Tag Archives: LGBT

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PayPal Billionaire Peter Thiel’s Gay Announcement is More RNC Smoke and Mirrors

Trump Republicans support the conversion of homosexuals to heterosexuality, not LGBT rights

Billionaire Peter Thiel, who made his fortune co-founding PayPal and investing early on in Facebook,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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OP-ED: Living Authentically As A Gay Black Man

Your silence will not protect you. Here are three things you can do to live fearlessly.

Far too often black LGBTQ/ SGL youth are punished for being themselves. According to Youth…

By Jared Brown

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Rainbow Fashion Week Is Going Green And Making Queer Style A Movement

Designer Jag Beckford is mixing fashion and social responsibility during her annual New York LGBT pre-Pride event

Rainbow Fashion Week “RFW” is returning to New York City for the third consecutive year,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Orlando Massacre Was an LGBT-Hate Crime, Not a Radical Islamic Terrorist Act

The focus should be on gun control and protections against LGBT people not alleged ties to ISIS

Make no mistake about it that the devastating and massacre that took place at Orlando’s…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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My True Colors Festival

My True Colors Festival Honors Culturally Diverse Storytellers During June Pride Month

My True Colors Festival to showcase 35 films, plays, webisodes, and other works

June is officially Pride Month and My True Colors Festival: Fighting for Social Justice and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Whoopi Goldberg Produces New Transgender Modeling Show on Oxygen

'Strut' follows transgender models breaking into the industry and breaks down stereotypes

View co-host and comedic actress Whoopi Goldberg is producing a new a series about transgender…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[OP-ED] The Key To Healthy Relationships: Self-Awareness and Self-Love

How healthy is the relationship you have with yourself?

To love you, sounds easy, but it’s probably the most challenging part of life.

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Top Businesses Speak Out Against North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Law

NBA questions whether or not they will host the 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte

Several big name companies take a stand against the recent passing of an anti-LGBT law…

By Courtney Connley

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Creating Safe Environments For Black LGBTQ Youth to Thrive

White House Initiative to host Summit to address the needs of African American LGBTQ students

White House Initiative to host Summit to address the needs of African American LGBTQ students.

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Public Television To Portray Transgender Women Who Reign In Africa

Documentary series AfroPoP premieres Cape Verde’s 'Tchindas'

A cinematic portrait of the Cape Verdean community, where trans women are thriving, can be…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Tracey Norman: First Black Transgender Model Was Face of Clairol in the 1970s

The former model finally reveals the truth

Tracey Norman reveals what it was like to be a black model in the ’70s…

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Black LGBT Health and Wellness Initiative Anchored By Elton John AIDS Foundation

Leading civil rights organization expands role to address healthcare disparities

The initiative aims to intentionally place attention on black LGBT health and wellness and to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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‘Lesbians Who Tech’ Summit Coming to New York City

Four-day event featuring speakers from companies including Google, The New York Times, Amazon and more

Lesbians Who Tech’s second annual summit in New York Oct. 1-4 is set to bring…

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MC Lyte, Bethann Hardison, Catherine L. Hughes and More Honored at 9th Annual ADCOLOR Awards

ADCOLOR celebrates diversity in marketing, advertising, PR and entertainment

ADCOLOR hosts awards show to celebrate diversity in marketing, advertising, PR & and entertainment.

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Leaders to Gather at OUT on the Hill Black LGBT Leadership Summit

Panels and workshops to include discussions about issues that affect community

Black LGBT activists and thought leaders will gather with elected officials, faith leaders and young…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Judge Denies WNBA’s Glory Johnson Spousal Support from Soon-to-Be Ex-Wife

Pregnant Tulsa Shock baller can file for child support at a later date

In one of the first highly publicized marriage dissolutions between African American women, ballers may…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[WATCH] Bishop T.D. Jakes Talks Black Church and Homosexuality

Potter's House chief pastor says LGBT community and church can coexist

Bishop T.D. Jakes expressed his beliefs on the black church’s stance on homosexuality and interaction…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Major Corporations Support LGBT Non-Discrimination Legislation

Historic Equality Act is an update of Civil Rights Act of 1964

This week marks the introduction of Equality Act in Congress, introduced by Rep. David Cicilline…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[STUDY] Finances Are Top of Mind For LGBT Couples

Wells Fargo survey reveals how marriage equality is shaping same-sex couples’ money plans

Wells Fargo survey reveals how marriage equality is impacting LGBT couples money plans.

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Religious Beliefs and Gay Rights at Center of Court Case

Colorado court hears arguments by gay couple turned away from cake shop

Colorado Court hears arguments by gay couple turned away at a bakery over a…

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