People of Color

Issues impacting LGBT communities of color

Openly Gay Latino Rappers Rhyme For Music Industry Acceptance, Equality

Despite living in a state where gay marriage is legal and in a city where there are elected officials that are openly gay, such as the likes of City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, New York-based rapper Loco Ninja finds himself dumbfounded about how gays (particularly men) in the music industry are mistreated, misrepresented and overall pushed aside.

Fox News Latino
|
April 30, 2013

COMMENTARY: Men in Uniform

NBA player Jason Collins’ declaration that he’s gay has been followed, thankfully, by supportive messages from peers like Dwyane Wade, Pau Gasol, and Tony Parker.

Slate
|
April 30, 2013
Issues: 

COLUMN: The Face of the Gay Rights Movement

Scoring consecutive victories in state legislatures, at the ballot box and in the polls, gay people have gained national prominence and momentum in the United States even as high-profile men have tightened their hold on the leadership as strategists, promoters, spokesmen and financiers.

The New York Times
|
April 30, 2013

Transgender rights groups hope to get GENDA bill to Senate floor

Juli Grey-Owens, Long Island Transgender Advocacy Coalition executive director and member of the New York state Transgender Rights Coalition, alongside members of the Interfaith Impact of New York State are urging lawmakers to pass legislation this session that will protect transgender New Yorkers from discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations.

The Legislative Gazette
|
April 30, 2013

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - People of Color