People of Color

Issues impacting LGBT communities of color

PHOTOS: Texas faith leaders call for end to anti-LGBT discrimination

With political battles over marriage and nondiscrimination measures heating up, hundreds of clergy and other people of faith gathered at the Texas Capitol today to call on lawmakers to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.

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February 13, 2015

GLAAD Black History Month profile: the Rev. Dr. Pamela Lightsey

Rev. Dr. Pamela Lightsey is the first ordained black lesbian pastor of the United Methodist Church. In her work, she proudly represents both the black and LGBT communities as a minister, educator, and activist.

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GLAAD @ Work: Poll shows path ahead for LGBT acceptance, Creating Change, and more

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Photos: Take a look at GLAAD around Creating Change

GLAAD staff was all over the annual Creating Change conference in Denver this last week. We were fortunate to meet with several LGBT organizational partners, do presentations on using the media to advance equality, and even get to do some media advocacy work in Denver!

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February 7, 2015

#KnowBetterDoBetter for National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Today, February 7, 2015, the nation will observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This year’s NBHAAD theme, “I Am My Brother’s/Sister’s Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS” challenges everybody to work toward eliminating health disparities by ramping up HIV prevention efforts.

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GLAAD is on the ground at Creating Change. Come join us!

Heading to the Creating Change conference in Denver this weekend? Or maybe you are already there. In any case, GLAAD staff are hopping on a Southwest Airlines flight this week to share the best practices from our work, and meet with LGBT advocates from across the country. Stop by and say hi.

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GLAAD @ Work: Latino LGBT voices in Colorado, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and more

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Transgender woman murdered in LA

Early Saturday morning, Yazmin Vash Payne, a transgender woman of color, was found stabbed to death inside her Van Nuys, California home.

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Media continues disrespectful reporting as transgender women of color are murdered

Last week, GLAAD reached out to several news outlets in Norfolk, Virginia, about their inaccurate and offensive coverage of Lamia Beard, a Black transgender woman who was killed in a shooting.

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