LGBT Discrimination Law: 54 Arrested at North Carolina Statehouse

LGBT Discrimination Law: 54 Arrested at North Carolina Statehouse

by #teamEBONY   Apr 26, 2016

A day of protests and arrests around North Carolina’s statehouse marked what’s likely to be weeks of impassioned debate over a law limiting protections... Read More

Mississippi Passes ‘Religious Freedom’ Law Despite LGBT Opposition

Mississippi Passes ‘Religious Freedom’ Law Despite LGBT Opposition

by #teamEBONY   Apr 05, 2016

Despite sharp criticism nationwide, Mississippi has enacted a "religious freedom" law that supporters say protects the rights of those who say they are guided... Read More

Couple Detained At Kuwait Prison to Be Released

Couple Detained At Kuwait Prison to Be Released

by #teamEBONY   Apr 05, 2016

An American couple detained in a Kuwait prison will now go free. U.S Army Veteran Monique Coverson and her partner, Larissa Joseph were sentenced... Read More

african american man

The Gap Between Black & White Understanding of LGBTs

by Greg Simms Jr.   Mar 28, 2016

I was eating dinner with my girlfriend's best friends. Her besties are a gay male couple. A white gay male couple. Truth be told, I'd never... Read More

Prairie View Women’s Basketball Coach Dawn Brown Fired

Prairie View Women’s Basketball Coach Dawn Brown Fired

by #teamEBONY   Mar 23, 2016

Prairie View A&M University announced  Wednesday that women's basketball coach Dawn Brown would not be returning to lead the program next season. But Brown... Read More

EBONY Magazine February 2016

Unbreakable: Love Pushing Through the Challenges

by Gee Session-Smalls   Feb 12, 2016

In the game of love, being Black and gay means being dealt two automatic strikes before you even step up to the plate. Learning... Read More

EBONY Magazine February 2016

Love Looks Like Me

by Linda Villarosa   Feb 12, 2016

For years and years, I never had a serious Black girlfriend. I dated White women and didn’t think it mattered. As a Black lesbian,... Read More

For Transgender Community, Legal Hurdles Require Extra Help

For Transgender Community, Legal Hurdles Require Extra Help

by Princess Gabbara   Jan 08, 2016

While working at an organization that focuses on homeless LGBT youth, Racquelle Trammell, a 28-year-old transgender woman from Detroit, never thought that taking everyone... Read More

Black, Gifted and Whole: Creating a Voice for Gay Men

Black, Gifted and Whole: Creating a Voice for Gay Men

by Shantell E. Jamison   Oct 27, 2015

Guy Anthony is a man who wants to make a difference. We all do to a degree, but Guy is taking his dreams a... Read More

Clerk Jailed Over Gay Marriages Claims Pope Encouraged Her

Clerk Jailed Over Gay Marriages Claims Pope Encouraged Her

by #teamEBONY   Sep 30, 2015

Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who went to jail for defying a federal court's orders to issue same-sex marriage licenses says she briefly met... Read More