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

National Black Justice Coalition

Southerners on New Ground (S.O.N.G)

Audre Lorde Project

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!

“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.”
“A portrait of what it means to be black, what it means to be gay, what it means to be a Christian”
—Peter Knegt /
“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 /

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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