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Gays Are Us, Part II

Rev. Dr. Dennis Wiley unpacks some of the arguments used to claim that LGBT equality is not a black issue.

by Rev. Dr. Dennis W. Wiley | Thursday, August 25, 2011

Gays Are Us

LGBT equality is just as important as other social justice issues, all of which are interconnected, writes Rev. Dr. Dennis W. Wiley.

by Rev. Dr. Dennis W. Wiley | Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Flavored Disease and Death for Minorities

article icon Issue Brief Aisha C. Moodie-Mills explains how a ban on menthol cigarettes will help minority Americans.

by Aisha C. Moodie-Mills | Thursday, May 12, 2011

Justice for All

President Obama's reversal on the Defense of Marriage Act is a victory for equal rights, say Danielle and Aisha Moodie-Mills.

by Danielle Moodie-Mills and Aisha C. Moodie-Mills | Thursday, February 24, 2011

Repealing Progress

Repealing the Affordable Care Act would take away gains for gay and lesbian African Americans and other people of color, write Aisha C. Moodie-Mills and Danielle Moodie-Mills.

by Aisha C. Moodie-Mills and Danielle Moodie-Mills | Wednesday, January 26, 2011

All in the Family

A telling family dispute over allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly in our military reveals Sen. McCain’s strategy of delay, writes Sam Fulwood III.

by Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, November 16, 2010

The Essence of Marriage

Newlyweds Aisha and Danielle Moodie-Mills move beyond the black community’s own “don’t ask, don’t tell” policies, writes Sam Fulwood III.

by Sam Fulwood III | Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Through the Looking Glass

Recent legal changes in Mexico and Argentina advance gay and transgender rights, but also fortify secular governance, writes Jacqueline Nolley Echegaray.

by Jacqueline Nolley Echegaray | Thursday, August 26, 2010

Finding Common Ground on Equal Rights

CAP event focuses on how the LGBT and African-American communities can work together on a 21st century equal rights agenda.

| Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Dorothy Height’s Legacy: Stand Together

Winnie Stachelberg reflects on the life of civil rights leader Dorothy Height and what lessons she can offer those fighting for equality today.

by Winnie Stachelberg | Thursday, April 29, 2010

LGBT People of Color Need More Than Health Insurance

Jeff Krehely explains that a nation's health care system needs to do a better job treating the real needs of all its patients, including LGBT people who are racial and ethnic minorities.

by Jeff Krehely | Friday, February 12, 2010

Health Disparities in LGBT Communities of Color

A by-the-numbers breakdown of health care in LGBT communities by race and ethnicity shows how a person’s race and sexual orientation affect their care.

| Friday, January 15, 2010