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Jay Valle

Jay Valle, an NBCU Academy embed, writes and produces digital content for NBC Out. 

Jay Valle, an NBCU Academy embed, writes and produces digital content for NBC Out. 

Latest from Jay Valle

10 LGBTQ Indigenous trailblazers who are making history

Rep. Sharice Davids of Kansas, drag artist Lady Shug and designer Scott Wabano are among the LGBTQ Indigenous leaders you should know.
17d ago

NYPD is investigating a string of assaults potentially linked to deaths of 2 gay men

The New York City Police Department confirmed Monday that it is investigating a string of robberies and assaults that may be connected to the deaths of two gay
26d ago

NYC Marathon runner wins 1st place and cash prize in nonbinary division

New York City resident Jacob Caswell was one of five nonbinary runners to win a cash prize in Sunday’s 26.2-mile marathon.

Former Miss Argentina and ex-Miss Puerto Rico reveal they are married

The beauty queens, Mariana Varela and Fabiola Valentín, both competed in last year’s Miss Grand International beauty pageant.

In a college football first, HBCU player comes out as gay

A Hampton University football player came out publicly as gay, a first for a football player at a historically Black college or university, according to Outspor

A national 'Don't Say Gay' law? Republicans introduce bill to restrict LGBTQ-related programs

Congressional Republicans introduced what some are calling a national version of Florida’s Parental Rights in Education bill — or what critics have dubbed the “
51d ago

‘I’m sick of being silent’: Gay teen catches bullies on camera in viral TikTok video

California high school senior Landon Jones, who is openly gay, has shared a viral video of him being bullied.
51d ago

'I'm sick of being silent': Gay teen catches bullies on camera in viral TikTok video

California high school senior Landon Jones, 18, said he’s been bullied by his classmates since the fifth grade.

National Coming Out Day: 15 celebrities who came out in 2022 (so far)

National Coming Out Day has been celebrated every Oct. 11 since 1988. ​​The first was held a year after the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and

Google sprinkles lesbian Pride on 'Scooby-Doo' character Velma

After decades of fan speculation and producer hints, beloved “Scooby-Doo” character Velma Dinkley was portrayed as a lesbian in the franchise’s latest movie: “T

Drag performer Shangela makes 'Dancing With the Stars' history

Drag entertainer and “RuPaul’s Drag Race” alumnus Shangela made history Monday night on the hit competition show “Dancing With the Stars.” On the show’s 31st