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Racism is rife in the LGBT community. Gay people cannot call for equality while discriminating against others

— from The Independent by Kevin Maxwell Earlier this week, Jeremy Joseph, owner of the legendary LGBT nightclub G-A-Y, posted a comment on Facebook which surprised me for two reasons – the racial overtones of the remarks, and the numerous supportive comments from his followers that it garnered. Joseph’s outburst read to me like just […]

LGBTQ community reacts to recent gayborhood racism

— from Philadelphia by Ernest Owens Following the recent controversy surrounding the reveal and admittance of a video showing ICandy owner Darryl DePiano using the n-word repeatedly, Gayborhood community leaders have sounded off on their thoughts on social media and in protest. Here are few Facebook reactions: Later Thursday evening, it was announced that the […]

CBE recieves death threat following Charleston massacre

Moments after the Charleston massacre the CBE received a death threat. The investigation into this criminal act is being conducted as a joint effort with Washington Metropolitan Police Department (“MPD”) and other local law enforcement resources. No injuries were reported. Earl D. Fowlkes Jr., CBE president made the following statement: “Moments after the cowardly act […]