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African American Gay Men

'I'm Not Gay No More'

Craig Stewart | Posted 11.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Craig Stewart

I've seen the video of the gay man being "delivered" in church. Some find it funny. I think it's sad. And I don't blame him, because it's not his fault. It's the delusion, deception and power of the church (man). Many gay men have tried to pray the gay away, just not publicly.

Robin Roberts Loosens the Grip of Black Homophobia

Irene Monroe | Posted 03.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

While I will continue to argue that the African American community doesn't have a patent on homophobia, it does, however, have a problem with it. Bl...

Curtis M. Wong

'30 Rock' Star Reveals Message For Gay Youth On New Album

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.15.2012 | Gay Voices

For a performer so deeply rooted in physical comedy, Tituss Burgess comes across as awfully moody on his new album, "Comfortable." But as it turns out...

For Colored Boys: The End Of An Invisible Life

Clay Cane | Posted 10.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Clay Cane

The voices in For Colored Boys represent empowerment, which isn't always beautiful and sometimes laced with grit. We colored boys are slapping flesh onto a monolithic image of black LGBT people.

It Can Be Scary Coming Out As Black and Gay

Zach Stafford | Posted 03.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Zach Stafford

It is scary coming out as gay when life has already given you so much to worry about, so much to think about, and so much to struggle with.

WATCH: Are Black Gay Men Just Special Guests In A White Gay World?

Nathan Manske | Posted 04.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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The Faces Missing from 'The Gay Rights Movement'

Zach Stafford | Posted 03.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Zach Stafford

It's time for us to stop saying that the gay rights movement is the new civil rights movement, because my civil rights movement hasn't stopped: as a person of color, for me it's still going.

MLK Day Reflection for LGBTQ Justice in the Black Church

Irene Monroe | Posted 03.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

Each year, I mark the MLK holiday by reexamining King's teachings, remembering that my longing for LGBTQ justice is inextricably tied to my work toward religious tolerance in the black church. And this is why I continue to speak up.