People of Color

Issues impacting LGBT communities of color
March 10, 2015

VIDEO: LGBT Catholics own their faith while working for acceptance

A new video was just released by LGBT Catholics: Owning Our Faith, a project led by young Catholic individuals who are dedicated to using social media to achieve full LGBT acceptance in the Roman Catholic Church.

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GLAAD @ Work: GLAAD releases HIV & AIDS media guide, Facebook changes policy, #GotYourBack on Vine, and more

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Eric Holder puts Justice Department on the right side of marriage equality history

Today, USA Today published an op-ed by Attorney General Eric Holder, noting that the Department of Justice will be filing a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, opposing statewide bans on marriage equality as a violation of equal protection.

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Erskine College releases anti-gay position that will inform "institutional decisions"

Last week, the Board of Trustees at Erskine College, a Christian liberal arts school associated with the Presbyterian Church in Due West, South Carolina, released a discriminatory statement claiming that sexual relationships between two people of the same sex are "contrary to the will of the Creator," while citing passages from the Bible.

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GUEST POST: Because our stories are also our weapons

The Counter Narrative of Atlanta was founded out of a commitment to amplifying the voices of black gay men. It hopes to both build political power and simultaneously disrupt problematic narratives around black gay men. Narratives that far too often reinforce and perpetuate the stigma endured by black gay men.

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Big Freedia: "When straight guys come up to me to tell me they like the show, I know things are changing"

Big Freedia says South is more LGBT-inclusive and talks new dramatic season of Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce.

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5 of the most unsettling realities for America's trans community

A new report, Understanding Issues Facing Transgender Americans, has found that transgender people are among the most vulnerable communities in America. Transgender women and trans people of color are at particular risk.

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GLAAD @ Work: #GotYourBack campaign, inaccurate transgender coverage, bisexual visibility, and more

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