People of Color
Notable figures look to the future of equality for the 50th anniversary of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream"
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. At the 50th anniversary March on Washington civil rights leaders and public officials speaking to commemorate the event highlighted the struggles for equality that all minorities and marginalized people, including the LGBT community, still face.
Vigil held tonight for Islan Nettles, a trans woman murdered in New York City
A vigil will be held tonight in Manhattan's Harlem neighborhood to honor the life and memory of Islan Nettles, a 21-year-old transgender woman of color who was brutally attacked and killed last week.
Snapshots of our work: SRI, Wentworth Miller, and Chelsea Manning
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NYC transgender woman dies after attack
Islan Nettles, a New York City transgender woman, has died after an attack on the early morning hours of August 17. Ms. Nettles was taken to Harlem Hospital for her injuries and, on Thursday, was taken off of life support and died.