These are organizations at the forefront of advancing racial justice and LGBT Equality:

National Black Justice Coalition
www.nbjc.org

Southerners on New Ground (S.O.N.G)
www.southernersonnewground.org

Audre Lorde Project
www.alp.org

The Love Free or Die: Friends & Family Plan is a powerful online tool created by the documentary  team  behind the award winning film  Love Free or Die.  The purpose of the tool is to motivate and equip pro-LGBT people to move our loved ones who are conflicted because of their faith convictions. It includes the best research, strategies, messages and resources to help you prepare – giving you a totally personalized report. Do you have a favorite aunt, a best friend, a parent who loves you but votes against LGBT equality? Help them stand on the right side of history!
www.friendsandfamilyplan.org

“Essential viewing.”
—Martin Tsai / LA Times
“This is a film that should be seen beyond the LGBT community… put this at the top of your list.”
—Dawn Baumgartner Vaughan / The Herald Sun
“Excellent, important and empowering film directed by Yoruba Richen about how the passage of proposition 8 was over the board unfairly put on diverse black religious groups. The efforts of black LGBT activists in Maryland to pass gay marriage is chronicled.”
—Moira Sullivan / Examiner
“An imperative new documentary”
—Peter Knegt / Indiewire
“Hands down a thought provoking film with equal parts energy and pathos”
—Jason Coleman / Star Pulse
“Five stars.”
—Jason Coleman / Star Pulse
“Riveting… eye-opening stuff”
—Jason Coleman / Star Pulse
“Its true subject, in the words of one activist, is nothing less than “the unfinished business of black people being free.””
—Village Voice / Village Voice
“The best among several films that tangle with the role religion plays in the lives of America’s queers.”
—KQED / NPR
“A portrait of what it means to be black, what it means to be gay, what it means to be a Christian”
—Peter Knegt / Indiewire.com
“A startling multi-layered documentary.”
—Jason Coleman / Star Pulse
“Richen engages boldly with tricky issues”
—Michelle Orange / The Village Voice
“A must-see for anyone, regardless of where you stand politically.”
—Film Equals / FIlmequals.com

The New Black


The New Black is a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights. Continue Reading

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