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A new survey examining the distribution of the American LGBT population finds that 3.4% of U.S. adults self-identify as LGBT.
A group that specifically works with dozens of Black Pride events both at home and abroad is expanding its mission to include other areas of interest to the African-American LGBT community.
Tension flared this week between gay and black journalist organizations at the UNITY convention in Las Vegas, after a member of both groups accused the National Association of Black Journalists of homophobia in a years-long effort to keep the LGBT journalist group out of the UNITY coalition.
Nearly two dozen Latino organizations are coming together to start a new campaign designed to encourage Hispanic families to embrace their LGBT loved ones.
The federal government is taking steps to protect transgender people detained in immigration facilities across the country. Read the rest of this entry »
The Obama administration has awarded more than $300,000 in federal funds to four HIV/AIDS service organizations looking to become “community health centers.”
A federal agency on mental health has awarded three leading universities a grant that will allow them to study risk factors and assess protective measures for LGBT youth considering suicide.
PEPFAR, the 48-billion dollar US international AIDS effort, has released guidance on reaching gay and bisexual men, and it may have the effect of tamping down government homophobia in developing countries.
Researchers in Maryland say they’ve figured out why young black men who have sex with men are about FIVE TIMES more likely to contract HIV than MSM’s of other races. They attribute it to their strong tendency to seek out extra-macho partners.
An LGBT advocacy group that fights religious extremism is demanding a Florida pastor remove herself from a local election because of her anti-gay views.