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American Idol winner and country star Carrie Underwood has come out firmly in support of marriage equality.
On Saturday, the New York Times highlighted the LGBT-inclusive ministry at Rivers at Rehoboth, a Harlem-based congregation in New York City, in its article “A Rare Haven for Gay Men and Lesbians in Harlem.” The congregation, which is formed as the merger of Rivers of Living Faith and Rehoboth Temple, has its roots in the Black church tradition, while maintaining an active outreach to the Black LGBT population.
President and CEO, Ben Jealous of the NAACP clarifies and cements its position on marriage equality for the LGBT community.
Black LGBT Activists and faith leaders gathered in DC to announce a new campaign: NoWedge 2012: A Memo to Black America to address the "wedge" tactics that have tried to divide and conquer Black communities.
On top of suddenly losing his partner of six years, Shane Bitney Crone was forced to suffer even more because his relationship wasn't legally recognized in the eyes of the law. Shane created a YouTube video with the hope that other couples won't have to go through what he did. The video has been viewed more than 2.4 million times.
In a recent CNN interview, rapper Jay-Z spoke out in favor of President Obama’s endorsement of marriage equality for same-sex couples.
Several civil rights leaders have been outspoken about their unwavering support of Obama’s endorsement for marriage for same-sex couples in the last week.
Following a press conference on Monday, May 14, Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) signed an executive order that will recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed outside Rhode Island, in jurisdictions where marriage equality is legal. Chafee is the first governor in the country to sign such an executive order.
LGBT and allied faith leaders from around the country responded quickly to
Following President Barack Obama's historic announcement yesterday, celebrities are weighing in on their support as well.