People of Color

Issues impacting LGBT communities of color

The Baltimore Sun Highlights Black Pastors' Support of Marriage Equality in Maryland

In a letter to the editor, Rev. Jamie Washington, associate pastor of the Unity Fellowship Church of Baltimore, pointed out The Baltimore Sun’s missed opportunity to highlight the contributions and impact of black LGBT-affirming congregations in their editorial "Marriage equality and race" (Nov. 1).

NYPD Investigates Harlem Murder as Hate Crime

Just three weeks after 18-year-old Tayshana Murphy, a high school basketball star, was murdered in her Harlem, N.Y. apartment complex, anti-gay comments were etched in the stairwell on the same floor where she was shot. The NYPD Hate Crimes Unit has joined the murder investigation.

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November 1, 2011

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