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New Poll Shows More Young, Poor People of Color Identify as LGBT

New Poll Shows More Young, Poor People of Color Identify as LGBT

by Jorge Rivas on October 19 2012, 1:53PM

Two studies released this week debunks many stereotypes about blacks and Latinos being overwhelmingly homophobic.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Jennifer Lopez to Produce Show on Non-Traditional Families

Jennifer Lopez to Produce Show on Non-Traditional Families

by Jorge Rivas on August 24 2012, 10:59AM

ABC Family said Thursday they’ve ordered a comedy-drama pilot, titled “The Fosters,” about two women raising a “21st century,” multi-ethnic mix of foster and biological kids.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Rapper Murs Kisses Another Man to Call Out Homophobia in Hip Hop

Rapper Murs Kisses Another Man to Call Out Homophobia in Hip Hop

by Jorge Rivas on July 16 2012, 11:14AM

California rapper Murs wearing a “Legalize Gay” shirt and kisses another man in new video.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

National Council of La Raza Board Approves Marriage Equality Resolution

National Council of La Raza Board Approves Marriage Equality Resolution

by Jorge Rivas on June 27 2012, 10:41AM

Earlier this month the board of the National Council of La Raza unanimously approved a resolution supporting the freedom to marry for same-sex couples.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Former NFL player Wade Davis Talks About Coming Out of the Closet

by Jorge Rivas on June 6 2012, 6:12PM

Wade Davis never came out while he was playing football for the Seattle Seahawks, Tennessee Titans, or the Washington Redskins.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Janet Jackson To Produce Transgender 'Truth' Film

Janet Jackson To Produce Transgender ‘Truth’ Film

by Jorge Rivas on June 5 2012, 2:39PM

Superstar entertainer Janet Jackson is set to executive-produce a documentary that will help “stop the hate and find understanding” toward transgender people.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

U.S. Appeals Court Will Not Hear Prop 8 Case, Clearing the Way For Supreme Court

U.S. Appeals Court Will Not Hear Prop 8 Case, Clearing the Way For Supreme Court

by Jorge Rivas on June 5 2012, 1:20PM

San Francisco’s 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has decided it will not revisit the constitutionality of California’s Proposition 8 gay marriage ban.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Hundreds Of Mormons March in Salt Lake City Gay Pride Parade [Photos]

Hundreds Of Mormons March in Salt Lake City Gay Pride Parade [Photos]

by Jorge Rivas on June 4 2012, 4:41PM

The group, Mormons Building Bridges, said they wanted to send a message of love to the state’s LGBT community, a message they believe is compatible with their faith.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Colin Powell Expresses Support for Gay Marriage

Colin Powell Expresses Support for Gay Marriage

by Jorge Rivas on May 23 2012, 5:58PM

The Former Secretary of State said he has “no problem” with gay marriage in an interview with Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Poll: People of Color More Likely to Support Gay Marriage Than Whites

Poll: People of Color More Likely to Support Gay Marriage Than Whites

by Jorge Rivas on May 23 2012, 12:04PM

The majority of those surveyed said Obama’s stance on gay marriage will not play a big role in their vote for president.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Newsweek Cover Calls Obama ‘First Gay President’ [Photo]

by Jorge Rivas on May 15 2012, 2:07PM

The cover story is said to focus on President Obama’s recent shift on gay marriage.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Black Leaders Say Obama Won’t Lose Support Because of Gay Marriage

by Jorge Rivas on May 11 2012, 1:01PM

Despite hysteria over Obama’s stance on gay marriage experts say it’s unlikely Obama will lose the African-American vote.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Thank Michelle, Sasha and Malia for Helping President Obama's Gay Marriage Shift

Thank Michelle, Sasha and Malia for Helping President Obama’s Gay Marriage Shift

by Jorge Rivas on May 10 2012, 10:09AM

President Obama’s family influenced his gay marriage shift, aides say.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Queen Latifah to Headline Long Beach Gay Pride

Queen Latifah to Headline Long Beach Gay Pride

by Jorge Rivas on April 18 2012, 10:25AM

Long Beach is the most ethnically diverse large city in the United States and it’s gay pride celebration is also one of the most diverse in the country.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Prop. 8 Ruled Unconstitutional

Prop. 8 Ruled Unconstitutional

by Jorge Rivas on February 7 2012, 1:13PM

“Proposition 8 served no purpose, and had no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California,” the court said.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Turns Out Komen Vice Pres. Karen Handel is Anti-Gay Everything

Turns Out Komen Vice Pres. Karen Handel is Anti-Gay Everything

by Jorge Rivas on February 6 2012, 10:25AM

Komen for the Cure Vice President Karen Handel is against civil unions, adoptions, and benefits for same sex couples.

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Why Black Gay and Transgender Americans Need More than Marriage Equality [Report]

by Jorge Rivas on January 20 2012, 6:12PM

Center for American Progress released a new report on black gay and transgender communities and why the focus should be on more than just marriage.

Topics: Colorlines Press, Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

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