULY 29: Singer Jonathan Knight and Harley Rodriguez arrive at the grand re-opening of Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre with the gala performance of "Moulin Rouge! The Musical" at Emerson Colonial Theatre on July 29, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Paul Marotta/Getty Images for Emerson Colonial Theatre)

Former 'American Idol' contestant Sanjaya Malakar comes out as bisexual

The polarizing singer talks sexuality, Simon Cowell and what he’s doing now in a new interview.
Top 7 Finalist Sanjaya Malakar, 17, from Federal Way, WA performing "You Really Got Me" (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)
Top 7 Finalist Sanjaya Malakar, 17, from Federal Way, WA performing "You Really Got Me" (Photo by Lester Cohen/WireImage)

Singer Tevin Campbell gets candid about embracing his sexuality

“When I came out to my family and friends (at) about 19 or 20, that was it for me. And then I went on the road of discovering myself,” the 45-year-old singer said.
The singer onstage during the 7th annual Black Music Honors on May 19, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia.
The singer onstage during the 7th annual Black Music Honors on May 19, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Ellia Green becomes first Olympian to come out as a trans man in touching speech

Green, an Olympic rugby champion, publicly announced his transition in an Aug. 16 video.
Ellia Green with his partner Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts and their daughter Waitui pose in Sydney, Australia, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. Green, one of the stars of Australia's gold medal-winning women's rugby sevens team at the 2016 Olympics, has transitioned to male. The 29-year-old, Fiji-born Green is going public in a video at an international summit aimed at ending transphobia and homophobia in sport. The summit is being hosted in Ottawa as part of the Bingham Cup rugby tournament. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
Ellia Green with his partner Vanessa Turnbull-Roberts and their daughter Waitui pose in Sydney, Australia, Monday, Aug. 15, 2022. Green, one of the stars of Australia's gold medal-winning women's rugby sevens team at the 2016 Olympics, has transitioned to male. The 29-year-old, Fiji-born Green is going public in a video at an international summit aimed at ending transphobia and homophobia in sport. The summit is being hosted in Ottawa as part of the Bingham Cup rugby tournament. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

'What We Do in the Shadows’ star opens up about mom’s support during coming out journey

He also shared a moving message about coming out "on your own terms."
Harvey Guillen as Guillermo in What We Do in The Shadows.
Harvey Guillen as Guillermo in What We Do in The Shadows.

‘13 Reasons Why’ star Tommy Dorfman reveals she's engaged

Dorfman referred to her fiancée several times during a recent podcast appearance.
Image:  Tommy Dorfman on May 2, 2022 in New York City.
Image:  Tommy Dorfman on May 2, 2022 in New York City.