LULAC 4871 and its coalition partners researched and crafted a comprehensive anti-bullying policy that included the best school codes of conduct from across the nation. The result was a policy that not only protected LGBT youth, but also covered youth of different faiths, races, weight, language and more categories.
African-American LGBT and ally clergy to host the GO Vote: A Memo to Black America summit tonight at Grace Congregational Church of Harlem. Noted economist and civil rights activists Dr. Julliane Malveaux will be the guest speaker. Find out how you can make sure you're rights to vote are protected.
It was announced on Friday that New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg gave $250,000 to help pro-marriage equality efforts in Maryland’s upcoming referendum. The mayor’s gift was the largest individual donation received so far by advocates in the state, who are facing fierce opposition to Question 6 in November.
Spirit Day Ambassadors Zach Wahls and Jennifer Tyrrell have both spoken out in support of Ryan Andreson, whose application for Eagle Scout was rejected by the Boy Scouts of America simply because he’s gay.
Students at Morehouse College in Atlanta have created the Bayard Rustin Scholars Program, named after the late LGBT and civil rights pioneer. The program will allow eleven incoming freshmen to take a curriculum based on Rustin’s work in social justice and community organizing. Rustin, a major figure in the civil rights movement, helped organize the 1963 March on Washington but was publically shunned after coming out as gay.