LGBT

“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…

CeCe McDonald:Attacked for Her Identity, Incarcerated for Surviving

Imagine that you’re taking a late-night walk to the grocery store. As you’re passing a…

Queen Latifah to Headline Long Beach Pride Festival

On Saturday, May 19th, The Long Beach Lesbian and Gay Pride Festival will welcome Queen…

[ADVICE] Teen Clothes Woes

My fourteen-year-old daughter has been wearing boy clothes and boxers.  I’m afraid that she is…

“Pariah” picks up GLAAD Award

Despite being overlooked by the Academy Awards, Dee Rees’ breakout film “Pariah” recently received accolades…

[WATCH] The Peculiar Kind:Women of Color Telling Their Own Stories

When I first watched Episode 1 of The Peculiar Kind, a new web series exploring…

Sticks, Stones and Slurs:Does ‘Reclaiming’ Words Work?

From the b-word to the n-word (and everything in between), the debate around words, what…

A Look at African-American Trans Trailblazers

Though February has passed, there is never a bad time to get reacquainted with African…

The (Real) Gay Conspiracy 

Over the past few years it’s come in vogue to make the statement, “I’m not…

NYPD Allegedly Mistreating the Transgendered

Three filed cases of the New York Police Department chaining transgendered women to jail bars…