Para el Día del Espíritu de este año se contará con la participación de más celebridades latinas que en años anteriores, haciendo llegar a países fuera de Estados Unidos el mensaje de aceptación y respeto para jóvenes LGBT y en contra del acoso y hostigamiento.
This year’s Spirit Day participants will include more Latino celebrities than in previous years, spreading the message of support for LGBT youth and against bullying is spreading beyond the U.S. borders.
It was announced on Friday that New York City Mayor, Michael Bloomberg gave $250,000 to help pro-marriage equality efforts in Maryland’s upcoming referendum. The mayor’s gift was the largest individual donation received so far by advocates in the state, who are facing fierce opposition to Question 6 in November.
Ravi K. Perry, a member of the historically black fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi, writes an opinion piece for EBONY speaking to his support of Nathanael Gay's recent marriage to his partner. Perry also outlines that his membership in his fraternity is not bound by heteronormative notions or rigid philosophy.
On October 11, the LGBT community celebrates National Coming Out Day and this year we have one more newly out person with whom to celebrate--Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz. When the former Olympian said in interviews last week that he is gay, I know he made a world of difference for so many people.
October 11 is National Coming Out Day and has been for the last 24 years, after a march on Washington by more than half a million people in support of lesbian and gay rights took place on October 11, 1987.
The purpose of National Coming Out Day is to promote government and public awareness of gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender rights and to celebrate homosexuality.
As LGBT citizens and supporters celebrate this day, we wanted to take a look back at the LGBT stories that have resonated over the last year.