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

LGBTQI Pop Culture and Media Stars Make theGrio’s Top 100
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LGBTQI Pop Culture and Media Stars Make theGrio’s Top 100

Congrats to some of our very own in the queer community for making theGrio.com’s Top 100 list. The annual roster highlights the achievements of African-Americans in fields such as politics and activism, pop culture, health, arts, and sports. This year it included some LGBTQI standouts we adore. Media: B. Scott is a  YouTube sensation and self-proclaimed media … Continue reading

Check, Please! Who’s Expected to Pay in QWOC Relationships?
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Check, Please! Who’s Expected to Pay in QWOC Relationships?

For many, regardless of your sexual identity, navigating the rules of dating can simply be tedious.   For many queer relationships, where the lines between gender roles are often blurred, the process becomes even more complicated.  And for Nicole Breedlove, President and CEO of oursistercircle.com, a free social networking site for lesbians of color, certain expectations … Continue reading

Queer Women of Color Experience a “Trifecta of Discrimination”
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Queer Women of Color Experience a “Trifecta of Discrimination”

Filmmaker Sekiya Dorsett explains the difficulty queer woman of color experience navigating  multi-dimensional prejudice and discrimination from family, friends and community.   Women of color exist on the outskirts of LGBTQ advocacy. Being shut out by both the African-American community and the queer community is a common way of life for us. Not only are we … Continue reading