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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 […]

Breaking Stereotypes: Spotlight on male family caregivers

by Jean Accius, PhD, AARP Public Policy Institute In the United States, family caregivers are the backbone for the delivery of supportive services for individuals with a chronic, disabling, or serious health condition. They identify, arrange, and coordinate services and supports; provide emotional support; accompany their family member or friend to health provider visits; administer […]

Equality for Belize

Western culture has presented the idea that things are constantly improving overall for members of the LGBT community. However, it is important to recognize that throughout the rest of the world, there are many people who continue to face the real-life horror of extreme, draconian laws and societal pressures that most Americans now consider a part of history. […]

GLAA Announces 2014 Distinguished Service Awards

The Gay and Lesbian Activists Alliance of Washington, D.C., is pleased to announce its 2014 Distinguished Service Award recipients. GLAA presents awards to local individuals and organizations that have served the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community in the national capital area. The awards will be presented at GLAA’s 43rd Anniversary Reception on Wednesday, April […]