Last updated on: 2/25/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) Biography

Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

“We have no official position on the nature/nurture debate, but I assume most of our members and supporters would say ‘nature.'”

NBJC President, Apr. 1, 2004

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“The National Black Justice Coalition is a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black same-gender-loving, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people. The Coalition works with our communities and our allies for social justice, equality, and an end to racism and homophobia.NBJC envisions a world where all people are fully empowered to participate safely, openly and honestly in family, faith and community, regardless of race, gender-identity or sexual orientation.”

“About Us,” NBJC website (accessed Feb. 25, 2008)

Mission:

“Our organization and its programs address the problem of gay inequality in America with a goal to increase African American support for gay and lesbian equality.”

“About Us,” NBJC website (accessed Feb. 25, 2008)

Other:
non-profit 501(c)(3) pending