People of Color

Issues impacting LGBT communities of color

Rolling Stone profiles trans woman 'folk hero' CeCe McDonald in August issue

Today, RollingStone magazine ran a feature story about CeCe McDonald, a trans woman of color whose story gained national attention after she was arrested and charged for the death of her own attacker.

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VIDEO: Documentary reveals persecution faced by young LGBT Jamaicans

UK’s VICE News released a short documentary about life in Jamaica for LGBT youth, titled “Young and Gay: Jamaica’s Gully Queens.”

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July 29, 2014

Laverne Cox educates hosts on "CBS This Morning" and talks about her success on Orange is the New Black

Laverne Cox appeared on "CBS This Morning" and spoke about her Emmy nominee, Time cover, and other career successes/projects. She also spoke about growing up transgender and shared some wisdom on accepting people who are different from us.

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"Britain is sending my bisexual son to his death"

Orashia Edwards fled his home country of Jamaica to escape; his bisexuality made him a target for anti-LGBT violence. So, he sought asylum in the United Kingdom, which he received for a time only for it to be denied later on because the UK government felt Edwards was dishonest about being a bisexual man.

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July 28, 2014

Trans teen advocate and children's book author Jazz is now vlogging on YouTube

Accomplished transgender teenage advocate, Jazz, has taken to YouTube with her latest project - vlogging.

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