black LGBT

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

The Deaths of Trans Women of Color Need Attention Too

Late last year, 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn made headlines after she stepped out into oncoming traffic…

Black Gay Men

The Invisible Gay Black Man

Whenever I read about this mythical place in which a person’s sexuality is no longer…

[AFRICAN CONNECTION] Nigeria Legislates Against Gay Marriage, Advocacy

When then president Olusegun Obasanjo declared in 2004 that there were no homosexuals in Nigeria,…

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

Marc Lamont Hill Wins GLAAD Award

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom was presented with the Golden Gate Award by his wife, filmmaker Jennifer Siebel…

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

Morehouse College is considered a beacon of pride in the African-American community, a distinguished institution…

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

Founded in 1925, the National Bar Association (NBA) is the nation’s oldest and largest association…

First Jamaican Lesbian Wedding

IN HER OWN WORDS: Couple Makes History at First Lesbian Wedding in Jamaica

"You ready?” she whispers, swimming up behind me to encircle her arms around my waist.…

“House Mothers”: Motherhood Redefined for LGBT Youth

Aisha Diori recalls a time when her child was brutally attacked, beaten over a head…

“Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”:Why Has Black Media Ignored the Sexuality of FAMU Hazing Victim Robert Champion?

Pop quiz: Who was James Craig Anderson? If the name sounds vaguely familiar, let’s refresh…