London, UK – I rejoice that the ban on same-sex marriage in England and Wales is finally being lifted after a campaign for its repeal that lasted 33 years. The ban was imposed for the first time in 1971. Previously, there was no legal prohibition on same-sex marriage. The 1949 Marriage Act does not require […]
White gay men are not the culprits gentrifying Harlem Rev. Irene Monroe On March 12th witnesses and residents of the area all reported hearing an explosion before the buildings leveled leaving plumes of dust where they once stood. Tremors from the fiery blast were felt more than a mile away. The night before the conflagration […]
By Allen Jones If signed, Arizona businesses would have had the right to refuse service to gays on religious grounds. February 24, 2014 the NFL slipped a memo to the Arizona governor via the press: “Our policies emphasize tolerance and inclusiveness, and prohibit discrimination based on age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other […]
The result? A Grand Jury will weigh weak evidence leading to no charges against the father. The father thought the boy may have been an intruder, when his daughter in a panic denied knowledge of Johran. In addition, the father claimed the boy was reaching for something. Nevertheless, I do see clear and convincing evidence […]
A BLACK GAY UGANDAN’S RESPONSE TO THE ANTI-HOMOSEXUALITY ACT By Kheven LaGrone The bill is one of the most Draconian in Africa. It imposes a 14-year jail term for “first time offenders.” Life imprisonment is the penalty for “repeat offenders.” Failure to report gay people to the authorities is punishable by a 14-year jail sentence. […]
Family, friends, community organizations and well wishers gathered across the nation on Wednesday February 26th to mark the second anniversary of the tragic shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a teen who would have turned 19 a couple of weeks ago on February 5th.
“By tomorrow homosexuality becomes expandably criminalized in Uganada” Frank Mugisha, Ugandan LGBT rights activist was not being dramatic when he made this statement during the panel discussion on LGBT rights at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on February 20, 2014.
On this day, 20 years ago, the film-maker, painter, sculptor, gardener, author and queer rights activist Derek Jarman died of HIV.
Ain’t Nothin’ Going on But the Rent By Walter Reed, Stylist and Fashion Editor www.walterscloset.com I was one of them. However, you should be cognoscente on your neighborhood and your roommate. I first moved to the city of dreams with a suitcase full with them. A retail job took me from Georgetown to Midtown in […]
The verdict is as schizophrenic as the pathology that allows that black boys are a danger to society even as they repeatedly fall victim to the very society which claims to be afraid of them.