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POLL: African American Support for Same-Sex Marriage At Record High

According to a recent ABC News-Washington Post poll, a whopping 59 percent of African Americans say they support same-sex marriage, up from 41 percent prior to President Obama’s announcement. Has the media overstated the predominance of black omophobia?

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NAACP President Ben Jealous Talks Same-Sex Marriage Support: ‘I Hope This Will Be A Game-Changer’

NAACP President Benjamin Jealous says he hopes the organization’s announcement of support for same-sex marriage will inspire hesitant African Americans to rethink their opinions on the issue. Do you think they’re resolution will impact support for the issue within the Black community?

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California Gay Marriage Ban STRUCK DOWN By Federal Appeals Court


Today a federal appeals court ruled that California’s infamous Proposition 8 is unconstitutional, setting the stage for an epic showdown before the Supreme Court. Do you support marriage equality for same-sex couples? Sound off below!

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Gay Is the New Black: limitations of identity politics

By Justin L. Hill 2:04 pm March 15, 2011 In 2008, when I first read “Gay is the New Black” on the cover of the Advocate, I CRINGED at its implications.  Even as I write, “Gay is the New Black,” it is unsettling because it elides, obfuscates and erases many tensions and concerns. You may […]

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