People of Color
"From Selma to Stonewall": New Documentary exploring the relationship between the Civil Rights and LGBTQ Equality movements seeks funding
The LGBTQ Equality movement is often called the new civil rights movement, but how true is that claim? Are the two movements similar, or are they fundamentally different? Do they have the same goals? Why are they often in conflict with one another? A new documentary, "From Selma to Stonewall," explores these questions through the journey of two unlikely friends – Gil Caldwell, an 80-year-old black, straight retired preacher and civil rights leader, and Marilyn Bennet, a 52-year-old white lesbian activist and author.
TakePart speaks to GLAAD about respectful reporting on transgender victims of violence
Following the murder of Tiffany Edwards in Cincinnati and the problematic media coverage of her story, TakePart spoke to GLAAD about respectful reporting on transgender people, particularly in stories involving transgender victims of violence.
Billboards in Chicago raise awareness about profiling of transgender women of color
Last week, Chicago House’s TransLife Center, a service center that helps trans people find housing, employment, and medical care, unveiled a billboard campaign with Firebelly Design, a local graphic design company, to raise awareness of transgender issues, namely “walking while trans.”
Twitter celebrates Laverne Cox's historic Emmy nomination
GLAAD's Tiq Milan included in Ebony's 10 Black LGBT trailblazers
Ebony has released a list of 10 rising stars in the Black LGBT community, and GLAAD followers will recognize several names on the list. GLAAD's own Senior Strategist, Tiq Milan was included on this year's list for his advocacy for transgender people, people of color, and youth.
VIDEOS: Asian American parents share love and pride for their LGBT children
Last week a series of public service announcements (PSAs) began airing on local California television channels that serve large Asian American communities in order to share Asian American parents' messages of unconditional love and acceptance for their LGBT children.