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Statement on Orlando shootings

It is with great sadness that we join the families, friends and communities to mourn the lives of those who were murdered in the “act of terror” at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Fla. early this past Sunday. Unfortunately, LGBT individuals bare the brunt of victimization when it comes to hate crimes in America today according […]

‘These are human beings’: Jackson City Council passes resolution against HB 1523

— from Jackson Free Press by Tim Summers Jr. Late tonight, the Jackson City Council unanimously passed a resolution proclaiming their opposition to the controversial Mississippi House Bill 1523 just less than 10 hours after Gov. Phil Bryant signed it into law today. The resolution mirrors Biloxi’s resolution but with added amendments. “We know we […]

Hampton University welcomes their first LGBTQ organization

HuffPost | Matthew Gates, Broadcast Journalism Student at Hampton University On Feb. 4, 2016, us students at Hampton University received notice that our first LGBTQ organization was approved by administration. We call our organization “Mosaic,” an acronym defined as “Motivating Open-minded Social Acceptance and Inspiring Change.” This group is a safe space for queer Hampton […]