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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.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[VIDEO] If Caitlyn Jenner Gets Married…

What are the financial rights of same-sex and transgender couples?

The same sex marriage ruling leveled the playing fields for couples when it comes to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Gay Marriage Study: 52% of Negative Tweets Cite ‘Religious Beliefs’ As Cause for Opposition

Social media reactions in the aftermath of Supreme Court ruling

Study examines social media reactions in the aftermath of Supreme Court ruling.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Black Church Group Applauds Supreme Court’s Gay Marriage Ruling

Marriage equality not to be confused as religion vs LGBT issue

Marriage equality should not be confused as being religion versus LGBT issue, say faith leaders.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Supreme Court Rules Same-Sex Marriage Legal Nationwide

SCOTUS makes it unconstitutional to ban gay marriage

U.S. Supreme Court makes a historic ruling to legalize gay marriage nationwide

By Courtney Connley

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Change Agent

Former political fundraiser now focuses on policies affecting LGBT people of color

After a decade as a political fundraiser for members of Congress, Aisha Moodie-Mills shifted her…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Detroit Hosts Town Hall On Gay Marriage And The Black Church

Focus of discussion the marriage equality documentary For Faith, For Love, Forever

Despite media portrayals suggesting complete disapproval, ordained African-American pastors and ministers were given the opportunity…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Documentary ‘The New Black’ To Premier On PBS

Race and religion intersect in the battle for same-sex marriage and equality

Filmmaker Yoruba Richen

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IRS Says Same-Sex Couples Can File Joint Returns

Treasury Department to treat legally married gay and lesbian couples the same as other spouses no matter where they reside

The new IRS ruling creates some complications for the 24 states that do not recognize…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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The Soul Man's Parker and Tucks with Cedric and Nash celebrate their characters' marriage

Cedric The Entertainer Takes on Lesbian Wedding

Comedic actor’s TV Land series "The Soul Man" features episode on same-sex marriage in the church

They are exploring more controversial topics this season.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Change Agents Danielle and Aisha C. Moodie-Mills

Capitol Hill Power Couple’s Radio Show Serves Up Politics and Pop Culture

Danielle and Aisha Moodie-Mills dish on hot topics from racism to sexuality

Listeners can download episodes of Politini on iTunes.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Documentary ‘The New Black’ Highlights Black Fight for Gay Marriage

Filmmaker Yoruba Richen explores how the African American community is grappling with gay rights and same-sex marriage

Will you tune in to watch the doc?

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Why The End of DOMA, Prop 8 is a Good Thing

Supreme Court strikes down federal law supporting class discrimination of same-sex couples and restores equality to California

Allowing gay and lesbian couples to marry merely expands the definition of family

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Why Gay & Lesbian Couples Pay More

Same-sex couples seek marriage rights and legal protections, from accessing health benefits to transferring wealth

It was a day many couples dream of for Mignon R. Moore, 42, and Elaine…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Africa Has Its First Traditional Gay Wedding?

Video surfaces as Africa's possibly first traditional same-sex wedding.

Tshepo Cameron Modisane and Thoba Calvin Sithol, both 27, were married in South Africa.

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Illinois Gay Marriage Bill Advances to House Vote

Executive committee approves same-sex marriage bill.

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has already vowed to sign the bill into law.

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Opinion: Gay Rights are Civil Rights

Why every citizen of the US has the right to political, economic and social freedom, and equality under the law

Why every citizen of the US has the right to political, economic and social freedom,…

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This past Friday, June 24, same-sex marriages were made legal in New York, continuing conversations in the media and within many homes about the subject. While some are celebrating and making wedding plans others are protesting, as the hot political debate continues. The notion of being Black and openly gay—especially in the entertainment industry—remain controversial and traditionally hush-hush, with many artists choosing to remain in the closet. In light of Black Enterprise’s upcoming Black & Gay in Corporate America cover story [on stands July 19] and BlackEnterprise.com’s continued Black Music Month coverage, we’ve highlighted a few celebrity entertainers who are out and proud. —Janell Hazelwood

Black LGBT Entertainers: Out & Proud

A look at African American celebrities who have gone public with their sexual preference

Since the recent news of New York’s legalization of same-sex marriages, political and social debate…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Lawyers For Plaintiffs Rest Case On Gay Marriage

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lawyers representing two same-sex couples challenging the constitutionality of California’s ban…

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Hawaii Senate Passes Civil Unions Bill

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Senate approved same-sex civil unions Friday, potentially setting up the…

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Prop. 8 Backer Stands By Views On Pedophilia

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lawyers for two couples challenging California’s ban on same-sex marriage plan…

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