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“​Taboo…Yardies” Doc Challenges Homophobia in Jamaica

by Souleo   Apr 17, 2014

When Selena Blake thinks about her native land, Jamaica, there are no images of pristine beaches and sunny skies that come to mind. Instead... Read More

Brittney Griner Loves Baylor University, But Its Anti-Gay Policies Hurt Her and the School

Brittney Griner’s In My Skin

by Slate   Apr 15, 2014

In My Skin, a memoir from WNBA star Brittany Griner, sheds light on how she was hurt by Baylor University's anti-gay policies. Griner was... Read More

Sorry, but There’s No ‘Gay Mafia’

Sorry, but There’s No ‘Gay Mafia’

by Michael Arceneaux   Apr 10, 2014

It’s not surprising to hear that Newt Gingrich and Glenn Beck got a hit hyperbolic while denouncing discussing the criticism faced by former Mozilla... Read More

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10 Alternatives to Murdering Your Gay Child

by Asha French   Mar 26, 2014

When the news of the murders of Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson spread on March 7th, I wanted to believe in a fluke that... Read More

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How Nigeria’s Anti-Gay Laws Work

by #teamEBONY   Mar 14, 2014

Over the weekend, the New York Times ran a dispatch from the "north Nigeria metropolis" of Bauchi, Nigeria, where, as it was reported last... Read More

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Is Being Against Gay Marriage the Same as Being Against Interracial Marriage?

by Slate   Mar 13, 2014

Is gay marriage just like interracial marriage? If you’re against gay marriage, is that the same as racism? Hundreds of Slate readers have made... Read More

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Isaiah Washington to Appear on Grey’s Anatomy

by #teamEBONY   Mar 07, 2014

Formerly bitter, embattled Grey's Anatomy star Isaiah Washington is scheduled to reprise his role on the hit ABC television series in May, for at... Read More

Ugandan President Signs "Jail the Gays" Bill

Anti-Gay Bill Signed by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

by #teamEBONY   Feb 25, 2014

Today, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni signed the Anti-Homosexuality Act, a wide-ranging bill that imposes seven years in jail for "the offense of homosexuality" (gay... Read More

Chimamanda Adichie: Why can’t he just be like everyone else?

Chimamanda Adichie Speaks Out Against Nigerian Anti-Gay Laws

by #teamEBONY   Feb 20, 2014

I will call him Sochukwuma. A thin, smiling boy who liked to play with us girls at the university primary school in Nsukka. We... Read More

Barack Obama warns Uganda's Museveni over anti-gay bill

Ugandan President Museveni Gets Warning From President Obama

by #teamEBONY   Feb 18, 2014

President Barack Obama has warned Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni that enacting an anti-gay law would complicate relations with the US. Under the proposed legislation,... Read More