Tag: black history month

Transgender Black History Month: Lucy Hicks Anderson

ShareTweet In honor of Black History Month, BlackAmericaWeb profiled Ms. Lucy Hicks Anderson, a transgender woman who lived from  of 1886-1954.   According to the article, Lucy was “the first transgendered black person to be legally tried and convicted in court for impersonating a woman.  During the trial, Anderson, who had been living the life of […]

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Lesbian Black History Month: Barbara Jordan

ShareTweet Black lesbians made history too!  Today marks what would have been the 75th birthday of Barbara Jordan.  Representative Barbara Jordan (D-Texas) was the first African-American woman elected to Congress from a southern state. She was known as an outstanding orator and Constitutional scholar. According to the Jordan Rustin Coalition, “Jordan was a lesbian with a […]

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Openly Gay Man Featured in BET Black History Month

ShareTweet BET is making history of its own this Black History Month.  As part of its “Modern Day Black History Hereos” public service announcements, BET is highlighting openly gay activist Kenyon Farrow, the former director of Queers for Economic Justice.  In the spot, he says, “When I saw the way in which my community was […]

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Black History Month: First Openly Gay NBA Player

ShareTweet In honor of Black History Month, we celebrate John Amaechi  - the first openly gay former NBA player.  It was only in February 2007 that he first came out of the closet.  And flash forward to this year and the NBA was embracing its LGBT fans by promoting “Equality Night.” Read more about John’s […]

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Black History Month: Gay Edition

ShareTweet Our new episode of NoMoreDownLow.TV is now online!  We are very proud of our latest Episode 105! In honor of Black History Month, NoMoreDownLow.TV Episode 105 features has an exclusive interview with curator Trent Kelley who gives us a glimpse into rarely before seen photos of black gay men since the mid-19th Century – […]

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Black Gay History Month: Baseball Legend Glenn Burke

ShareTweet Black History Month with a gay curve ball.  As we celebrate Black History Month, we’re going to focus on the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender members of the black community.  Glenn Burke is a gay black hero that our community needs to know about.  And the documentary “Out: The Glenn Burke Story” (broadcast on Comcast […]

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