Podcast: Latinos under attack There has been an upsurge of rhetoric against latinos, particularly in this season of political debates. Yet again, people at the margin are demonized and meant to feel unwelcome. NABWMT stands against such attacks as racism.
Now Is the Time to Start Talking About Racism in the LGBT Community The LGBT community endorses — marriage equality for all — perhaps the next major issue to address: LGBT representation has been dominated by cisgender gay white men.Gay black men like my husband experience racism as a “double-minority” in stores, clubs, and work. […]
We are anxiously awaiting oral arguments this week, committed gay couples seeking the right to marry will take their case to the Supreme Court. Religious groups are on their side, including my welcoming Unitarian Universalist Church, have signed briefs to legalize same-sex marriage.The faith traditions supporting marriage equality are telling the court that religions, like […]
Podcast: Famous Back Disco Closes In 1973 Jewel Thais-Williams opened LA’s Catch One, one of the 1st black discos in the U.S. Now it’s closing ‘People in general don’t have appreciation anymore for their own institutions,’ says Catch One founder
Podcast on Making Black Men Gay?
Based on a podcast by Dan Savage in the “Savage Lovecast in which he debunks the idea from parts of the black community that gays are stealing Black men in order to “make them gay”.
This is annotated to show relevance to our chapters and the NA
Podcast on BMI Proposal for the West coast Ken and Mack Scott Baron have always been a fan of the Bush Mallon Institute for Social Justice since it addresses our core hopes for the elimination of racism and homophobia. We were encouraged by the recent collaboration on the the ” Reflections of A Shattered Mirror Project” and anticipate […]
Just out: Bruce Jenner. is reported to be preparing to come out as a transgender woman. As a predominantly gay organization we have looked at the homophobia issue related to the T in LGBTQ and it needs more attention, for, as Vice President Joe Biden said “transgender discrimination is the civil rights issue of our time”. Many feel uncomfortable at this subject […]
The NABWMT is providing funding to a UK based videographer Daniel Law to produce a documentary on the homophobia in Uganda. This is in keeping with our support of such work as pioneered by NA Director Kirk Gile and others. NA Director Pat Carron sent the following to Daniel: “Dear Daniel, On behalf of NABWMT, […]
This is the season for Oscar Contenders and I am thrilled to see that “The Imitation Game” and “Selma” are in there. So, go and see the former movie telling the tale of Alan Turing and his team who broke the German Enigma code and saved millions of lives during World War II. Rather than […]
qqAs an openly gay man and an unashamed Apple “Fan Boy” I was heartened yesterday when Tim Cook, the CEO of top Furtune company Apple came out. Although he came out from a position of strength (Apple just had the blockbuster quarter), and though it was not a secret, it is still noteworthy. Many of […]