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Will Obama's Support Of Marriage Equality Keep Some Blacks Home On Election Day?

Irene Monroe | Posted 11.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

In this 2012 presidential election Obama's biggest support base will have dropped precipitously. And it will be because of both the Democratic Party's and Obama's pronouncement on marriage equality.

Black Ministers Come Out On Obama's Stance On Marriage

Irene Monroe | Posted 07.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

LGBTQ activists of African descent have pondered what would be the catalyst to rally those African-American Christian ministers to support same-sex marriage and engage the black community in a nationwide discussion. The answer arrived in President Obama.

The Black Church's Conundrum: What Would Jesus Do?

Monique Ruffin | Posted 07.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Monique Ruffin

Black people have a large gay community, many of whom are less and less willing to hide and deny who they are. Their confidence is challenging the black community to embrace and acknowledge what has largely been swept under the rug.

Umoja Project Unites Black Faith Leaders Around LGBT Equality

Rev. Roland Stringfellow | Posted 04.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Rev. Roland Stringfellow

Thoughts and remarks circulate that reinforce the stereotype that the black community is more anti-gay than any other racial or ethnic group, but a local group of black faith and community leaders recently challenged that assumption.