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

TheGrio Interviews Clay Cane About New LGBT Radio Show

TheGrio, a news site geared toward African Americans, recently featured Clay Cane, openly gay entertainment editor and new host of New York radio's WWRL 1600AM show, Clay Cane Live.Read More

The London Times Magazine Profiles Trans Advocate Janet Mock

The London Times Magazine recently ran a profile of editor and trans advocate Janet Mock and her boyfriend, photographer Aaron Tredwell. Read More

The Baltimore Sun Highlights Black Pastors' Support of Marriage Equality in Maryland

In a letter to the editor, Rev. Jamie Washington, associate pastor of the Unity Fellowship Church of Baltimore, pointed out The Baltimore Sun’s missed opportunity to highlight the contributions and impact of black LGBT-affirming congregations in their editorial "Marriage equality and race" (Nov. 1).Read More

Amsterdam News Sheds Light On New York's LGBT Homeless Youth

The Amsterdam News, New York City’s oldest and largest Black newspaper, recently ran an op-ed focusing on the conditions faced by LGBT homeless youth in New York City.Read More

NBJC's Sharon Lettman-Hicks on Being a Straight Ally and Standing with LGBT Youth

In “It Takes a Village: Standing with Our LGBT Youth,” Sharon Lettman-Hicks, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), writes about the importance of straight allies standing up against anti-LGBT bullying in schools. Read More Celebrates Accepting Families in Oregon's Communities of Color

In their “Celebrate Love” column,, a daily news site on racial justice issues, spotlighted LGBT families of color in Oregon. Read More

The Root Highlights Discrimination Faced By Transgender African Americans

In a recent article, The Root, a leading online source of news and commentary from an African-American perspective, spotlights the challenges and perseverance of Black transgender people.Read More

The Root Announces LGBT-Inclusive List of African American Leaders

The Root, a leading online source of news and commentary from an African-American perspective, recently announced their 2011 “The Root 100” honorees.Read More
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