people of color

Are Your Voting Rights in Jeopardy?

New voter ID laws could prevent more than 25,000 transgender citizens from voting, according to the Williams Institute at UCLA. The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) has released “Voting While Trans” resources in order to educate trans voters on what they can do to successfully cast their ballots, particularly during what advocate Laverne Cox says is “a critical election season.”

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August 17, 2012

FIERCE Holds 'Know Your Rights Ball,' Responds to Stop and Frisk

FIERCE holds Know Your Rights Ball for LGBT youth to provide education about dangers of police discriminatory practices such as Stop and Frisk.
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August 16, 2012

Keith Boykin Inspires Gay Youth with New Anthology: For Colored Boys

Keith Boykin releases new anthology: For Colored Boys: Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Still is Not Enough.

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August 15, 2012

New York City Black Pride Celebrates 15 Years

Lee Souljah and New York City Black Pride Committee gets the community excited again about Black Pride.

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June 20, 2012

Communities Rally for 8th Annual Trans Day of Action March

Join Audre Lorde Project, GLAAD and other LGBT organzations to show support for the 8th Annual Trans Day of Action to raise awareness around the discrimination and justice that the trans community faces overall.
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June 18, 2012

GLAAD Joins Silent March Against 'Stop and Frisk'

GLAAD joins nearly 300 organizations in solidarity to march in protest to the marginalizing practices by the NYPD in the End Stop and Frisk: Silent March Against Racial Profiling.
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June 13, 2012

Coalitions and Community Members Support CeCe McDonald

GLAAD, CeCe Support Committee, Trans Youth Support Network and Trans People of Color Coalition, and others are continuing to support CeCe McDonald and bring greater awareness about the issues facing the transgender community.
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New GLAAD Videos Show LGBT Movement, Civil Rights Movement, and Labor Movement United in Growing National Campaign Against Stop and Frisk

Today, GLAAD released videos of LGBT leaders, civil rights leaders, and labor leaders discussing the negative impact of the stop and frisk policy in order to mobilize these movements for a Father’s Day march that will advance a shared agenda of equality and justice.

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June 11, 2012

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Covers Stop and Frisk & CeCe McDonald

Melissa Harris-Perry brings on various panelists to discuss growing number of problems that are affecting LGBT communities of color. Guests include Rev. Al Sharpton and Alan Jenkins of Opportunity Agenda.
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June 6, 2012

Leaders Join Together in Historic March to End Stop and Frisk

Yesterday, GLAAD and several other LGBT, civil rights, faith and labor organizations held a press conference at the historic Stonewall Inn to rally together against New York’s “Stop and Frisk” policy and to announce joint support for the June 17th silent march against police harassment.

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