Author Archives: Anthony

Visionaries and Truthtellers Presents: From The Price is Right to HIV activist (video)

Mark S. King is a writer, activist and overall great guy. We met a decade ago and he encouraged me to share my thoughts (on life as a black, gay middle aged man) online. Mark continues to challenge all forms of domination. Recently, the Association of LGBTQ journalists presented King with the Sarah Pettit Memorial Award for the LGBTQ… Read More »

Visionaries and Truthtellers Presents: Craig Washington (video)

Craig is a writer and social activist. He is committed to Black Gay Men living and loving well. In the tradition of Essex Hemphill, Marlon Riggs and Isaac Julien, this is a man whose life has weight and meaning. Sit back. Listen and prepare to be schooled. Visionaries and Truthtellers is a series of conversations with… Read More »

IDTALK4ED LIVE Episode #19 – Kwame Sarfo-Mensah talks with Anthony Carter (video)

It is always exciting to meet other black men committed to transforming themselves and the world. Please listen as we discuss millennials, education, great intergenerational relationships and how we can “Ask the Old Guy” for insight and get tools to create and sustain change. Enjoy!

Get Rid of Financial Upset Once and For All

When I was in D.C. last Spring , it dawned on me that I was periodically scrambling to move money from one account to another to pay for an overdraft of mine. Because I’m paid twice a month, I looked at when certain charges and autopays were being deducted. Check one covered credit cards, streaming… Read More »

What Happens When You No Longer Play Small in the World

About twenty years ago, I grew a set of larger-than-normal nuts and decided to write and perform characters. Each character was bright, witty,  and interesting with something to say. Each character was also a personality that would have been denied the opportunity to share their story -to live and speak. The powers that be tried… Read More »

Anthony on the Genesis Science Fiction Radio Series (audio)

Have a listen to a recent  conversation  on the GENESIS SCIENCE FICTION RADIO SERIES  between Anthony Carter and the award winning writer William Hiyashi. They cover the writing process, evolving identities, the Twilight Zone and bell hooks. Our goal with this chat is to examine the human condition and how we’re all responsible for uplifting… Read More »

What No One Will Tell You About Happily Married Couples…

Its my wedding day and I’m witnessing multiple miracles. For one thing my dad is in attendance. Growing up, he constantly pointed out how much I wasn’t like other boys and how problematic this was. As a child, I was informed early and often that to be gay was the worst “decision” anybody could make.… Read More »