#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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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

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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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by Monique W. Morris

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Can 'Restorative Justice' Save Black Kids from Suspensions?

Can 'Restorative Justice' Save Black Kids from Suspensions?

by Monique W. Morris

President Obama’s recent State of the Union address presented an exciting narrative of American progress, particularly… Read More

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Dirty Secret: Online Sex Trafficking of Black Girls [EBONY Special Report]

by Joyce E. Davis

Four years ago, Shayna* skipped school with a classmate who promised that if they headed to a local barbershop, she would show her… Read More

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