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LGBT Black History Month Spotlight: 7 questions with Philadelphia Black Gay Pride Co-Founder Michael Hinson

Philadelphia magazine –D’ontace Keyes Today: Michael Hinson, DPA (ABD), the director of policy and programs for the Center for Black Equity in Washington, D.C. He is also an adjunct instructor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Cheyney University, the oldest historically black college and university in the United States. He is a former assistant managing […]

Poverty in the LGBT community

Washington Blade –Lou Chibbaro Jr. As the 50th anniversary of the U.S. war on poverty launched by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964 is commemorated this year, LGBT advocates are pointing to little noticed studies showing that the rate of poverty in the LGBT community is higher than that of the general population. In a […]

Center for Black Equity and Pitt Public Health announce HIV research project

The Center for Black Equity and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health are partnering on a new research project to study reasons for increased risk of HIV infection among African-American men who have sex with men (MSM). The project, funded by a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research at the National Institutes of Health […]