Communities of Color

People of color who are also LGBTQ+ face a unique set of challenges based on their experience at the intersection of two marginalized communities in our society.

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Coming Out, Communities of Color

Coming Out: Living Authentically as Black LGBTQ+ People

We all deserve the right to live our lives genuinely, completely and honestly. Race, ethnicity, language, religion, culture, gender expression, sexual orientation and gender identity should never be barriers to…

HIV & Health Equity, Communities of Color, Coming Out, College

Safe Sex and Beating the Odds

Taking precautions against HIV doesn’t mean you should be ashamed of your sexuality or not enjoy sex - you can love your body and stay safe.

Recursos en Español, Coming Out, Communities of Color

Sobre ‘Salir del Clóset’ y los Temas Familiares Latine

En Estados Unidos, muchas familias hispanas son inmigrantes de primera o segunda generación y mantener relaciones familiares fuertes puede ser fundamental para la identidad de un individuo. La idea de…

Coming Out, Communities of Color, Religion & Faith

Religion and Coming Out Issues for Asian Pacific Americans

The beliefs of Asian Pacific Islander religions may not be any more homophobic than others, but the interconnectedness of culture and religion means that any homophobia related to faith can…

Religion & Faith, Coming Out, Communities of Color

Religion and Coming Out Issues for Latines

More than two-thirds of Hispanics (68%) identify themselves as Roman Catholics, according to a 2007 survey by the Pew Hispanic Center and Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. The…