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NBJC E-Digests

In this edition of the E-Digest: Maryland gets marriage equality, NBJC Leadership Advisory Council Member Curtis Lipscomb Wins Black Male Engagement Leadership Award, and FAMU LGBT students take action for equal rights on campus.

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White House Policy Briefing For Black LGBT Emerging Leaders; Demand Justice for Robert Chamption: Click Here to Sign the Petition; Young Activists Plot the Future of the LGBT Rights Movement; REPORT: Laws Jeapordize Economic Security for LGBT Parents and Their Children; Jumping the Broom: Why Black Gay and Transgender Americans Need More Than Marriage Equality... and MORE!

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Don't Ask Don't Tell Policy Officially Ends; Study: Black Trans People Suffer Extreme Prejudice; Obama tells gay activists he is committed to equality; Obama Asks Black Caucus to March With Him; Rep. Marcus Brandon Interview on the NC Gay Marriage Amendment Bill and MORE...

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"Brother Outsider: Linking Racial Justice and the LGBT Equality Movement"; NBJC Hosts first LGBT-Themed CBC Issue Forum; Critically-acclaimed film PARIAH Screens in Conjunction with OUT on the Hill; A Call to Raise Awareness and End Violence Against Transgender Women of Color; Gay Marriage Battle Heats Up in North Carolina -- and Gets Personal... and MORE!

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A Lesbian's quest for motherhood, Jet magazine's first Lesbian wedding announcement, Mayor starts Transgender training program, Watch the trailer for "We Were Here", Creating Safer Schools and MORE...

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Trans Faith in Color Conference; Board Member Leslye Huff celebrates Council vote; Be a STAR!; Gay, gifted and Black; Someone you must know: Darian Aaron; Kentuckiana Gay Black Pride; Transgender TSA agent wins lawsuit and MORE...

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Summer Greetings, Black Enterprise features LGBT in July, President Obama certifies the end of DADT and moves against DOMA, LGBT teens and homelessness, Zanele Muholi photographs lesbians in love in South Africa, Marriage equality celebrated in New York and MORE... Read more >
A New Look for a New Era... Spiritual Renewal, Spelman hosts LGBT Black College Seminar, Phylicia Rashad speaks on loving LGBT children, Gospel singer comes out, Health and financial hurdles for same-sex couples and MORE...Read more >
President Obama Announces International Commitment to ending LGBT violence; Gay Leadership Grows at NAACP; Sharpton Presents Simmons with GLAAD Award; Why do African-American homophobes ignore Bayard Rustin?; The Root Interview: Openly Gay Imam Muhsin Hendricks, and MORE...Read more >