Gender & Sexuality
by Jamilah King on June 11 2013, 12:40PM
Send in your own questions to organizers working at the intersection of racial justice and sexual freedom. Chime in at #CLchat on Twitter.
by Jamilah King on June 5 2013, 12:36PM
We’re hosting our first live chat with LGBT organizers from the South and we want to hear from you.
by Jorge Rivas on May 20 2013, 4:38PM
“It was a recruiting thing,” said Griner.
by Jorge Rivas on May 17 2013, 11:57AM
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice released a video message today in honor of International Day Against Homophobia.
by Jorge Rivas on May 14 2013, 11:15AM
“You’re disadvantaging young people, African-Americans, the poor… that’s the policy of the Obama administration?”
by Jamilah King on April 30 2013, 6:00AM
NBA player Jason Collins became the highest-profile openly gay black man in America yesterday. As with any big step, he didn’t get there alone. Here, a look at some LGBT athletes of color who came before him.
by Jorge Rivas on April 29 2013, 12:49PM
The White House, Kobe Bryant, NBA Commissioner and former president Bill Clinton have all announced their support for Jason Collins.
by Jorge Rivas on April 26 2013, 2:02PM
At a Planned Parenthood gala in Washington this morning, President Obama said the women’s health organization is “not going anywhere,” despite GOP-led efforts to defund it. “No matter how great the challenge, no matter how fierce the opposition, if there’s…
by Jorge Rivas on April 23 2013, 12:29PM
President Obama will deliver the keynote address at Planned Parenthood’s annual gala on Thursday.
by Brentin Mock on April 19 2013, 3:20PM
Two African-American men from Atlanta plead guilty today to attacking a man outside of a store because he is gay.
by Jamilah King on April 17 2013, 6:00AM
Skylar Diggins, the Notre Dame point guard just added to the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock, is one of the most talented ballers in the country. In the age of Twitter, will a focus on her appearance become a dangerous distraction?
by Jamilah King on April 16 2013, 12:36PM
The 20-year-old was forced into the spotlight. And he’s loving it.
by Imara Jones on April 11 2013, 8:19AM
Despite aspirational images in popular media, the community’s real economic profile reveals the cost of perfectly legal job discrimination.
by Jorge Rivas on April 1 2013, 5:59PM
The Human Rights Campaign today was the last group to issue an apology for what they referred to as “two unfortunate incidents at the United for Marriage event at the Supreme Court last week.”
by Channing Kennedy on April 1 2013, 6:40AM
In light of the Adria Richards debacle, Channing Kennedy, Colorlines.com’s white male correspondent, uses the power bestowed by his made-up title to break down a pattern of Internet harassment, racist and sexist micro-aggressions and other methods of enforcing mob rule.
by Brentin Mock on March 28 2013, 3:46PM
Once again, with gay rights in the news, a black commentator tries to talk a fake debate into existence.