The Advocate asked Human Rights First advocacy counsel Shawn Gaylord to compile a list of five of the most significant developing stories regarding LGBT rights, equality and threats to our community worldwide.
This 1985 essay by Barbara Smith, a scholar-activist who made contributions to social justice movements in civil rights, feminism, lesbian and gay liberation, anti-racism, and black feminism, recalls early moments of intersectionality between African-American and LGBT rights movements, yet resonates today in the wake of Ferguson.
After a storied career fighting illegal retaliation against low-wage workers and cases involving human trafficking, Kevin Kish is tapped to lead an agency beset by allegations.
Read this exclusive 1986 interview between Bayard Rustin and Joseph Beam about gay rights, which is now available in the republished book Time on Two Crosses: The Collected Writings of Bayard Rustin.
It's time to kick things up a notch.
The firefighters objected to the parade assignment on religious grounds, but the state Supreme Court said they were required simply to perform a duty, not endorse the parade.