Earlier this week, a transgender woman of color was found stabbed to death in her home in New Jersey, as reported by Monica Roberts and others. Eyricka Morgan, who was 26 years old, was a former student at Rutgers University and involved with the New Jersey Community Research Initiative.
The Root, the "premiere news, opinion and culture site for African-American influencers," today released their annual ranking "The Root 100" honoring the most influential black leaders in 2013. This year's list includes trans advocate, writer and filmmaker Dr. Kortney Ryan Ziegler, out Broadway star Billy Porter and LGBT advocates Danielle Moodie-Mills and former GLAAD staff member Rashad Robinson.
Harry Jackson is about as connected to anti-LGBT politics as any likeminded commentator could ever hope to be. This being the case, it's both interesting and instructive to know that Mr. Jackson has signed himself up for to speak at a so-called "ex-gay" conference.
Las palabras del Papa Francisco han sido reportadas en todo el mundo. Y, seguramente seran muy alentadoras para las muchos católicos LGBT y sus familias.
El Papa Francisco en una entrevista publicada hoy por revistas jesuitas en varios idiomas y 16 países, dijo que la Iglesia no debe "interferir espiritualmente" en la vida de las personas gays y lesbianas. El Papa se refirió también a la catequesis, la doctrina oficial de la Iglesia Católica que establece que las personas gays y las lesbianas "deben ser acogidos con respeto, compasión y delicadeza".