Gay Black

  • The Karma of “Preference”

    Then there’s the smack by Karma in which after disregarding one or more shades of people of color in their “young & beautiful” days that they finally decide to find those once disregarded shades worthy of their time. Then that person of color has one of two choices....
  • Photo of Mr. NJ Leather 2019, Lynx wearing his black and red leather gear

    Mr. NJ Leather 2019: People of Color + BDSM

    Whatever your kink, fetish, sexual proclivity, or identity, there is a community for you. All you have to do is explore and find ways to connect. Corey Wesley recently interviewed the thoughtful and thought-provoking Mr. NJ Leather, Lynx, to learn more about finding and building community, particularly for men...
  • REBAR, Gay Bars NYC, Racism, Gay Men,

    Does REBAR NYC’s Newest Gay Bar Have Hidden Discriminatory Business Practices?

    When a new gay bar in NYC opens, it’s a time to rejoice and celebrate, but the opening of REBAR has been somewhat the opposite. In the first couple of weeks, the new bar seems to be finding itself at the center of controversy. Reportedly, a “posse” of African-American...
  • Gay Black Men, Tyler Perry, LGBTQ, Black Community

    Tyler Perry is Failing Gay Black Men

    Mainstream media continues to use visceral stereotypes of black gay men; images that are degrading and feed into the perception that the black gay community has not evolved. Compared to our white counterparts, the black gay male characters created by some mainstream TV producers are polar opposites. When you...
  • Is It True Gay Black Men Don’t Support Each Other

    “Here’s to Life,” Latrice Royale’s one woman show is not just a show, it’s an inspirational and uplifting journey through her life. I had the pleasure and honor of going to her opening night show and I was pleasantly surprised. It’s an unexpected gem and a show everyone should...
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    Being Black, Gay & Dating in NYC is Complex

    Being single and gay and dating within NYC nightlife is often layered with complexity; a complexity even Einstein would not be able to figure out. When you’re twenty-something the complexity of sex in the city is tolerable. The rose-colored glasses of twenty-something is when blinders of the truth are worn...
  • Opinion, Media, Culture, Details Magazine

    Why We Need More African-American Men On the Cover of Magazines

    As an African-American man who lives for fashion, music, and pop culture it is becoming more and more disturbing for me to see fewer and fewer black men gracing the cover of the magazines loved by a diverse group of men. This is a topic we have to start...
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