Black Gay Men
The CNN anchor also talked about his reaction to reports that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett, who is black and openly gay, was attacked in Chicago.
The series by the "Master of None" co-writer and "The Read" podcaster will follow a young, gay black man navigating "adulthood and responsibility" in NYC.
One contestant speaks candidly of the struggle he faced coming out as a gay black man.
"You may want to take my words to heart if you’d like to live up to those progressive memes you share on Facebook all the time."
It is time to get your mind and spirit right. Now is the moment to be extremely honest. It is of the utmost importance to get very clear about who you are and what you expect for your life with a partner.
The impact of HIV on the lives of black gay men, must not be seen as a failure to access and navigate healthcare institutions
Emotionally winded, she spots a handsome man (Anslem Richardson) sitting at table nearby and asks if she can join him. He nods. They chat. He says he's a travel photographer. She says she's a travel writer. You sense at least one of them is lying.
In the 80’s and early 90’s, Black gay men often flocked to a sacred space - the dance floor - if only for a few hours.
The world will have been a better place for knowing you.
I was lucky enough to find a relationship with God at an early age. My family owned a church, so the majority of my adolescence was spent being hauled back and forth to every church service you can imagine.
It's a staggering and dire statistic — one that reinforces the dreadful sense that clouds my life and the lives of so many
History has shown us that people will fight for love's integrity, even when it is against popular opinion, violating both state and federal laws, and possibly causing them their lives.
What's sad to me is that we have bought into the propaganda that black masculinity and gayness are mutually exclusive. For this very reason, there is a host of gay black men who are comfortable being silent.
Culture & Arts
The comic is a smartly drawn, intelligently presented primer on HIV prevention, particularly in relation to young, black gay men in Britain.
Have you ever looked at your life and realized that you are, in one way or another, just a statistic? Growing up as a Black gay man in America, you are inundated with statistics about who you are.
You are an exceptional black gay man. It will take time to unlearn the self-hate and demeaning homophobic structures your church, community and family instilled in you, but when you finally do, you'll be such a better person.