With so much attention being focused on black bodies, Black Pride celebrations are more important than ever.
Unless a federal appeals court intervenes, new restrictions on who can vote will go into effect this fall in North Carolina.
Their demands, posted online, include "more funding for organizations whose primary constituencies are of under-represented groups," including students who are LGBT.
Local leaders denounced the anti-LGBT legislation as a throwback to Jim Crow-era segregation, and said they are ready to once again employ tactics that were effective to fight those unjust laws.
When the protesters repeatedly interrupted the former president's speech, he launched into a long, loud defense of his record, as well as Hillary Clinton's.
A wholly original take on the black gay experience is packing crowds from Boston to Cleveland.
Michael Sam spoke about the misconceptions of homophobia in the black community, and how racism is prevalent in the gay community.