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Lgbt African Americans

Morehouse Offers LGBTQ Course: A Student's Perspective

Marcus Lee | Posted 03.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Marcus Lee

The psychic distance between tolerance and acceptance is congruent to the emotional difference between a bleak handshake and a brotherly hug... Tolerance is not enough, and there is no room for neutrality.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

A Midwestern Kind Of Movement Serves Detroit's LGBT African Americans | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 06.01.2012 | Detroit

After years spent dedicating his spare time to educate and advocate for LGBT African Americans, Curtis Lipscomb is feeling rejuvenated and ready for t...

Listen Up, NOM: Racism And Homophobia Are Not Welcome In Our Communities

Iván Espinoza-Madrigal | Posted 05.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Iván Espinoza-Madrigal

The assumption underlying NOM's divide-and-conquer strategy is that people of color are already homophobic, or can be easily pushed there. This fundamental misunderstanding of people of color and the failure to appreciate the diversity within the LGBT community are deeply troubling.

Queer Bronzeville, 1920: African American LGBTs On Chicago's South Side

Posted 03.03.2012 | Chicago

Story by Tristan Cabello, courtesy the Windy City Times: In the early 1920s, African American LGBTs were integrated to Bronzeville's mainstream cul...

The Preponderance of Flatscreen TVs Doesn't Mean LGBT Characters of Color Have to Flatline

Tina Mabry | Posted 02.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Tina Mabry

A string of TV series that portray well-rounded LGBT characters has helped challenge stereotypes and set the table for acceptance. Unfortunately, there have not been many TV series that portray LGBT African Americans.