People of Color

Issues impacting LGBT communities of color

Wade Davis: Jason Collins and Michael Sam are "mythbusters"

After speaking to the media about Michael Sam's coming out, Wade Davis has penned an op-ed for Ebony.com, in which he talks about how both Sam and NBA player Jason Collins have broken the stereotypes that we have about the African-American community, as well as the LGBT community.

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Salon challenges the men of the NFL to follow where the boys of Missouri have already led

Edward Wyckoff Williams wrote an essay for Salon.com that asks the question how Michael Sam was so successful in college, but faces claims of challenges in the professional leagues.

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February 11, 2014

Nigerian judge sentences gay man to 20 lashes: "He is supposed to be killed"

A Nigerian judge praised himself for showing leniency to a gay man by having him whipped 20 times on a courtroom bench.

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Snapshots: Michael Sam, why immigration matters, LGBT Russians, and more

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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February 13, 2014

LGBT Ugandans react to #glaadawards nomination for Advocate.com piece

In 2013, LGBT Ugandans worked with photographer David Robinson and Advocate.com to share their story in their own words. In the piece 12 activists talk about their work, their life experiences, and the adversities they face on a daily basis.

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NY Giants, New England Patriots, First Family, more speak in support of gay NFL prospect Michael Sam

Michael Sam, Defensive End NFL prospect, has received support on his coming out announcement from big name celebrities, fellow players and media members and now NFL team owners have spoken out in support.
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February 10, 2014

Model Carmen Carrera profiled on CNN's In The Spotlight

CNN profiled model Carmen Carrera on their in-depth profile series In the Spotlight as she prepped for her first international photo spread with Glamour UK.

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