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Black Church Homophobia

On World AIDS Day report on black community still grim

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

Dec. 1 was World AIDS Day! And international theme for 2015 is "Getting to zero; end Aids by 2030." The national theme for this year is "The time to...

Another Tackle in the World of Homophobic Sports

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

The African American community desperately needs openly LGBT public role models. We need them to come out and denounce anti-homophobic bullying, vitriol, and discrimination.

It's Official: Gay Is the New Black

Monique Ruffin | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.

White Or Black, The Church Has Failed African Americans

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 02.01.2012 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

It is sadly ironic that Christianity has become a weapon against an African-American president and any nonconforming or freethinking African-American citizen.

Resistant Homophobia in the Black Community

Aaron Anson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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.