Originally, I was planning on calling this piece F*CK OFF!but it didn’t seem polite and in our current boor-like culture, I didn’t want to add to our collective rudeness. This piece is inspired by the brilliant Chris Rock. Although millennials have taken ownership of the term “bullying”, I’d like to offer some major insights and… Read More »
On Valentine’s Day 2010, I was dumped twice.
When I was nineteen, a family friend who was also a doctor terrorized me. In addition to misdiagnosing me, I was made to feel ashamed, stupid and just plain bad about myself for being both attracted to men and acting on this attraction. To this day, I still hate and dread doctors. This was my… Read More »
In the brilliant film, Change, the protagonist is charming, sweet, young and conflicted. As a young, black male, he struggles with his sexual identification. The people who know and love him see gays as problematic. He doesn’t come out or share his feelings for other young men and the cost is brutal. This leads to… Read More »
The HIV infection rate for young black men who have sex with men is growing at an “alarming” rate. When I recently read this article, I was shocked and disturbed by the statistics. I was angry that not only was HIV still around and attacking our community , it now seems that it has a… Read More »