Black LGBT seniors struggle with bias, housing

In San Francisco African American LGBT seniors often face a double jeopardy in terms of discrimination. Within the black community, they struggle to overcome homophobia. In the LGBT community, they encounter race-based prejudices. "We've gotten burdened at both ends of the candle. By the African American community, which until recently tended to be more conservative … Continue reading Black LGBT seniors struggle with bias, housing

Honey Maid ‘This is Wholesome’ campaign features same-sex parents

The company behind Honey Maid graham crackers on Monday unveiled a diversity-rich advertising campaign prominently featuring same-sex parents among its collection of real American families. With the new campaign, “Honey Maid recognizes that while the makeup and the day-to-day lives of families have evolved, the wholesome family connections remain the same,” according to a statement … Continue reading Honey Maid ‘This is Wholesome’ campaign features same-sex parents

More Federal Privileges to Extend to Same-Sex Couples

WASHINGTON — The federal government will soon treat married same-sex couples the same as heterosexual couples when they file for bankruptcy, testify in court or visit family in prison. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. was preparing to issue policies aimed at eliminating the distinction between same-sex and opposite-sex married couples in the federal criminal … Continue reading More Federal Privileges to Extend to Same-Sex Couples