People of Color
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Issues impacting LGBT communities of color
Prominent Cameroonian LGBTI activist and journalist Eric Ohena Lembembe was found brutally tortured and murdered in his home in the latest of a series of violent anti-LGBTI hate crimes in Cameroon.
A transgender woman employed by a government contractor in the state of Maryland has reached a settlement in her case against her job, alleging physical and verbal harassment. With the help of Freedom to Work and Lambda Legal, it was determined that the company violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.
GLAAD is proud to sponsor a launch event for the first annual Latino/a Queer Film Festival (LQFF) on Sunday, June 21 in Los Angeles, CA. The event will feature films by and about LGBTQ Latinos that reflect the community's struggles, lives, and achievements.
"Orange Is The New Black," a new original series from Netflix, is garnering rave reviews and abundant praise for addressing a myriad of issues -- all within the confines of prison walls.
Jazzie Collins, a San Francisco transgender activist, died Thursday, July 11th, at Kaiser Permanente Hospital. She had been in poor health for several weeks, and passed away surrounded by loving friends. The cause of her death is still being determined.
As equality for transgender Americans has come into focus with mainstream media exposure, more and more stories of blatant institutional discrimination against trans people have surfaced. However, the actions of the directors and staff running Florence House, a homeless shelter for women in Maine, exemplify behavior that is both affirming of transgender individuals' identities and conscious of their needs.
GLAAD has joined a coalition of national LGBT organizations, led by the National Black Justice Coalition and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, in issuing an open letter on justice for Trayvon Martin.
A video series from the Center for American Progress brings attention to ENDA by featuring stories like that of Mia Macy, a transgender woman who was refused employment at a federal agency.