#ThisIsLuv:<br />
Mo'Nique Asks 'Will You Choose to Be What You Had No Choice in Being?'<br />

#ThisIsLuv:
Mo'Nique Asks 'Will You Choose to Be What You Had No Choice in Being?'

by Mo’Nique

I can remember the first time I was introduced to the gay community.  I was 16 years old.  It was a group of beautiful… Read More

#ThisIsLuv:<br />
A Portrait of Sisterhood

#ThisIsLuv:
A Portrait of Sisterhood

by #teamEBONY

It was a chilly November day in rural Indiana. I walked down the street with my sister, my heartbeat ringing in my ears… Read More

#ThisIsLuv:<br />
A 'Blackbird' Spreads His Wings

#ThisIsLuv:
A 'Blackbird' Spreads His Wings

by #teamEBONY

The thought of coming out to my loved ones was terrifying, which is why I feel connected to the film Blackbird, and the… Read More

Imani Uzuri

#ThisIsLuv:
Bisexuality Is Not a Binary!

by Imani Uzuri

Acceptance is a tricky word. I am bisexual. I am Black. I have been bi for as long as I can remember. I came out to some… Read More

Tiq Milan

#ThisIsLuv:
They Loved Me as a Daughter, They Love Me as a Son

by Tiq Milan

I came out twice. Both times were met with a bevy of emotions: shock and awe, sadness and curiosity but ultimately, love and acceptance… Read More

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#ThisIsLuv:
Loved, No Matter What

by Mia McKenzie

When I speak at universities about the intersections of race, queerness, class and gender, there’s always at least one young… Read More

Why Family Really Matters

#ThisIsLuv:
Coming Out to My Sister, Being Wrapped in Love

by Danielle Moodie-Mills

“I think I’m gay." Those were the words I muttered, at age 12, to my sister Nicole on our family vacation. … Read More

Love Wins:  Or How My Dad Became a Queer Black Feminist

#ThisIsLuv:
How My Dad Became a Queer Black Feminist

by Alexis Pauline Gumbs

I am sitting in the passenger seat of a large SUV.  My father is driving, and I am on the edge of sleep. I have spent countless… Read More

This Is Luv

#ThisIsLuv:
Black Families+LGBT People= Love

by Wade A. Davis, II

“Mr. Davis, I have to leave my mom’s home," the old self-identified “stud” lesbian told me. … Read More

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BLACK GIRLS MATTER

by Monique W. Morris

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