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New York Times and ABC Highlight LGBT-Affirming African-American Congregation

On Saturday, the New York Times highlighted the LGBT-inclusive ministry at Rivers at Rehoboth, a Harlem-based congregation in New York City, in its article “A Rare Haven for Gay Men and Lesbians in Harlem.” The congregation, which is formed as the merger of Rivers of Living Faith and Rehoboth Temple, has its roots in the Black church tradition, while maintaining an active outreach to the Black LGBT population.Read More

NFL Players Speak Up As Allies For Gay Athletes

A dozen professional football players were asked this week about their thoughts on gay athletes and expressed unanimous support to Outsports.com--a story that has been picked up by mainstream media outlets. The reports show that the NFL is not only tolerant of gay athletes, but in fact could be an environment that fosters understanding and acceptance.

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May 29, 2012

Kat Graham Shows Support for Gay Mom Ousted as Boy Scouts Leader on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Today singer and star of the CW’s Vampire Diaries Kat Graham dedicated her performance of “Put Your Graffiti On Me” on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to Jennifer Tyrrell, a mother of four from Bridgeport, Ohio who was ousted from the Boy Scouts of America last month because she is gay. Read More

What to Watch: Tuesday, May 29

Tonight the unthinkable happens between Tariq and Kal on the summer finale of The L.A. Complex and catch the season premieres of What Not to Wear and HGTV Design Star. Catch Claire of the Moon and selected episodes of True Blood with Diversity On Demand.Read More

What to Watch: Monday, May 28

Tonight catch Anne's return on an all new episode of The Secret Life of the American Teenager and watch And Then Came Lola through Diversity On Demand.Read More

May 25, 2012

Food Network Host Anne Burrell Confirms She is in a Same-Sex Relationship

Food Network host Anne Burrell confirmed that she’s in a committed relationship with a woman, through a statement from her rep to the New York Post’s Page Six this week.Read More