gay civil rights

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

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.

Hidden in the Open: A Photographic Essay of 140-Years of Black Male Couples

A Houston historian has collected over a hundred images spanning 140 years of black couples.

Obama Tells LGBT Youth, "It Gets Better"

LGBT youth advocates tell him to make it so.

Eddie Long Scandal Forces Taboos to Surface in Black Church

More charges come, CNN’s Don Lemon reveals his own history with sexual abuse, and Long vows to fight.

Bishop Eddie Long and the Lessons of Self-Hate

The megachurch pastor’s sex scandal tells us a great deal about the relationship between internal and external hate.

The Intersection Between Racial Justice and LGBT Community

Our publisher, the Applied Research Center, has analyzed the barriers to cooperation and gives recommendations for moving them.

Liberty Trumped Institution in Both DADT and Prop 8 Rulings

But Congress rather than the courts are the likely final battleground for gay civil rights.