Resources Related to African-Americans
UCLA demographers analyzing 2010 Census Bureau data have found that same-sex couples raising children are more common in the South than in any other region in the United States.
An article adapted from Harvard Professor Nancy F. Cott’s expert report submitted in the case of Perry v. Schwarzenegger in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
A comprehensive analysis of African Americans views on gay people and the freedom to marry.
A brochure on the push for ending the exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage.
African American attitudes about the freedom to marry
A report on the experiences of intersectionality among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people of color.
Letters from national NAACP leaders urging invalidation of Prop. 8.
Debunks the myth that African American voters were responsible for the passage of Proposition 8 in California's 2008 election.
Debunking the myth that minority voters in Florida's 2008 election led to the passage of Amendment 2
An analysis of minority voting patterns in the Florida 2008 election
Print ads, banner ads, radio ads, and talking points to help educate Californians about why marriage matters.
A toolkit on how to have a conversation.
Julian Bond addressing the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force in support of the freedom to marry.
Data, personal stories, and quotes in support of ending discrimination in marriage from African American leaders across the country.
Samiya Bashir outlines the history and current issues involved in the freedom to marry for African Americans.