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NAACP hosts ‘historic’ LGBT Town Hall

from The Washington Blade by Lou Chibbaro Jr. A panel of seven prominent African-American LGBT leaders participated in a first-of-its-kind Town Hall gathering on Tuesday, July 17, called “The State of LGBT People of Color in America” as part of the NAACP’s’ 109th Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas. NAACP President and CEO Derrick Johnson, NAACP […]

Mississippi Supreme Court rules that Lesbian spouses are both legal parents to their marital children

By Lambda Legal Today, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled that married same-sex couples should have the same parenting rights as different sex couples in a Lambda Legal case on behalf of Chris Strickland, a non-biological lesbian mother who was denied legal parentage for children she and her now ex-wife planned for and raised together. The […]