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The Making of 'How to Make the ACA T'Werk for You'

Matthew Rose | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Rose

We have spent countless days wrestling with the same question that many other professionals in the health care field have wrestled with: How do we engage black gay men, our community, around the Affordable Care Act? The end result was "How to Make the ACA T'Werk for You."

The Down-Low Stigma Is Still Prevalent In Urban Gay Media

Deron Dalton | Posted 04.22.2013 | Gay Voices
Deron Dalton

It's as though "down low" were synonymous with "gay and black." Not only is being on the down low problematic, but portraying all gay black men as down-low brothers stigmatizes the gay black community.

To End AIDS Among Black Gay And Bi Men, There's A Need For Action

Daniel Tietz | Posted 01.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Daniel Tietz

The fight against HIV will never be effective if we only address HIV without also responding to the structural issues that affect the lives of black gay and bisexual men, including limited access to affordable housing, homelessness, extreme poverty, poor education options, etc.

White House Convenes Conference Around HIV In LGBT Communities

Charles Stephens | Posted 06.27.2012 | Gay Voices
Charles Stephens

We finally are starting to scratch the surface of the depth of the HIV crisis among young black men who have sex with men (MSM). It was the spirit of persistence to find answers that many of us brought to the White House LGBT Conference on HIV/AIDS in Atlanta, Ga. on April 19.

Cleo Manago: The Most Dangerous Black Gay Man?

Irene Monroe | Posted 04.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

To some in the LGBTQ community, Cleo Manago is a dangerous demagogue. But to tens of thousands African-American brothers and generous funders, he's seen as a brother driven with a dream. And he's perhaps dangerous because he's effecting change.