Judge: Maryland Prison Mistreated Transgender Inmate

Judge: Maryland Prison Mistreated Transgender Inmate

by #teamEBONY   Sep 24, 2015

A transgender inmate who says she was called "it" and "some kind of animal" by guards who watched her shower has won a legal... Read More

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[Sex & Sexuality] Black Lesbian Taboos Explored in The Same Difference

by Josie Pickens   Sep 11, 2015

Nuanced, full, expository Black stories matter, maybe more today than ever.  As a renewed fire breathes lives into the ongoing Black struggle for human... Read More

Kentucky Clerk Jailed for Refusing Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

Kentucky Clerk Jailed for Refusing Marriage Licenses to Gay Couples

by #teamEBONY   Sep 03, 2015

A federal judge ordered a defiant county clerk to jail for contempt Thursday after she insisted that it would violate her conscience to follow... Read More

Breaking: Activists Crash Clinton Event

Breaking: Activists Crash Clinton Event

by #teamEBONY   Aug 27, 2015

A group of activists crashed an Ohio-based campaign event held by Hillary Clinton early Thursday. Members of GetEQUAL and Black Lives Matter called for... Read More

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Transgender Women of Color Stand Up Against Murder, Neglect

by #teamEBONY   Aug 25, 2015

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   Aug 25, 2015

“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   Aug 07, 2015

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   Jul 09, 2015

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   Jul 01, 2015

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   Jun 18, 2015

“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