People of Color
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Issues impacting LGBT communities of color
Islan Nettles, a New York City transgender woman, has died after an attack on the early morning hours of August 17. Ms. Nettles was taken to Harlem Hospital for her injuries and, on Thursday, was taken off of life support and died.
A round of applause for GLAAD's Summer 2013 interns! Talented thinkers, writers, and activists, these interns joined the GLAAD team in June and have since helped develop our campaigns, events, and programs. As they head back to school in the fall, we wanted to thank these young leaders for their incredible work.
One of America’s gay rights pioneering leaders, José Julio Sarria, passed away quietly in his home in New Mexico this morning. He was 91.
Carmen Carrera has penned an autobiographical essay for W magazine, alongside a glam photo shoot by acclaimed photographer Steven Meisel.
Darren Young, WWE Superstar, spoke out about being gay yesterday to TMZ while waiting for his luggage at LAX. This morning Young appeared on the Today show with Matt Lauer where we spoke about the positive reaction he has received, including advice from Jason Collins, who made history earlier this year as the first out gay active male pro athlete in one of America's major leagues.
Congratulations to openly gay Puerto Rican featherweight boxer Orlando Cruz, who became engaged this week to his longtime partner José Manuel!
Tiq Milan, a writer and an educator at the Hetrick-Martin Institute, an LGBT youth services organization, has penned an op-ed for BET.com calling for greater acceptance of LGBT youth of color.
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