All Black Lives Must Matter to the Church

All Black Lives Must Matter to the Church

by Brooke Obie

At the funeral for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, who was gunned down by White terrorist Dylan Roof during a Bible study meeting, President Barack Obama... Read More

‘Eden’s Garden’ Explores the Lives of Black Trans Men [INTERVIEW]

‘Eden’s Garden’ Explores the Lives of Black Trans Men [INTERVIEW]

by Kiratiana Freelon

For the first time ever, transgender women are regularly depicted in entertainment media. Laverne Cox, a transgender woman, plays an imprisoned transgender woman on... Read More

Babymaking for Same-Sex Couples Gets Easier

Babymaking for Same-Sex Couples Gets Easier

by Glamazon Tyomi

The LGBT community has made great strides over the last 10 years in the area of equality for same sex couples, forcing the hands... Read More

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

#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

Trans Women of Color Deserve to Be Mourned as Much as Leelah Alcorn

The Deaths of Trans Women of Color Need Attention Too

by Slate

Late last year, 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn made headlines after she stepped out into oncoming traffic along Interstate 71 near her Ohio home. Her death... Read More

Black Gay Men

The Invisible Gay Black Man

by #teamEBONY

Whenever I read about this mythical place in which a person’s sexuality is no longer taboo, in the wake of a handful of states... Read More

[AFRICAN CONNECTION]
Nigeria Legislates Against Gay Marriage, Advocacy

[AFRICAN CONNECTION]
Nigeria Legislates Against Gay Marriage, Advocacy

by Bolanle Omisore

When then president Olusegun Obasanjo declared in 2004 that there were no homosexuals in Nigeria, Bisi Alimi—a 29 year old gay man—decided to prove... Read More

Frank Ocean, Any Day Now, Kevin Keller Among GLAAD Media Award Recipients in San Francisco

Marc Lamont Hill Wins GLAAD Award

by #teamEBONY

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom was presented with the Golden Gate Award by his wife, filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom at the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Hilton... Read More

Morehouse to Offer LGBT Class — Should Other HBCUs Follow Suit?

Morehouse to Offer LGBT Class — Should Other HBCUs Follow Suit?

by #teamEBONY

Morehouse College is considered a beacon of pride in the African-American community, a distinguished institution of higher education with a long history of Black... Read More

Has the National Bar Association Turned Its Back on Black LGBT Lawyers?

Has the National Bar Association Turned Its Back on Black LGBT Lawyers?

by Kimberley McLeod

Founded in 1925, the National Bar Association (NBA) is the nation's oldest and largest association of African-American lawyers and judges. The organization’s constitution states... Read More