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Beyonce Expresses Interest In Owning Houston Rockets

Beyonce Expresses Interest In Owning Houston Rockets

Music Icon Beyonce Rumored To Want The Houston Rockets Basket Ball Team

(HOUSTON) — Mega pop star, and Houston native and diva, Beyonce is considering becoming an investor in the National Basketball Association’s Houston Rockets.

Houston Rockets owner Les Alexander announced is a surprise media conference last month he was selling the team. Alexander paid nearly $85 million for the team in 1993, but the team sale could reach $2 billion.

Beyonce’s husband, Jay-Z, at one time, owned a small percent in the New York Nets. Many celebrities do. For example, Justin Timberlake owns a piece of basketball’s Grizzlies.

Beyonce, who has performed wearing a Rockets jersey, would add superstar sizzle to any ownership group, likely helping the team with local and international marketing.

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Jack’d App Improves Location Security

Jack'd App Improves Location Security

(NEW YORK) — In response to rising LGBT hate crimes since the 2016 US Election, the gay dating app Jack’d has heightened security with new features including one that blurs the GPS of its members.

“The blurring feature was originally created as a tool to protect gay men in countries such as Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt that have a history of violence against the gay community,” explains Alon Rivel, Director of Global Marketing at Jack’d.

Jackd-App-Improves-Location-Security-About-Magazine-1024x853 Jack'd  App Improves Location Security“Since the 2016 election, however, there has been a surge in bullying and hate crimes against the LGBTQ community in the US.  As a result, a growing number of gay men here want to increase their privacy and keep their locations private, too.”

Before the launch of the blurring feature, Jack’d had disabled location sharing in countries where homosexuality was illegal.  The blurring now allows these men to safely use GPS technology to find nearby men.  It adds a rounding error to the member’s coordinates so that other men are given a general idea of their whereabouts without pinpointing their exact location.  Even Jack’d’ servers do not know the exact location of members.

According to the Los Angeles Times, the U.S. can be unsafe for gay men as hate crimes against LGBTQ people in greater Los Angeles area has increased 24.5% since the election.  In a story from Bloomberg news, published in February, the NYPD cites the election as a major factor in increased anti-LGBTQ incidents in New York City.

Similarly, the Washington Blade published a story in March on its city’s annual bias-related crime report.  It revealed the number of anti-LGBTQ hate crimes in Washington DC had increased 59 percent in 2016.   And in Boston, the number of reported hate crimes and bigoted actions against the LGBTQ community last year surpassed those aimed at Muslims, Jews, Latinos, and Asians combined.  According to the Boston Globe, Boston Police Department figures indicate that the LGBTQ community is the top target for hate acts in its city and it is a trend that appears to be persisting.

“The world will live in is still not LGBTQ tolerant and with 70% of our users being young millennials, we have to be proactive in protecting their privacy,” says Rivel.
For more information, visit http://www.jackdapp.com.

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Gay Texas Teen Gets Emotional Surprise From Davey Wavey

Gay Texas Teen Gets Emotional Surprise From Davey Wavey

Watch LGBT YouTube Star Davey Wavey’s Emotional Surprise For An LGBT Teen From El Paso, Texas.

(HOUSTON) The hottest thing on YouTube these days, Superstar Davey Wavey, made a special trip to Texas recently to meet a very special fan and surprise him with the most amazing gift.

Team Wavey and Drag Race gal-pal Alaska ThunderFuck teamed with Pure for Men to surprise ‘Angel’, a 6’4”, makeup-wearing, a nineteen-year-old gay boy from El Paso, Texas.

Angel, a superfan of both Wavey, and Thunderfuck; traveled to Houston to be surprised on stage in front of thousands at Houston’s Pride Festival.

“As you can imagine, his life hasn’t been easy. So we decided to surprise him with his own float in the Houston Pride Parade,” Wavey said via his Facebook page.

Working with Houston Pride and in conjunction with Pure for Men, Wavey and Thunderfuck were able to pull off the biggest surprises ‘Angel’ had ever been dealt, an opportunity to be himself in front of nearly 750,000 people as he rode in the parade aboard his own float.

“I often get emails from queer people in smaller cities and towns who don’t have a lot of community,” Wavey told HuffPost in an email. “They can feel alone, isolated and like they don’t fit in ― that’s especially true if you’re 6′4″, from Texas and walk around with a full face of makeup.”

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Houston LGBT Teen Murder Victim’s Photos Appear On Grindr

LGBT Teen Murder Victim’s Photos Appear On Grindr
(Screen Shots From The Fake Grindr Account) About News

A Murdered Houston Gay Teenager’s Photos Appear On ‘Fake’ Grindr Profile In Spring, Texas.

(HOUSTON) — A murdered LGBT teenager from Houston that made national news including The Huffington Post, and USA Today, has fallen victim once again, this time of ‘Catfishing.’  The victim was 18-year-old Stephen Sylvester. Allegedly murdered by a man he was dating on July 17, 2015.

Over the weekend, several two-year-old published news outlet photos surfaced of murder victim Stephen Sylvester and his one-time Houston boyfriend Taylor Shirley. The photos were attached to a profile on the popular gay dating, hookup app, Grindr.

Screen-Shot-2017-07-11-at-10.55.03-AM-copy-748x1024 Houston LGBT Teen Murder Victim’s Photos Appear On GrindrThe fake Spring, Texas-based profile seeks ‘threesomes.’ Spring, TX is about 25 minutes north of downtown Houston. The unknown culprit(s) behind the profile use photos released to members of the media after the victims’ murder. The profile used ‘Stephen and Taylor’s’ photos, and would message people [on Grindr] looking to ‘hook-up.’

“It’s one thing to use my pictures to catfish people on Grindr and it’s a totally different thing to use Stephen,” Shirley posted on Facebook after being contacted by people he knew that had been messaged.

“It takes a really f*****d up person to use him when you have to read about his death in order to find that picture.”

Grindr terms and conditions prohibit it’s user from impersonation and claims any violation of the guidelines could result in a permanent ban. About News reached out to Grindr and are waiting for a response.

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