News & issues
An Open Letter to the Beloved Community About Kenni Shaw
January 03, 2013
The attack on Mr. Kenni Shaw was a shot heard ‘round the world.
Openly Gay NAACP Civil Rights Pioneer Willis Edwards dies
July 17, 2012
CNN reports that Willis Edwards, the openly gay, openly HIV-positive longtime president of the Beverly Hills/Hollywood branch of the NAACP, died Friday in Mission Hills, according to a spokesperson for Providence Holy Cross Medical Center. He was 66. The cause of the death was not immediately released.
"Same Sex Marriage: Another View"
June 14, 2012
The truth is that it endangers children in our community to discriminate against their families by denying the legal protections of marriage to their parents.
MBFA Hails New Poll
May 24, 2012
Maryland Black Leaders Hail New Poll Showing Growing African American Support for Marriage Equality
Why We Support Marriage Equality
May 09, 2012
African American faith leaders, activists, family and friends speak up and speak out on why they support justice for all.
Obama endorses marriage equality
May 09, 2012
President Obama endorses marriage equality
Murphy family profiled in ad for marriage equality
February 16, 2012
“Same-sex couples in our community share our values of commitment and family. They deserve to be protected under the law.” – Murphy family
Marriage Bill Protects Religious Leaders
January 27, 2011
Rev. Larry Brumfield: Same-sex marriage wouldn’t impinge on churches
Governor O'Malley Introduces Marriage Bill
January 25, 2011
Governor O'Malley introduces the Civil Marriage Protection Act