African American

Guest Post: One LGBT-Inclusive Black Church in Boston Paves the Way

Black History Month is a time for honoring and celebrating the achievements of African Americans and their institutions, including the Black Church. In 2000, Union United Methodist Church (UUMC) in Boston adopted a unanimous resolution to enthusiastically welcome LGBT worshippers.

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I'm From Driftwood Spotlights Black LGBT Community

In honor of Black History Month, the storytelling project I’m From Driftwood spotlighted members of the Black LGBT community. The online video series which collects and shares LGBT stories from all over the world also made a commitment to feature more stories of all people of color and different ethnicities beyond this month.
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February 14, 2012

African American Pastors Support Marriage Equailty

GLAAD commends the Washington post for profiling Pastor Coates and the important stand he has taken in support of LGBT equality.

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"Brother Outsiders": Bayard Rustin and Beyond

Today, on the GLAAD blog, we are taking the time to highlight the life of Bayard Rustin, as well as the lives of other 'brother outsiders' from our history, who dealt with both racism and homophobia as they paved the way for others.

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With GLAAD's Help, Media Coverage of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Gets it Right

Yesterday, people around the country observed National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). In an effort to elevate the conversation around the important issues that this day addresses, GLAAD helped place articles at several media outlets.

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GLAAD Observes National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Today, GLAAD is joining countless individuals and organizations around the country in observing the 12th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). GLAAD has helped elevate the message of NBHAAD through the online media by placing articles at various outlets.

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