black same-gender-loving men
Before this past January, I hadn't cried since 1999 and the Denzel movie The Hurricane.
Ahmed is joined by a panel of openly gay black men who discuss the difficulties of coming out in a culture where it's particularly difficult to be gay.
Created by Chase Simmons, Dear Dad: Letters From Same-Gender-Loving Sons shares the stories of eight black same-gender-loving men writing open letters to their fathers. I reached out to Simmons to learn more.
To say that a barbershop, street, or neighborhood is safe for all LGBTQ people is to forget that not all LGBTQ people share the same privileges that we do. Would a feminine-performing brother be safe in your barbershop? Would a masculine-performing sister feel safe in mine?
To some in the LGBTQ community, Cleo Manago is a dangerous demagogue. But to tens of thousands African-American brothers and generous funders, he's seen as a brother driven with a dream. And he's perhaps dangerous because he's effecting change.