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LGBTQ people of color are transforming lives in the South

LGBTQ people of color are transforming lives in the South | PinkieB.com | LGBTQ+ Life | Scoop.it

A report out Tuesday reveals an eye-opening fact: Nearly 1 in 3 LGBTQ people, or 32%, call the South their home. And the area is transforming, led by LGBTQ Southerners of color who are devising unique ways to build communities and uplift lives.

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I'm Black. I'm gay. The high court proved there's nothing equal about equal rights

I'm Black. I'm gay. The high court proved there's nothing equal about equal rights | PinkieB.com | LGBTQ+ Life | Scoop.it

The Supreme Court ensured workplace protections for gay and transgender Americans, but all told, Monday was a draw for equal rights.

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The Gay ‘Ghetto Boy’ Who Bonded With Mister Rogers And Changed The Neighborhood

The Gay ‘Ghetto Boy’ Who Bonded With Mister Rogers And Changed The Neighborhood | PinkieB.com | LGBTQ+ Life | Scoop.it

When François Clemmons joined the show's cast, he was surprised to learn he'd be playing a black cop. "The idea that he wanted me to become one of them

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#PrideMonth Encore Celebration of Friendship, Community & Pride

#PrideMonth Encore Celebration of Friendship, Community & Pride | PinkieB.com | LGBTQ+ Life | Scoop.it

Brought to us by Bud Light for #Pride2017, we have the unique opportunity to hear from a diverse set of voices, describing in their own words what LGBT Pride means to them! 

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Major LGBTQ Orgs Across the US Are Waking Up to Racial Justice

Major LGBTQ Orgs Across the US Are Waking Up to Racial Justice | PinkieB.com | LGBTQ+ Life | Scoop.it

“It is critical that LGBTQ organizations do not think the quest for LGBTQ equality is separate, distinct, and devoid of the quest for racial justice. If I'm not free as a Black man, I cannot be free as a gay man.”

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‘Everybody Ain’t Surfing This Rainbow Wave’: Why Divisions Endure in Gay Rights

‘Everybody Ain’t Surfing This Rainbow Wave’: Why Divisions Endure in Gay Rights | PinkieB.com | LGBTQ+ Life | Scoop.it

In the 50 years since Stonewall, many strides have been made. But for gay people of color, the battle for equal rights isn’t over.

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Coming out isn’t as easy as you think for a LGBT person of colour

Coming out isn’t as easy as you think for a LGBT person of colour | PinkieB.com | LGBTQ+ Life | Scoop.it

It has been more than 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the United Kingdom. We have seen some great strides made towards LGBT+ rights – from the repeal of Section 28 to same sex marriage and adoption and the Gender Recognition Act of 2004.

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