JAY-Z Fall Tour for '4:44' Album

JAY-Z to Receive Award from GLAAD

by Bianca Garwood   Jan 19, 2018

JAY-Z will be honored by The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) with a special recognition award at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media... Read More

Don Lemon Gives Moving Speech While Accepting GLAAD

Don Lemon Gives Moving Speech While Accepting GLAAD

by Shantell E. Jamison   Sep 14, 2017

Don Lemon is a very outspoken man. Couple that with being Black in America and having internationally viewed platform and you have a force... Read More

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EBONY.com Goes Purple for #SpiritDay

by Tiq Milan   Oct 16, 2014

For the last five years, GLAAD has rallied the masses to ‘go purple’ for Spirit Day as a show of solidarity against the bullying... Read More

GLAAD to Straights:
‘Come Out for Equality’

GLAAD to Straights:
‘Come Out for Equality’

by #teamEBONY   Apr 18, 2013

GLAAD, the nation’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy and anti-defamation organization, today officially launched a new public service announcement campaign helmed... Read More

Azealia Banks:
A Pioneer with a Poor Choice of Words

Azealia Banks:
A Pioneer with a Poor Choice of Words

by Michael Arceneaux   Feb 21, 2013

Do I agree with Azealia Banks when she says “ Faggot means coward, liar, backstabber…….?” No and the same can be said of her... Read More

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Kobe Bryant Scolds Fans For Using ‘Gay’ as an Insult

by GLAAD   Feb 12, 2013

When we talk about the casual homophobia that exists in the world of sports, this is exactly the result we want to see. Before the ref... Read More

THE KING OF QUEENS:
Why RuPaul Matters

THE KING OF QUEENS:
Why RuPaul Matters

by Tracey Ross   Jan 28, 2013

This year marks 20 years since RuPaul first hit the national stage with his debut album, Supermodel of the World, and quickly rose to... Read More

Obama Urges Illinois Lawmakers to Legalize Gay Marriage

Obama Urges Illinois Lawmakers to Legalize Gay Marriage

by #teamEBONY   Dec 31, 2012

According to The Chicago-Sun Times, the president urged lawmakers in his home state of Illinois to legalize marriage equality. The state’s General Assembly is set to vote on the issue... Read More

(Re) Defending Our Right to Vote

(Re) Defending Our Right to Vote

by Daryl Hannah   Oct 09, 2012

My grandfather had twelve children and was two years shy of 50 when he voted for the first time. A product of the segregated... Read More

“House Mothers”: Motherhood Redefined for LGBT Youth

“House Mothers”: Motherhood Redefined for LGBT Youth

by Marcus Brock   May 11, 2012

Aisha Diori recalls a time when her child was brutally attacked, beaten over a head with a bottle and sent to the hospital. She’s... Read More