People of Color

Issues impacting LGBT communities of color

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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January 27, 2015

"We Shall Not Be Removed" sparks discussion about HIV/AIDS among black gay and bisexual men

As a part of its policy and advocacy mission, on February 3 2015 at 1 P.M. EST AIDS United is specifically bringing ally communities together to discuss the disproportionate impact HIV/AIDS has on black gay and bisexual men of color.

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GLAAD @ Work: President Obama advocates at #SOTU, GLAAD Media Awards nominees announced, and more

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January 22, 2015

Los Angeles: GLAAD's Tiq Milan speaking on panel about allies tonight

Tonight, LGBTs In The News and the Los Angeles Press Club are teaming up to present a live panel engagement discussing allies in the movement for LGBT equality.

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Obama at #SOTU: As Americans, we condemn persecution of LGBT people.

Tonight’s State of the Union address marked several mentions of the LGBT community, including growing acceptance of marriage equality, and the historic first mention of bisexual and transgender people.

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GLAAD @ Work: Egyptian anti-LGBT raid, LGBT couples on Chilean show, Hello Mr. magazine, and more

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26th Annual GLAAD Media Award nominees highlight racial diversity in media representations #glaadawards

This morning, GLAAD announced the nominees for the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Many of the nominated films, television series and journalism pieces reflect the diversity of the LGBT community, including the stories of LGBT people of color.

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Pope Francis called marriage equality "ideological colonization" to destroy family

Pope Francis came out with his strongest comments against marriage equality, calling it, "ideological colonization that we have to be careful about that is trying to destroy the family." His comments came during a visit to the Philippines, and in the midst of a Roman Catholic conversation on marriage and family.

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GLAAD @ Work: TLC's irresponsible program, Jennifer Boylan thanked at Golden Globes, Empire, and more

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Calliope Wong discusses Smith College's exclusion of transgender women on MSNBC

Yesterday, transgender student Calliope Wong spoke to MSNBC about Smith College's discriminatory admissions practices regarding transgender women applicants, despite other women's colleges changing their policies.

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