African American

LGBT-Inclusive Events Commemorating Black History Month

GLAAD encourages everyone to spread the word and support their local events that celebrate Black History Month and National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, including those that are LGBT-inclusive.

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April 4, 2012
by GLAAD

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy

Today marks the 44th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And as we honor Dr. King’s vision of equality, IN THE LIFE, the only national LGBT issue-oriented television program, looks back at inspiring interviews with LGBT people and allies “who stood up, spoke out and made a difference in the fight for full LGBT equality.”

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'Pariah' Recap: First Reactions to the Groundbreaking Film

GLAAD recently asked Pariah director Dee Rees some questions about the film and her own journey as an out African American lesbian. Pariah opened in select theaters across the nation last week and has continued to garner much media attention especially in outlets geared toward the African American community. Here’s what various Black media outlets recently had to say.

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