People of Color

Issues impacting LGBT communities of color

Conservative Christian college in Nebraska expels lesbian student, charges $6,000 in tuition

Danielle Powell was going through a hard time in the spring of 2011, just months away from graduating from a conservative Christian college in Nebraska. She had fallen in love with another woman, a strictly forbidden relationship at a school where even prolonged hugs were banned.

Associated Press
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June 17, 2013

Activists Claim Anti-LGBT Police Violence, Demand Response

Just a few weeks after city council Speaker Christine Quinn announced that the New York City Police Department would step up police presence following the alleged hate-crime slaying of a gay man in Greenwich Village, activists convened in front of NYPD headquarters to protest what they consider growing police violence against the LGBT community.

Gay Voices (The Huffington Post)
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June 12, 2013

Op-ed by Dolores Huerta: Supporting our gay Latino loved ones

Growing up Latina, I was taught the importance of family from an early age. Our families are at the center of everything we do; they are there for us during the most significant moments of our lives and the most painful ones. As Latinos, we are taught to support all of our family members unconditionally, no matter the circumstance. It’s part of who we are.

nbclatino.com
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June 12, 2013

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