Posts by Kimberley McLeod, GLAAD's Communities of African Descent Media Field Strategist

Marsha Ambrosius' "Far Away" Wins Soul Train's "Record of the Year"

British soul singer and songwriter Marsha Ambrosius won Soul Train’s "The Ashford and Simpson Songwriter’s Award"/Record of the Year for her hit "Far Away."Read More

World AIDS Day: A Recap of Coverage in Black Media

To commemorate World AIDS Day, Black media is raising awareness around the pandemic. Here’s a look at some of those stories.Read More

"Your Body is a Temple": New Study Says Black Churches Have Key to HIV/AIDS Prevention

According to new research out of Columbia University, Black churches already have existing health outreach strategies that could be of enormous use in HIV prevention for Black gay and bisexual men.Read More

Giving Thanks: Three Families Celebrate Tradition

Three families share how they will be celebrating Thanksgiving this year.Read More

Jojo Simmons Sets Positive Example for Fans

After GLAAD reached out, Jojo Simmons, son of the legendary Rev. Run, removed the anti-transgender and anti-gay tweets from his timeline.Read More

Gay Men's Health Crisis Hosts Fifth Annual 'Fashion Forward'

Last night, Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC), a community-based organization committed to national leadership in the efforts against AIDS, hosted its fifth annual “Fashion Forward” event.Read More

New Documentary Focuses on Black Gay Men Dealing with Depression

An upcoming documentary, “You Are Not Alone,” focuses on the struggles and suffering in silence of black gay men dealing with depression. Read More

Community Mourns Loss of Transgender Teen Shelley Hilliard

Family, friends and community members are mourning the loss of Shelley Hilliard, a 19-year-old transgender woman who was reported missing several weeks ago.Read More
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