Issue Brief Several states and local jurisdictions have updated their juvenile justice policies to ensure that the disproportionate numbers of LGBT youth in the juvenile justice system are treated with dignity and respect. These model policies provide a blueprint for safeguarding all youth in the juvenile justice system.
Co-authored by CAP's Aisha-Moodie Millis, this report provides an extensive outline of policy measures that federal agencies can adopt to address the pervasive discrimination that LGBT people and people living with HIV face at all stages of the criminal legal system.
CeCe McDonald experienced the oppressive system of America’s harsh prison environment firsthand when she was imprisoned for standing her ground against an attacker. Recently released, CeCe has become a champion for criminal justice reform.
LGBT people and people living with HIV are significantly overrepresented in all aspects of the penal system, including policing, adjudication, and incarceration.
Report Much of the attention given to LGBT youth in schools has focused on peer-to-peer bullying, but research suggests that harsh discipline policies also foster hostile school climates that push LGBT youth out of schools and disproportionately pipeline them into the juvenile justice system.
Issue Brief As we commemorate the March on Washington’s 50th anniversary, much work remains to realize the late Bayard Rustin’s vision for peace, justice, and economic equity for all, and especially for black LGBT Americans.
Aisha C. Moodie-Mills and Danielle Moodie-Mills write about how anti-gay rhetoric undermines the ongoing fight for racial justice.
For advocates, the DOMA decision was a huge win, but the Voting Rights Act decision could be a major setback for gay rights.
New studies suggest that black churches, despite a reputation for being the most adamant opponents of gay and transgender equality, may actually be more supportive than we are led to think.
Issue Brief Russell Robinson of the University of California, Berkeley Law Working Group on HIV and Inequality and Aisha Moodie-Mills discuss the need for a holistic approach to eliminating racial disparities in HIV/AIDS treatment.
Aisha and Danielle Moodie-Mills explains why Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll's stereotyping and denigrating comments about black women and lesbians is offensive.
Issue Brief Jerome Hunt and Aisha C. Moodie-Mills overview the unfair experiences LGBT youth go through in the juvenile justice system.
The black community’s support for President Obama is not only about accepting a broader understanding of family but also social and economic policies that help their communities, write Sophia Kerby and Aisha C. Moodie-Mills.
Since President Obama declared his support for marriage equality last week, many politicos (including myself) have speculated about whether black voters, who are divided on the issue, will abandon him. The consensus among gay rights supporters and foes alike is a resounding "no." Sure, some black clergy are outraged, but even they admit this issue […]
Aisha Moodie Mills talks to the Advocate about gaining more knowledge of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the African American community.