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VIDEO: NAACP Heated Town Hall Debates LGBT Rights

ShareNAACP hosted an LGBT town hall meeting at their 2011 NAACP National Convention in Los Angeles. CNN’s Don Lemon moderated the panel discussion that included Wanda Sykes, NAACP CEO Benjamin Jealous, Professor Beverly Guy-Sheftall of Spelman College, Patrick Ian Polk, activist Kenyon Farrow and former NAACP president Julian Bond. The discussion included topics such as LGBT […]

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Who Runs the World? Beyonce!

ShareIn her first interview with LGBT media in 5 years about 4, her new album, Beyonce has opened up about to PrideSource about girl power and Gaga, draq queen beauty tips, her upcoming remake of A Star is Born and her connection with her gay fans. When asked how they have inspired her, Bey says, […]

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The 40 Best Companies for Diversity

ShareFor the first time ever, Black Enterprise Magazine took its annual list of the “40 Best Companies for Diversity” beyond those that simply foster an atmosphere of inclusion and advancement for African American employees. For 2011, this list–now in its 7th year–also looks at organizations with policies in place protecting LGBT employees while also allowing […]

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Strahan Sees NY Marriages As First Step Forward For Blacks

ShareIn an exclusive interview with NoMoreDownLow.TV, Super Bowl Champion and FOX NFL SUNDAY co-host Michael Strahan says that he believes the passing of New York’s Marriage Equality Bill and Sunday’s same sex marriages are the first steps forward to getting the African American community to accept gay marriage. The former NFL Defensive End who spent […]

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NAACP holding first LGBT Town Hall Meeting

Share The NAACP is holding it’s 102nd Annual National Convention this weekend in Los Angeles.  Under the leadership of  Benjamin Todd Jealous the organization is being more inclusive of all minorities. Since the organization is being inclusive they will be holding the first ever LBGT Town Hall Meeting on Monday, July 25, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.  CNN’s […]

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Marriage Equality Hits New York; $400 Million in Economic Impact Likely

ShareIn the throes of a sweltering heatwave, at 12:01 AM on Sunday, July 24, marriage equality becomes law in New York. As the Empire State becomes the 6th and largest to allow same-sex marriage, thousands of couples will say “I do,” with dozens of cities and towns opening their offices specifically to issue marriage licenses. […]

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