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LGBT Organizations Declare: ‘Trayvon Martin Deserves Justice

A coalition of LGBT rights groups, including the National Black Justice Coalition, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, and the Human Rights Campaign, have issued a letter declaring solidarity with Travyon Martin’s family and friends. The letter demands justice for him and justice in his name, highlighting that many marginalized communities continue to be [...]

35 LGBT Rights Organizations Sign Open Letter Calling for Justice for Trayvon Martin

12 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Thirty-five LGBT groups, led by the National Black Justice Coalition and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, released an open letter today calling for justice for Trayvon Martin: An Open Letter: Trayvon Deserves Justice We cannot begin to imagine...

LGBT Rights Organizations Issue Open Letter: Trayvon Deserves Justice

A coalition of national lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights organizations, led by the National Black Justice Coalition and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, today issued the following open letter: An Open Letter: Trayvon Deserves Justice We cannot begin to imagine the continued pain and suffering endured by Trayvon Martin’s family and […]

Obama Seeks Support for Economic Policy From Prominent Black Leaders

Photo courtesy of WhiteHouse.gov. President Obama met Thursday with leaders of the NAACP, the National Black Justice Coalition, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and other prominent social justice groups largely focused on the needs of African-Americans....

What We Missed: International Transgender Day of Remembrance Edition

Trans activists meet at the White House today to discuss the state of transgender rights. The National Black Justice Coalition launched its #BlackTransProud campaign. Find out what Day of Remembrance events are happening near you–in the US. and worldwide. A message to cis allies from s.e. smith: “What we’re asking for is your solidarity and your [...]

Task Force at the ‘OUT on the Hill Black LGBT Leadership Summit’

The Task Force is again partnering with the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) for the third annual OUT on the Hill Black LGBT Leadership Summit. More than 200 black LGBT leaders and activists from across the country are gathering Sept. 19-22 in Washington, D.C., to strategize and organize, as well as educate congressional leaders and federal [...]

Human Rights Groups Urge Public Officials to Reject Family Research Council's 'Values Voter Summit'

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The Southern Poverty Law Center, Faithful America, GLAAD, HRC, the National Black Justice Coalition, National Council of La Raza, and People for the American Way are calling on public officials including Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Majority Leader Eric...

National Black Justice Coalition: "Scales of Justice Tilt In Favor of Robert Champion Jr."

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kimberley McLeod Email: kmcleod@nbjc.orgPhone: 202-319-1552 x 102 Scales of Justice Tilt In Favor of Robert Champion Jr. Thirteen people charged in hazing death of a gay drum majorWashington, D.C. - May...Show More Summary

LGBT Groups Call for Justice for Trayvon Martin

2 years agoLGBT / Lesbian : SheWired.com

As NoMoreDownLow.TV caught black celebrities commenting on the Trayvon Martin tragedy and hundreds of LGBT activists took to wearing hoodies in a show of solidarity, an unprecedented coalition of 23 of the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights organizations issued a joint open letter today about the Feb. Show More Summary

Op-ed: To Help the Trayvons of the World, We Need Intentional Allies 

The executive director for the National Black Justice Coalition argues that we must own up to our biases before we can help the Trayvon Martin's of the world to own their power.

NBJC on NOM: '[D]etermined to use African American faith leaders as pawns to push their damaging agenda'

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

NOM still hasn't offered any sort of comment with any substance attached. Which is fine, as it only means that more groups like the National Black Justice Coalition are going to take the open floor: WASHINGTON, D.C. – MARCH 27,...

National Black Justice Coalition Blasts NOM's Exploitative Politics

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The National Black Justice Coalition has released a statement about the leaked memos proving the National Organization for Marriage tried to pit black people and gay people against one another to weaken the marriage equality movement. "These documents expose NOM...

Black Civil Rights Group Condemns NOM

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

From the National Black Justice Coalition: NOM's memos detail its campaign to direct money to a handful of African American clergy in order to attack gay and lesbian couples that have made a lifelong promise to one another. The organization...Show More Summary

Task Force a partner in White House policy briefing for black LGBT emerging leaders

The Task Force is partnering with the Obama administration, the National Black Justice Coalition and the Human Rights Campaign for today’s White House policy briefing for black LGBT emerging leaders. At the Task Force we insist that systemic racism is an LGBT issue and that’s why our work every day of the year reflects our [...]

LGBT Groups Withhold Support, Express 'Grave Concerns' About LGBT Omissions in Education Bill

3 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The American Civil Liberties Union, the Family Equality Council, Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders, Lambda Legal, the National Black Justice Coalition, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force Action Fund and PFLAG National,...

We’re ‘Out on the Hill’ this week with the National Black Justice Coalition

Out on the Hill, organized by the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC), kicks off today and features meetings with legislators, panel discussions and a town hall. The high-profile gathering, which runs through Sept. 25, is scheduled...Show More Summary

HRC at this Past Weekend’s ‘One Nation’ Rally

More than 40 of us marched under the HRC flag for the One Nation Working Together rally on Saturday, October 2. We joined the LGBT organizing table – the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force, the National Black Justice Coalition, Stonewall...Show More Summary

ABC and 'The View' Refuse to Publicly Correct Misinformation About Black Men and HIV

4 years agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

GLAAD, the National Black Justice Coalition and the Black AIDS Institute on Monday published a full-page ad in Variety calling on The View and ABC to publicly correct disparaging misinformation from Sherri Shepherd and D.L. Hughley on a June 21...

"The View" Doesn't Know Anything About HIV

GLAAD, the Black AIDS Institute and the National Black Justice Coalition are really not happy with the ladies of "The View," taking out a full page ad in Variety blasting them for their ignorance. On the June 22 episode, Sherri Sheperd and co-host D.L. Show More Summary

GLAAD Puts “The View” On Blast!!! Calls For Show To Correct Ignorant “Down Low” Misinformation!

GLAAD, The Black AIDS Institute and the National Black Justice Coalition are putting “The View” on FULL BLAST as the show has failed to follow up regarding the controversial lies Sherri Shepherd and D.L. Hughley were spreading about the “down low” on an episode last month. Details on the flippy In a full-page ad running [...]

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