Lesbian Tells of Stabbing Ordeal in South Africa’s Spate of Homophobic Attacks

A South African lesbian has described how she was repeatedly stabbed by a stranger in the latest of a spate of homophobic attacks against women in the country. Nxolo Nkosana was walking home with her girlfriend when a man came up behind her yelling abuse.

New York Faith Leaders Support Marriage Equality

“As a Christian pastor, and as an African-American woman whose marriage would have been seen as illegal and immoral in this country 45 years ago, I’m absolutely on the side of marriage equality, I believe it’s not only a political and expedient thing to do, but it’s a moral thing to do,” says Rev. Jacqueline J. Lewis, pastor at Middle Collegiate Church in Manhattan.

Comedian Tracy Morgan Meets with Homeless LGBT Youth, Schedules Return to Tennessee

GLAAD today convened a meeting between actor/comedian Tracy Morgan and LGBT youth from the Ali Forney Center, the nation’s largest organization serving homeless LGBT youth. Morgan also met with Elke Kennedy, whose 20-year-old son, Sean, was killed in an anti-gay hate crime.

LGBT Pride Month: Celebs Who Support the LGBT Community

In honor of LGBT Pride Month, BET, a leading provider of African American cultural and entertainment-based programming, spotlighted celebrities who have publicly spoken out in support of the LGBT community.

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