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Naacp Lgbt Rights

Jodie Foster -- Letting Lambs Roar

Maxim Thorne | Posted 03.16.2013 | Entertainment
Maxim Thorne

I honor Jodie's worldwide television speech and the underlying recognition of the costs of stepping out of the protective shell of privacy about loving someone of the same sex.

Want To Supercharge Our LGBT Inclusion? Call The NAACP

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 09.29.2012 | Gay Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

I have seen firsthand the power of collaborating with racial and ethnic civil rights leaders, but even I was surprised by how a small conversation with the head of the NAACP mushroomed into a milestone for LGBT health.

Whiplash And Backlash

Wayne Besen | Posted 07.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

There has been much talk about a potential backlash against President Barack Obama for his endorsement of gay marriage. But we also can't discount the possibility of what I call "whiplash" -- which is the president's support causing many people to fundamentally rethink this issue.

NAACP's Long History On LGBT Equality

Nadine Smith | Posted 07.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Nadine Smith

This isn't the first time the NAACP has stepped out on principle on an issue that affects the lives of LGBT people. Nor is it the first time they will experience a predictable, orchestrated backlash.