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February 24, 2011
A leading black gay-rights organization says that President Obama's new stand against the Defense of Marriage Act has especially high stakes for African-American LGBT families.
by Sylvester Monroe onDecember 27, 2010
In today's all-or-nothing political climate, both sides of the aisle act as if the object of the game is to destroy your opponent by any means necessary. This is setting a terrible example for the next generation.
December 23, 2010
This week on the Confab: The Root's deputy editor, Sheryl Huggins Salomon, joins our associate editor, Lauren Williams, and contributors David Kaufman and Lynette Holloway to talk about Barack Obama's relationship with the LGBT community after the repeal of "Don't ask, don't tell," the disproportionate black abortion rate and our celebrity holiday wish list.
by David Kaufman onDecember 21, 2010
With the repeal of "Don't ask, don't tell," President Obama is well on his way to fulfilling his campaign promises to the LGBT community. But some activists still question his commitment.
October 13, 2010
An internal argument is brewing among the nation’s top Democrats, who are divided about what to do now that a federal judge has ordered the military to stop enforcing its controversial Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy.
by Lynette Holloway onOctober 5, 2010
Nominated for a GLAAD Media Award: Black women and other people of color have been disproportionately affected by the policy -- and as one woman's story illustrates, just the threat of discovery can take a terrible toll.
by Nsenga Burton onSeptember 25, 2010
A victory for gay rights is somehow being declared a loss for the Obama administration.
by Nsenga Burton onSeptember 9, 2010
A federal judge has declared the U.S. military's ban on openly gay service members unconstitutional.
by Frank McCoy onAugust 19, 2010
Gay minorities and women are disproportionately tossed out of the military, it appears.
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