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'Glee' star Charice Pempengco is now Jake Zyrus

The singer and former "Glee" star changed his name on social media accounts over the weekend and deleted his prior photos on Instagram.

Zyrus, who grew up poor in the Philippines and came out as a lesbian in 2013, shot to fame after Oprah Winfrey and music mogul David Foster took notice.

Winfrey invited the then tiny teen with the huge voice onto her show and linked the singer up with idol Celine Dion.

Experience Mardi Gras at the Cosmopolitan

Originally, it is French for "Fat Tuesday", reflecting the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season.

Related popular practices are associated with various other celebrations in countries such as England.

LGBT dance party staged outside incoming US vice-president Mike Pence's house

Hundreds of people dressed in glow sticks and rainbow colours danced to Beyonce, Whitney Houston and The Bee Gees.

They took to the streets at Mr Pence's temporary home near Washington DC.

He will be sworn in as US vice-president on Friday.

They may have been protesting, but the mood on Wednesday night was celebratory, with dancers of all ages dressed in tutus, gold jumpsuits and wearing face paint.

Mr Pence's previous record on LGBT issues mean that many within that community aren't happy about him becoming the second most powerful man in the US.

Russia blocks Overwatch comic over gay character

The graphic novel, which is a spin-off of Blizzard's first person shooter, is normally available in several countries on the game's website.

In the latest issue one of the heroes, Tracer, kisses another girl called Emily.

However it's unavailable in Russia with a message reading "in accordance with Russian law we cannot share this comic".

Back in 2013 Russia passed a law stopping "gay propaganda" being available to under-18s.

Lady Gaga reveals she has PTSD

Gaga revealed that she suffers from the debilitating mental illness at Harlem's Ali Forney Center for homeless LGBT youth on November 25. The taped segment aired on NBC's "Today" show Friday.

She visited the center as part of a collaboration between her foundation, Born This Way, and the NBC morning show. She brought along clothing, gifts and donuts.

She also spent a few hours sharing her own struggles and experiences, including her battle with mental illness.

Gaga revealed rape in 2014

Grey's Anatomy star Sara Ramirez comes out as bisexual during powerful LGBT speech

The actress, who is best known for her role as Dr. Callie on the Shonda Rhimes series, came out as bisexual while speaking at the True Colors: 40 to None Summit, a two-day conversation that addresses LGBT youth homelessness across the country, on Saturday morning in Los Angeles.

"So many of our youth experiencing homelessness are youth whose lives touch on many intersections—whether they be gender identity, gender expression, race, class, sexual orientation, religion, citizenship status," Ramirez said.