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homophobia

Black Homophobia Is Rooted in the Struggle Against White Supremacy

I decided to explore the roots of homophobia in the black community, beyond the most…

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Kim Burrell: My Thoughts On Her Comments

Gospel singer and pastor faces backlash for calling gays and lesbians perverted

I first learned of Kim Burrell’s fiery sermon against same-sex love calling it “perverted” and…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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George Michael

Loss of Pop Star, Gay Icon George Michael in Wake of Rising Anti-LGBT Laws

More than 200 anti-LGBTQ bills were introduced around the country in 2016

The death of pop star George Michael at age 53 due to a heart attack…

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gender

Transgender Awareness Week: #SayHerName

Centering black trans and queer women in the movement for black liberation

Last year was the deadliest on record for the trans community. In 2015, 21 transgender…

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Moonlight

‘Moonlight’: Must-See, Oscar Worthy, Coming-of-Age Film

In three distinct acts, writer-director Barry Jenkins uses cinema to tell the story of Chiron, with an intimate look at his path to self-discovery

Find out why Moonlight Is Must-See, Oscar Contending Black Gay, Masculinity Film by director Barry…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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national coming out day

National Coming Out Day: Your Silence Will Not Protect You

Honoring those of us who are bravely and openly LGBTQ

Find out about the celebration of National Coming Out Day and why it’s important to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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rupaul

RuPaul Wins Emmy For Outstanding Reality Show Host, Beating Out Steve Harvey

He returns to LOGO for a second season of RuPaul’s All Star Drag Race

Drag queen and television personality RuPaul (Andre Charles) has won the Emmy for Outstanding Host…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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trans women

Network of Female Angel Investors To Support Trans Women Businesses

Fempreneur.xyz is first of its kind trans women and non-binary femme entrepreneurs workshop and startup clinic

Pipeline Angels, a network of women investors, has announced the first program of its kind,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Transgender Fashion Show

First All Transgender Fashion Show Set for Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week

Tai Chunn teams with trans modeling agencies to present Trans Europe Express

Tai Chunn, founder of MVC Management Productions has set out to make New York Fashion…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Paypal

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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gay black man

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

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

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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transgender

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…

By Cristie Leondis

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How To

change

“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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manage

Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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