Ernest Owens

Writer at Large

Ernest Owens is an award-winning journalist and CEO of Ernest Media Empire, LLC. As an openly gay black journalist, he has made headlines for speaking frankly about intersectional issues in society regarding race, LGBTQ, and pop culture.

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OPINION: LGBTQ Entertainers Deserve Better From Hollywood

After this year’s Oscars, it’s time to demand more.

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Councilman Proposes Bill to Aid LGBT Small Businesses

Plus: LGBT meetings and conventions are expected to generate $21.9 million.

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HRC Speaks Out on the Death of Philly Transwoman

Plus: Out musician Sam Smith wins an Academy Award.

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OSCAR SUNDAY: Filming The Danish Girl

Trans actors Rebecca Root and Jake Graf star in the Oscar-nominated film.

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Jara Krys on Life, Fame, and Advocacy

Our editor chats with the transwoman trying to change the way we view sex work.

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4 Unique LGBTQ Events This Weekend

Concerts, comics, and celebrations rock out during the final weekend of February!

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Waxman to Run as an LGBTQ Ally

Does he have what it takes to win over LGBTQ voters against an out incumbent?

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Sheena Howard on Remixing Colorblind

The Eisner Award–winning scholar debuts her first documentary tomorrow night.

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Philly Queer Woman to Launch Inclusive Dating App

Plus: HRC Philly announces its gala headline performer.

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Philly Transgender Sex Worker Lands on Buzzfeed

Plus: A transgender pageant winner is dethroned for “not being transgender enough.”

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4 Unique LGBTQ Events This Weekend

Charity, comedy, and cocktails make this week’s roundup of events.

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Jim Obergefell’s Scalia Tweet Goes Viral

Plus: Adidas’s new endorsement contract, and West Virginia says Uber drivers can discriminate.

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PHOTOS: Four LGBTQ Couples on How They Fell in Love

Just in time for Valentine’s Day.

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Jim Obergefell on Why “Love Wins” This Valentine’s Day

We interviewed the landmark Supreme Court marriage equality plaintiff on activism, impact, and love.

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TOP PICKS: 5 Unique LGBTQ Events This Weekend

Love, leather, and ’laxation spark up this super holiday weekend in February.