People of Color

Issues impacting LGBT communities of color

COMMENTARY: Men in Uniform

NBA player Jason Collins’ declaration that he’s gay has been followed, thankfully, by supportive messages from peers like Dwyane Wade, Pau Gasol, and Tony Parker.

April 30, 2013

COLUMN: The Face of the Gay Rights Movement

Scoring consecutive victories in state legislatures, at the ballot box and in the polls, gay people have gained national prominence and momentum in the United States even as high-profile men have tightened their hold on the leadership as strategists, promoters, spokesmen and financiers.

The New York Times
April 30, 2013

Transgender rights groups hope to get GENDA bill to Senate floor

Juli Grey-Owens, Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition executive director and member of the New York state Transgender Rights Coalition, alongside members of the Interfaith Impact of New York State are urging lawmakers to pass legislation this session that will protect transgender New Yorkers from discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations.

The Legislative Gazette
April 30, 2013

Snoop Lion Alters Opinion On Gay Rappers

The former "D-O-Double-G" has been very vocal lately about his support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. During an interview with VH1′s Big Morning Buzz host Carrie Keagan, Snoop Lion altered his previous opinion on gay rappers being accepted in hip-hop.

Huff Post Gay Voices
April 27, 2013


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