Posts tagged "african american gay male"

New Black LGBT Film Speaks Volumes

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After a brief hiatus from blogging, I saw this trailer and decided I had to write about it. The New Black by Yoruba Richen is an award-winning 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.... Read more »

NAACP Seeing More Gay?

This is huge news: The NAACP’s newly revived Worcester chapter elected a 28-year-old openly gay black man as its president this month…and, he’s really hot! Founded more than a century ago to promote black equality, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is showing remarkable diversity in its leadership ranks — the result... Read more »

Marsha Ambrosius' Video Premiere

Marsha Ambrosius' Video Premiere
Ex-Floetry Singer Marsha Ambrosius’ new song, “Far Away,” may have one of the most moving messages of 2011, thus far.  The new single hopes to raise awareness against bullying. Inspired by her real-life experience, the clip revolves around a gay friend who is shoved aside by people in his neighborhood due to his sexual orientation.... Read more »
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Another African American Gay Male Commits Suicide

Joseph Jefferson’s chilling last words, shared on Facebook with his friends, were: “I could not bear the burden of living as a gay man of color in a world grown cold and hateful towards those of us who live and love differently than the so-called ‘social mainstream.’ Belonging is one of the basic human needs,... Read more »