African-Americans should be better on gay civil rights issues, and we should be better on theirs

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An interesting, and typical, opinion piece in today’s Washington Post about the black community and its often backwards views on the civil rights of gays and lesbians. The writer ...

MLK’s civil rights group threatens to fire local leader for opposing Prop 8, supporting marriage equality

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Here’s something to get your blood boiling in the morning. I’d written earlier about how the NAACP is squirming a tad over gay rights. Well, now so is Martin Luther King’s ...

NAACP refuses to take a position on gay marriage; discounts connection between black civil rights and gay civil rights

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It’s pretty sickening to watch the head of the NAACP, Benjamin Todd Jealous, squirm when asked about the civil rights of gays and lesbians, as he does throughout this interview. ...

Coretta Scott King: “Homophobia is like racism”

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Coretta Scott King spoke numerous times about how gay right are part of the civil rights movement.
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