Posts by Marcus Brock

NAACP Endorses Marriage Equality in a 62-2 Vote

May 21, 2012
President and CEO, Ben Jealous of the NAACP clarifies and cements its position on marriage equality for the LGBT community.Read More

May 21, 2012

Black LGBT Activists and Faith Leaders Launch NoWedge 2012

Black LGBT Activists and faith leaders gathered in DC to announce a new campaign: NoWedge 2012: A Memo to Black America to address the "wedge" tactics that have tried to divide and conquer Black communities.

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May 16, 2012

Janet Mock Empowers Trans Women with #GirlsLikeUs Campaign

Trans advocate and editor of People.com launches the #GirlsLikeUs campaign to empower trans women.Read More

May 14, 2012

Civil Rights Leaders Speak Out in Support of Obama's Stance on Marriage

Several civil rights leaders have been outspoken about their unwavering support of Obama’s endorsement for marriage for same-sex couples in the last week.Read More

May 10, 2012

Celebrities Speak Out on Twitter About Obama's Endorsement of Marriage Equality

Following President Barack Obama's historic announcement yesterday, celebrities are weighing in on their support as well.Read More

May 8, 2012

The Root and Pam Spaulding Discuss the Concrete Harms of NC's Amendment One

The Root's Nsenga Burton, editor-at-large, interviewed Pam Spaulding of Pam’s House Blend in a gripping article and continuing effort to elevate awareness about the detriment of Amendment One in North Carolina, which is up for a vote today.

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April 25, 2012

NC NAACP Chapter Continues to Educate about Amendment One

Despite efforts to drive a wedge between the African American community and the LGBT community, the North Carolina NAACP chapter has continued to educate the community about the harms of proposed Amendment One. Read More

April 20, 2012

Day of Silence Crucial for LGBT Youth of Color

Day of Silence begs the question: What will you do to end the silence? This is an important probe, especially when it comes to LGBT young people of color, as it asks for a unified front to battle the discrimination and bullying that LGBT youth endure in the school environment. Their safety and academic success is at risk due to fear of bullying and harassment.

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