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Bishop T.D. Jakes talks LGBT community and black church.   (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Bishop T.D. Jakes Take On The LGBT Community, Black Church Coexisting

In a recent interview on Huffington Post Live, Bishop T.D. Jakes expressed his views and believes that the LGBT community and black church will be able to coexist peacefully.

08/10/2015

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Rainbow on the Green 6-7-15

Chad Pitt from MIX 96-5 discusses the upcoming Rainbow on the Green event with the President of Discovery Green: Barry Mandel. Rainbow on the Green returns Friday, June 12, 2015! This year’s lineup features Derrick Barry as Lady Gaga and Britney Spears, one of RuPaul’s Drag Race top 5 contestants, Coco Montrese, a live performance from international best-selling recording artist Reina, and Grammy nominated Marie-Claire “Amber” Cremers will dance on the Anheuser-Busch stage.

CBS Houston–06/07/2015

"Duck Dynasty" star Phil Robertson speaks during the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 29, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Duck Dynasty’ Star: ‘It’s All A Spiritual Warfare’

“Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson calls criticism of his comments about homosexuality part of a “spiritual warfare.”

05/30/2014

Gay and lesbian groups say Phil Robertson's anti-gay remarks in a magazine interview should disqualify him from being honored. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images )

Professors Walk Out Of Graduation To Protest ‘Duck Dynasty’ Star’s Award

Gay and lesbian groups say they were offended by Robertson’s anti-gay remarks in a magazine interview.

05/28/2014

Bill Russell laughs as he speaks about his father during the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (credit: Ricardo B. Brazziell-Pool/Getty Images)

Bill Russell: ‘All Great Fortunes Are Amassed With Either Cheap Or Slave Labor’

NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell said Wednesday that gay athletes’ current fight for equality and acceptance reminds him of some of the same struggles black athletes faced in the 1960s.

04/10/2014

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Okla. Bill That Allows Business Owners To Refuse Service To Gays Over Religious Beliefs To Be Rewritten

An Oklahoma bill that would allow business owners with strongly held religious beliefs to refuse service to gays will be rewritten and likely won’t be considered in its current form this legislative session, the measure’s House author said Tuesday.

02/26/2014

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Gay Couples Fight For Right To Divorce

Lauren Beth Czekala-Chatham wants to force Mississippi, one of the America’s most conservative states, to recognize her same-sex marriage. She hopes to do so by getting a divorce.

12/02/2013

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Texas County Adopts Policy To Protect LGBT Inmates

The sheriff of Houston’s Harris County has adopted a sweeping policy designed to protect and guarantee equal treatment of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender inmates, including allowing transgender individuals to be housed based on the gender they identify with instead of their biological sex.

11/14/2013

The 43rd annual San Francisco Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Celebration & Parade makes its way down Market St. on June 30, 2013, in San Francisco, Calif. (credit: Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

San Antonio Approves Anti-Bias Protections For LGBT Residents

San Antonio’s leaders on Thursday approved anti-bias protections for gay and transgender residents, despite the disapproval of top Texas Republicans and religious conservatives who packed a City Council hearing and occasionally shamed supporters for comparing the issue to the civil rights movement.

09/05/2013

WNBA prospect Brittney Griner poses for a portrait prior to the 2013 WNBA Draft Presented By State Farm on April 15, 2013 at ESPN in Bristol, Conn. (credit: Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Top WNBA Pick Brittney Griner Admits She Is A Lesbian

Before they were college basketball stars and the future of the WNBA, Brittney Griner, Skylar Diggins and Elena Delle Donne had something else in common: They were all bullied when they were kids.

04/19/2013

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