Meagan Good Critisized for Presenting BET Gospel Award in Revealing Dress

Actress Meagan Good is getting some flack for her choice of dress at the BET Awards.

Good presented the award for “Best Gospel Artist” in a fairly revealing gown, which many commentators on social media are blasting as inappropriate and disrespectful.

Good has defending herself against these kinds of accusations before; maintaining that her style of dress is always classy, and that a dress has nothing to do with her relationship with God.

She Got Game: On The W’s Rookie Class

I was wrong. Really wrong. Wrong as LL and Brad Paisley’s solution for solving racism (aka Obama’s Race Speech: The Musical). Wrong as my desire to hear Stacey Dash on that remix. I got it wrong. Really wrong. Last year around this time, I predicted that Notre Dame’s Skylar Diggins would more than likely be the face of the WNBA. I suggested that the comparatively more traditionally feminine Diggins would prove a more desireable and sellable image for the WNBA than Baylor’s Brittney Griner, whose height, natural hair, voice, and sexuality might prove less tenable for a league aiming for a bigger piece of the sports watching pie, even though I can unequivocally confirm that WNBA games are in some ways more entertaining than NBA contests.

I swung. I missed.

Kevin Clash, the Voice of Elmo, Resigns As A Second Accuser Comes Forward

Kevin Clash, the longtime voice and puppeteer behind Sesame Street’s Elmo character, has resigned in the aftermath of allegations — which Sesame Workshop had previously said were unfounded — that he had an underage sexual relationship.

According to the NY Daily News, a second accuser has now come forward, alleging that he and Clash engaged in a sexual relationship while he was a teenager.

Elmo Sex Accuser Has Recanted His Recantation

According to Gawker, the  young man who accused Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of having a sexual relationship with him when he was 16 – and then recanted that story – has now recanted his recantation.

He says he was pressured to take back his initial allegations, receiving a $125,000 settlement.

Apparently, he’s changed his mind.

REPORT: 43 Percent of Black Gay Youth Have Contemplated or Attempted Suicide

Preliminary results from a blockbuster survey of black gay youth, conducted by the National Strategy for Black Gay Youth in America, reveals that 43 percent of black gay youth have thought about or attempted suicide as a result of issues related to their sexual orientation.

Released by Youth Pride Services, the report is the first of three to be released this year.

According to the results, over half of those surveyed fear or have experienced family disownment as a result of coming out of the closet.