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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.
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.
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.
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.
In honor of Black History Month, theGrio reflects on black America’s past as well as America’s future. On this year’s theGrio’s 100, the website recognizes Janet Mock, trans advocate and People.com editor.
ESSENCE, a monthly magazine for African American women, spotlights a same-sex couple in their “Find Love at Any Age” feature.
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.”
GLAAD asked director Dee Rees some questions about the film and her own journey as an out African-American lesbian.
TheGrio, a news site geared toward African Americans, recently featured Clay Cane, openly gay BET.com entertainment editor and new host of New York radio's WWRL 1600AM show, Clay Cane Live.
In a recent article, The Root, a leading online source of news and commentary from an African-American perspective, spotlights the challenges and perseverance of Black transgender people.