Family Reacts to Arrest in Case of Slain Lesbian Couple, Homegoing Arrangements Finalized
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Family Reacts to Arrest in Case of Slain Lesbian Couple, Homegoing Arrangements Finalized

UPDATE: Possible motive may have been uncovered. Earlier today, Galveston Sherriff’s officers arrested James Larry Cosby in connection to the deaths of his daughter, Britney Cosby, and her girlfriend of two years, Crystal Jackson.  QLiC Press was able to speak to the Cosby family shortly after news of the arrest was released. “I’m just in … Continue reading

UPDATE: Father Arrested in Case of Murdered Houston Lesbian Couple
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UPDATE: Father Arrested in Case of Murdered Houston Lesbian Couple

Galveston police have made an arrest in connection to the deaths of Houston lesbian couple Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson.  Earlier today, officers arrested James Larry Cosby (46), father to one of the victims, and charged him with two counts of tampering with evidence in connection to the investigation into the double homicides.   He’s … Continue reading

Global Day of Action Has Passed, But Fight Is Far From Over for Nigeria’s LGBT
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Global Day of Action Has Passed, But Fight Is Far From Over for Nigeria’s LGBT

On March 7, Solidarity Alliance Nigeria, “a coalition of Nigerian LGBT-focused, human rights and HIV/AIDS organizations and individuals in Nigeria,” called for cities around the world to observe a “Global Day of Action” in support of Nigeria’s LGBT community.  A ban against gay sex already existed, but, on January 24 , Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed a bill that both … Continue reading

Update: Homegoing Arrangements for Britney Cosby Tentatively Scheduled, Family Needs Public’s Help
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Update: Homegoing Arrangements for Britney Cosby Tentatively Scheduled, Family Needs Public’s Help

Family and friends gather in mourning as the investigation into the deaths of Houston couple Britney Cosby (24) and Crystal Jackson (24) continues.  Since news of the double homicide sent shock waves through the queer and black communities, numerous  social media pages and fundraising crusades have emerged in tribute to the women.   However, QLiC Press … Continue reading

Bodies of Lesbian Couple Discovered in Texas, Sketch of Person of Interest Released
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Bodies of Lesbian Couple Discovered in Texas, Sketch of Person of Interest Released

UPDATE (3/11/14): Funeral Arrangements for Britney Crosby, Family Asks Public For Help UPDATE (3/13/14): Father Arrested in Case of Murdered Houston Lesbian Couple It’s more than likely that you haven’t heard about it in the mainstream media, but the bodies of a Black lesbian couple, Britney Cosby and Crystal Jackson, were found over the weekend … Continue reading

At It Again: Black Pastors Join Fight Against Gay Rights, Claim Infringement on Religious Freedoms
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At It Again: Black Pastors Join Fight Against Gay Rights, Claim Infringement on Religious Freedoms

What can we say? Same script, different day.  This time, the cast is a group of black pastors who seek 1 million signatures for an online petition to impeach Attorney General Eric Holder for refusing to uphold bans on same-sex marriage.  No rest for the weary, right? Anyway, the Coalition of African-American Pastors (CAAP) claim … Continue reading

India’s Queer Community is “Happy” Despite Supreme Court Ruling
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India’s Queer Community is “Happy” Despite Supreme Court Ruling

Happy Friday! Speaking of “happy,” we just can’t get enough of Pharrell’s hit song! “Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth…because I’m happyyyyy”. The song is nominated for an Oscar on Sunday for Best Original Song and it’s also number one on the Billboard charts. Part of “Happy’s” genius lies in its … Continue reading

Conference to Address Black Queer Intersectionality
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Conference to Address Black Queer Intersectionality

The Center for Women at Emory University will host the “Whose Beloved Community?: Black and LGBT Civil Rights Conference” in Atlanta, Georgia on March 27th through 29th.  According to its website, the conference will “bring scholars, activists, policy makers, community leaders, and others together to examine points of intersection and contention among the U.S. Civil Rights … Continue reading