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African American Homophobia

It's Official: Gay Is the New Black

Monique Ruffin | Posted 02.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Monique Ruffin

The civil rights issue of our time is gay marriage, and the key players in our country's most significant civil rights movement are on the wrong side of it. The black church has taken on a new role: oppressor.

Resistant Homophobia in the Black Community

Aaron Anson | Posted 12.07.2011 | Gay Voices
Aaron Anson

The very same Bible that whites used to defend slavery, blacks are now using to repress and ostracize gays. Our tendency to use religion as the basis to justify superiority by labeling others as inferior is irrational at best.