Of the 4,000 beds for homeless youth in the United States, only 350 are specific to LGBTQ youth. Most are in New York. But there is another haven in the tristate area -- perhaps the only one in New Jersey -- that provides space for up to 12 LGBT youth.
In the Spirit of Community-Building features projects that range from the personal to the political. By signal boosting these endeavors, we hope to empower, create, and sustain our own in solidarity and success.
#ThisIsLuv is a "Black love" multimedia initiative that highlights affirming LGBT love in Black communities and families. Outcry from the bi community and its supporters has amplified a conversation about erasure and intentional inclusion.
Who dies? Who thrives? Last week, members of both the Trans Women of Color Collective (TWOCC) and #BlackLivesMatter examined the vitality and visibility of justice movements at NYU. If you were unable to attend the event, you can watch and listen to the dialogue here.
Read part two of our two-part recap of the National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change. Get inspired by how trans and bi women of color and queer youth of color owned their power and the space.
Read part one of our two-part recap of the National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change. Get inspired by how trans and bi women of color and queer youth of color owned their power and the space.
On January 16 - 17, over 30 women came together to discuss wellness and queer intimacy at Achieving Joy's inaugural "Undressed" conference.
What happens when two Black queer women sell all their possessions, quit their cozy careers, and decide to drive across the country in an RV?! Find out in ELIXHER's QTWoC Chronicles. In their final entry, Tabia and Mimie talk about moving back to Georgia and maintaining the balance they achieved while living off the grid.
What happens when two Black queer women sell all their possessions, quit their cozy careers, and decide to drive across the country in an RV?! Find out in ELIXHER's column, QTWoC Chronicles, where Tabia and Mimie Lisenbee-Parker of Purpose.Driven.Love. document their physical, emotional and spiritual journey.
Following the shooting of unarmed teen, Michael Brown, people all across the country have responded in outrage to his death. Catherine Russell, a queer St. Louis resident, has participated in the protests and rallies ever since she heard the initial news.
Dr. Wilhelmina Perry, 79, is a Harlem native and the Administrative Coordinator of advocacy group LGBT Faith Leaders of African Descent. Although she had been having romantic relationships with girls since elementary school, Perry didn't come into her sexuality until she met her late partner, Toni, at the age of 40.