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Earl Fowles, chairman of the LGBTQ Caucus for the Democratic National Committee, advocates for queer rights all over the world. He is most passionate about his efforts to organize queer pride events around the world. In 1999, Fowlkes founded the International Federation of Black Pride, a coalition of U.S. Black pride organizers devoted to supporting queer people of color. The organization has since been renamed the Center for Black Equity. Fowlkes is the CEO. The organization’s goal is to “promote a...

Out of more than 2,000 lawyers in Cameroon, Alice Nkom and her colleague Michel Togué are the only two prepared to defend the human rights of the local LGBTQ community. Nkom has devoted her life to upholding these rights, as the queer community has always faced violence and brutality. In Cameroon, same-sex relationships are banned under the criminal code. Those convicted receive between six months and five years in prison, and fines ranging between 20,000 and 200,000 West African CFA...

Activist and drag queen, Marsha P. Johnson, was one of the first people to call for action following the Stonewall Riots in 1969. Johnson was a founding member of the Gay Liberation Front (GFL) and later co-founded the S.T.A.R. (Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries) organization, alongside Sylvia Rivera. Johnson and Rivera, close friends for years, felt that the needs of LGBTQ youth were not being taken care of by existing queer activism groups – especially trans youth of color. When Johnson started...

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Today this video blog became viral. John Barrowman, a star of “Doctor Who”, “Torchwood” and  TV’s Arrow, shot his daily video blog near the swimming pool. His...