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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 […]

Gay bars can be mind-bogglingly racist

by Mikelle Street – VICE We decided to take a look at how unsafe “safe spaces” have been in the last 12 months. Last weekend, Rebar went from being one of New York City’s most promising new gay clubs to a glaring personification of the lack of intersectionality that exists within broader gay culture. When the bar opened its doors in Chelsea, partygoers across New York were pretty excited […]