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Ernest Owens

Editor 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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Empire Star Says He’s Sexually Fluid

Jussie Smollett makes the admission in Out magazine.

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Philly AIDS Thrift Awards $147,000 in New Grants

The group’s total giving has now reached nearly $1.5 million.

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#TweetLikeAWhiteGay Goes Viral

The trending hashtag exposes racism in the LGBTQ community.

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Caitlyn Jenner to Speak at Penn

She’ll be interviewed by Buzz Bissinger on February 17th.

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Q&A: Samantha Giusti on DVLF’s New Look

One of Philly’s leading LGBTQ community funds gets a “brand recharge.”

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ADVICE: 5 Ways to Avoid Awkward Ex Encounters

This town is small – but your tolerance doesn’t have to be.

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This Weekend’s Top LGBTQ Events

Our top picks to round out a snowy January.

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Can Lady Gaga Make a Full Comeback?

Her recent career moves are promising, but not so fast.

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Poet Gabriel Ojeda-Sague Combats Racism in New Book

Oil and Candle will be out in March.

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Opinion: Dispelling the Black Homophobia Myth

It’s not more prevalent — just exploited.

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LGBTQ Q’s Get Shorted at Dems’ Town Hall

The presidential candidates gave lackluster responses.

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G Philly’s New Editor: A Welcome

Ernest Owens on embracing the entire LGBTQ community.