Tag Archives: black mental health

Refusing to Reenter the Closet (How to Support LGBTQ Educators)

No one ever talks about the vile and unrelenting homophobia that goes on in America’s classrooms. Teachers all over America deal with homophobia in very deliberate ways. Because gay and lesbian teachers can’t afford to be perceived as gay/queer, we ignore homophobia or pretend it is no big deal. So many educators who are gay/lesbian/trans… Read More »

Nine Things Black Folks Need to Stop Doing Part 4 ( Financial Literacy for Grown Folks)

We must teach our community a thing or two about money management. Until I was 43, I never knew how much money I needed to live and run my household. I knew I was always broke and two maybe three checks from calling a park bench “home”. Reading every bit of financial literacy information that… Read More »

How Money affects Gay Male Couples Pt. 2

Moving beyond simply “dealing” and into more proactive ways of being have far reaching effects. By increasing our awareness, we allow necessary room for reflection and insight from our significant other. Ideally, and let’s assume that this is the case, our life partner is willing to share his awareness of not only his ways of… Read More »