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Transgender Women of Color Stand Up Against Murder, Neglect

by #teamEBONY

Transgender women of color are being murdered. Transgender women of color like us are being murdered across these United States. There have been at... Read More

Let Baltimore ‘Charm’ You

Let Baltimore ‘Charm’ You

by Jamilah Lemieux

“Historic, artsy, soulful.” These are the words that come to mind when Common thinks of Baltimore, Maryland. After filming the motion picture “LUV,” the rapper/actor... Read More

Brittany and Alexis: In Love and Struggle

Brittany and Alexis: In Love and Struggle

by Jamilah Lemieux

It takes little more than a cursory glance at St. Louis-natives Brittany Ferrell and Alexis Templeton to recognize that they may be one of... Read More

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Black Revolutionaries Aren't Bigots
(Rather, Bigots Aren't Black Revolutionaries)

by Tef Poe

While many have pushed against the notion that Black people are more homophobic than other groups of people, there is some resistance against homosexual... Read More

Marcus Garvey

Marcus Garvey, Gay Africans and the Journey to Freedom

by Pastor Joseph Tolton

In August 1914, Marcus Garvey founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association because he believed strongly that people of African descent needed to unite to... Read More

Preaching and Practicing Homophobia: Hampton University Ministers’ Conference and the Delman Coates Controversy

Preaching and Practicing Homophobia:
Controversy at Hampton University Ministers' Conference

by Ahmad Greene and Nyle Fort

“Whatever choices you make, always remember, choices have consequences,” Rev. Errol Gilliard, Pastor of the Greater Harvest Baptist Church in Baltimore, Maryland, preached in... Read More

Former Immigration Equality client, Trinidadian asylum winner, and Safe Haven Awards 2015 Co-Chair Denise Chambers

New Art Exhibit Looks at LGBT Issues

by Souleo

In the artwork titled “The Promise” by André St. Clair and Tavet Gillson, a lone traveling subject walks the streets of a rainbow cityscape,... Read More

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You Ain't the ONLY Woman:
The White Cis Grasp on Womanhood Is Failing

by Lesli-ann Lewis

Before Laverne Cox draped her gorgeous brown legs over a lucky sheet in a nude shoot for Allure, before “feminist” writer Megan Murphy gagged... Read More

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Support Caitlyn AND Laverne AND Cece:
What You Must Know About Black Trans Women

by Elle Hearns

This year, there have been no less than 9 reported murders of trans women of color in the United States. You won’t find these... Read More

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Black Trans Women:
In the Crosshairs

by Don Terry

Tracy is a proud Black transgender woman, determined since childhood that, no matter the price, she would never pretend to be anything other than... Read More