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Russell Simmons and LaLa Anthony presented Pariah with the award for Outstanding Film – Limited Release at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards.
Russell Simmons will present the GLAAD Media Award for “Outstanding Film – Limited Release” at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York.
In November 1996, the Audre Lorde Project (ALP) found a home in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn. Since then and for the past 15 years ALP has helped LGBT people of color and allies in New York City and beyond.
Alexis Pauline Gumbs, founder of BrokenBeautiful Press and co-founder of the Mobile Homecoming Project, writes about the legacies of June Jordan and Audre Lorde who spoke up in the face racism, sexism, and homophobia in publishing and in their communities.
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.
GLAAD encourages everyone to spread the word and support their local events that celebrate Black History Month and National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, including those that are LGBT-inclusive.
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.
Today is the one-year anniversary of the murder of David Kato, a trailblazing Ugandan LGBT advocate. GLAAD encourages all people to observe a moment of remembrance in honor of David Kato, and encourages all congregations this weekend to recommit to being a welcoming space LGBT people of faith.
The NAACP recently announced the nominees for the 43rd Image Awards. This year’s nominations recognize numerous films and TV series with LGBT characters and LGBT-inclusive storylines as well as 2012 GLAAD Media Awards nominees.