people of color

April 20, 2012

Day of Silence Crucial for LGBT Youth of Color

Day of Silence begs the question: What will you do to end the silence? This is an important probe, especially when it comes to LGBT young people of color, as it asks for a unified front to battle the discrimination and bullying that LGBT youth endure in the school environment. Their safety and academic success is at risk due to fear of bullying and harassment.

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'The Daily' App Runs Article on Transgender History in the Media

Yesterday, 'The Daily,' a news app for iPad launched in early 2011, published an article featuring transgender people sharing their own histories in relation to memorable moments in media and pop culture.

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April 14, 2012

Petition CeCe McDonald's Arrest

Momentum is building as the hearing and trial for CeCe McDonald approaches in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The community is encouraged to attend the hearing scheduled for April 24. CeCe was the victim of a violent transphobic and racist assault during the summer of 2011.

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April 4, 2012

GLAAD Hosts Panel and Training at the National Queer People of Color Conference

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March 26, 2012

Video: Russell Simmons & LaLa Anthony Present Award to Pariah at the #glaadawards in NYC

Russell Simmons and LaLa Anthony presented Pariah with the award for Outstanding Film – Limited Release at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards.
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March 20, 2012

Russell Simmons to Present at 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.
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Guest Post: LGBT Black Feminist Legacies in Publishing

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.

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"Brother Outsiders": Bayard Rustin and Beyond

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.

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