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HBCU Summit Brings Gay, Lesbian and Transgender Issues to the Table

This event is the first of its kind. It brought together nine HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) to talk exclusively about LGBT issues on campuses, last month. Which is unheard of because it’s still considered a taboo subject on many Black college campuses. The summit took place at Atlanta’s HBCU Spelman College and they hoped open the dialogue... Read more »

African American Gay Teen Commits Suicide

It really feels like this will not end.  Another teen, a 19-year-old former Howard University student Aiyisha Hassan committed suicide on October 4th. She appears to be the seventh LGBT teen to make the headlines for committing suicide in the past five weeks. Some reports suggest the former HU student was struggling with her sexuality.... Read more »