iOS app Android app

Black Gay

A History of Throwing Shade for Black Women and Gay White Men

Antwaun Sargent | Posted 09.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Antwaun Sargent

We all can do better at deploying language, style and dance moves that has cultural attachments that are not our own in such a way that it feels inclusive. There is no one to one scale of oppression that allows any group to place a claim on another's culture even if they share aspects of the same identity.

Tongues Untied: Shade Culture -- Throwing Shade, Reflecting Light

Darnell L. Moore | Posted 05.29.2013 | Gay Voices
Darnell L. Moore

It can be quite easy for us to direct the negative energy that is projected at us within a largely homophobic and transphobic, racist society toward one another. It seems that "throwing shade" is the only way some of us know how to relate.