GLAAD Campus Ambassador, Aisha Bibbs, discusses the student-organized event, Unhinged: Black History, Queer Future; an event that highlighted the dynamic intersections of Hip Hop, People of Color identities, and queer identities.
Black History Month
Check out these films and documentaries featuring the stories of black LGBTQ characters on streaming services now!
Celebrating Black History Month by honoring three decades of GLAAD Media Award winners!
The Counter Narrative of Atlanta was founded out of a commitment to amplifying the voices of black gay men. It hopes to both build political power and simultaneously disrupt problematic narratives around black gay men. Narratives that far too often reinforce and perpetuate the stigma endured by black gay men.
Rev. Dr. Pamela Lightsey is the first ordained black lesbian pastor of the United Methodist Church. In her work, she proudly represents both the black and LGBT communities as a minister, educator, and activist.
Today, February 7, 2015, the nation will observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. This year’s NBHAAD theme, “I Am My Brother’s/Sister’s Keeper: Fight HIV/AIDS” challenges everybody to work toward eliminating health disparities by ramping up HIV prevention efforts.
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Every year, Black History Month recognizes the accomplishments, journeys, and contributions of African Americans throughout history.