civil rights

Transgender woman Sarah McBride takes a stand with #WomenAreEqualDC

Sarah McBride, a transgender woman and political activist, is featured in a campaign with the District of Columbia Office of Human Rights to raise awareness to the D.C.'s civil rights laws that protect women in the workplace.

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February 5, 2013

Huffpost Live Panel Tackles The intersection of Race and Sexual Orientation

Huffpost Live host Marc Lamont Hill hosts panel tackles the topic: "Is Gay the New Black."
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June 11, 2012

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Covers Stop and Frisk & CeCe McDonald

Melissa Harris-Perry brings on various panelists to discuss growing number of problems that are affecting LGBT communities of color. Guests include Rev. Al Sharpton and Alan Jenkins of Opportunity Agenda.
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May 21, 2012

NAACP Endorses Marriage Equality in a 62-2 Vote

President and CEO, Ben Jealous of the NAACP clarifies and cements its position on marriage equality for the LGBT community.
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May 21, 2012

Black LGBT Activists and Faith Leaders Launch NoWedge 2012

Black LGBT Activists and faith leaders gathered in DC to announce a new campaign: NoWedge 2012: A Memo to Black America to address the "wedge" tactics that have tried to divide and conquer Black communities.

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"Brother Outsiders": Bayard Rustin and Beyond

Today, on the GLAAD blog, we are taking the time to highlight the life of Bayard Rustin, as well as the lives of other 'brother outsiders' from our history, who dealt with both racism and homophobia as they paved the way for others.

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U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Cites GLAAD in Bullying Report to Congress and the President

The United States Commission on Civil Rights has recently delivered a report to Congress and the President titled "Peer-to-Peer Violence and Bullying: Examining the Federal Response," assessing the impact of bullying and violence in schools.

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