Category Archives

18 Articles

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 […]

Giving hope, help to young gay men

The Inquirer –Kevin Riordan With same-sex marriage on the rise nationwide and celebrities coming out all over the place, one might suppose that young gay men’s lives have become “easy, breezy, and free,” says Jerome T. Pipes. This seems particularly true when compared with my own youthful emergence from the closet, back in the day […]

Young Black Gay Men’s Leadership Initiative releases a tool to help young people understand the Affordable Care Act.

October 23, 2013 From National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition (NBGMAC) With the coming of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the nation must prepare for a turning point in health care for US citizens. However, despite the possibilities and promises of the ACA, the law still hinges on our collective ability to inform and get […]