people of color

Mark Takano Makes History as First Openly Gay Asian American Elected to Congress

In a night of many historic firsts, California Democrat Mark Takano made history by becoming the first openly gay person of color to be elected to Congress. He is also the state’s first openly gay federal lawmaker, representing the state’s highly contested 41st District in Riverside County.
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Unprecedented Black and Latino Support for Marriage Expected on Election Day

For citizens who are casting votes today in four states – Maryland, Maine, Minnesota and Washington – there is a chance that at least one of those contests will make history as it becomes the first in the nation where voters approve marriage equality at the ballot box and for the first time, minority voters may tip the balance in favor of marriage equality.

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November 5, 2012

Harvard Welcomes Writer and Activist, Darnell Moore

Author and Activist Darnell Moore will speak at Harvard University on queer thought and people of color as a part of their Audre Lorde Human Rights series.

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November 5, 2012

Black Churches and Voters Continue to Support a Vote FOR Question 6

GLAAD discusses the support that black churches and pastors have given to the movement for marriage equality.

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October 30, 2012

14-year-old arrested in the killing of gay youth Terrance Wright

Arrest of a 14-year-old youth was charged with murder for Terrance's Wright's death, a gay teen, who was slain near his high school in the Southside end of Chicago.
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October 23, 2012

National Youth Pride Services Celebrates 9-Year Anniversary

On Tuesday, October 23, National Youth Pride Services celebrated its nine-year anniversary. GLAAD has enjoyed its partnerships with NYPS and congratulates them on their anniversary!
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October 22, 2012

LGBT Faith Leaders Leads Host Forum to Empower Community through Faith

LGBT Faith Leaders, an inter-denominational faith group based in New York leads all-day forum in Harlem, NY to empower community through their faith featuring GLAAD, Sharon Lettman-Hicks from NBJC, and Bishop Yvette Flunder founder of City of Refuge.
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October 19, 2012

Morehouse College Safe Spaces Celebrates Spirit Day at EBONY.com

Members of Morehouse College create a chilling video to promote campus unity and awareness about LGBT bullying, especially among men. Guest blog by Marcus Lee of Morehouse College Safe Space.
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