People of Color

Issues impacting LGBT communities of color

The New York Times Highlights Harms of Stop and Frisk on LGBT People of Color

On Sunday, several thousand demonstrators participated in a silent march down Fifth Avenue to protest the New York Police Department’s 'Stop-and-Frisk' policy, which affects countless LGBT People of Color in the city. GLAAD spokesperson and community organizer Chris Bilal shares story with the Times about his experience of being targeted because of his identity.
The New York Times
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June 19, 2012
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June 18, 2012

GLAAD Joins Silent March Against 'Stop and Frisk'

GLAAD joins nearly 300 organizations in solidarity to march in protest to the marginalizing practices by the NYPD in the End Stop and Frisk: Silent March Against Racial Profiling.
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GLAAD Congratulates DREAM Act Advocates

Today the Obama administration announced it would cease some deportations and offer undocumented young people who meet certain requirements the opportunity to work legally. GLAAD applauds the young, undocumented leaders, many of whom are LGBT, for their tireless advocacy to ensure that all Americans have access to safety, equal opportunity and protection.

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David Kato Documentary Call Me Kuchu Premiering at Los Angeles Film Festival This Weekend

Call Me Kuchu, the documentary about David Kato and the LGBT rights movement in Uganda will have its US premiere at this weekend's LA Film Fest.

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June 13, 2012

Coalitions and Community Members Support CeCe McDonald

GLAAD, CeCe Support Committee, Trans Youth Support Network and Trans People of Color Coalition, and others are continuing to support CeCe McDonald and bring greater awareness about the issues facing the transgender community.
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New GLAAD Videos Show LGBT Movement, Civil Rights Movement, and Labor Movement United in Growing National Campaign Against Stop and Frisk

Today, GLAAD released videos of LGBT leaders, civil rights leaders, and labor leaders discussing the negative impact of the stop and frisk policy in order to mobilize these movements for a Father’s Day march that will advance a shared agenda of equality and justice.

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New GLAAD Videos Show LGBT Movement, Civil Rights Movement, and Labor Movement United in Growing National Campaign Against Stop and Frisk

New GLAAD Videos Show LGBT Movement, Civil Rights Movement, and Labor Movement United in Growing National Campaign Against Stop and Frisk

New York, New York—Today, GLAAD, the leading national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, released videos of LGBT leaders, civil rights leaders, and labor leaders discussing the negative impact of the stop and frisk policy at the historic Stonewall Inn, in order to mobilize these movements for a Father’s Day march that will advance a shared agenda of equality and justice.

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