Lesbian, bisexual and transgender women of color are minorities within a minority and are significantly disadvantaged when compared to heterosexual women. (Issued in observance of Women's History Month.)
The agenda of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights movement has not always reflected the particular experiences and priorities of black LGBT people. This report studies the black LGBT community and its specific needs and challenges.
The fact that there have been very few studies of Asian Pacific American lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people illustrates how they are overlooked and discriminated against in the broader Asian Pacific American and LGBT communities.
Racial and economic justice is a cornerstone in the work of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. In 2009, legendary labor leader Dolores Huerta gave a rousing and moving speech at the 21st National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change in which she urged the labor, race and LGBT movements to work together for a better tomorrow. Watch the full speech below.