The Trials of Triumphs of Being a Black Lesbian

In general, the experience of African-American lesbians tends to be marginalized in the LGBTQ community; Caucasian lesbians are over-represented in media and public spaces. Additionally, black lesbians deal wit...

Where We Intersect

I’m a black, straight woman who’s an ally to the LGBTQ community, and I identify with its struggles.

Singer Janelle Monae comes out

Janelle Monae has come out as a "queer black woman" in the pages of Rolling Stone. The singer has long been rumored to be part of the LGBTQ community, including dating “Thor: Ragnarok” actress Tessa Thompson. ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 9

1. LGBT activists and allies alike are furious after OutVets, an organization for gay military veterans, was denied the ability to walk in Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade. OutVets participated in the parade f...