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The State of Fair Housing

Washington D.C. - As we prepare to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. it is important to note that this year...

For Black Women, Being Called the Democrats’ ‘Backbone’ Is No Compliment

Black women voters in the recent Alabama U.S. Senate race are being thanked for “saving” the state from Republican candidate Roy Moore, a homophobe,...

My black lesbian body is a target for police brutality

The reality of unarmed African American women- LBTQ, gender nonconforming and straight- being beaten, profiled, sexually violated and murdered by law enforcement officials with...

Support the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017 (S. 1917)

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee urging support for the Sentencing Reform and Corrections...

Donna Brazile’s revenge with “Hacks”

Since the election of Donald Trump, most Americans on both sides of the political aisle feel American democracy is under siege. The infighting going...

Don’t Blame the Transgender Community, Blame SF City Hall for Killing...

For decades, San Francisco; “Everybody’s favorite city”, has been hiding its racism behind the cloak of “Diversity” and “Equality for all.” These two references...

John Kelly needs a queer history lesson on the Civil War

Boston-born White House chief of staff John Kelly’s recent remark on Laura Ingraham’s new Fox News show reopened a divide so deep in this...

The Matthew Shepard murder revisited

With October being LGBTQ History Month it allows the LGBTQ community to look back at historical events. And Matthew Shepard’s murder is one of...

LGBTQ History Month’s emerging canon

Winston Churchill once said that “History is written by the winners.” When the Stonewall Riots occurred in 1969 the history of more than a...

Where is the assistance for those hit by Hurricane Maria?

WASHINGTON, D.C. - AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT TRUMP AND CONGRESS Our nation has been rocked by three catastrophic hurricanes over the past five weeks....