The reason we love our celebrities (Oprah, Salma Hayek, Tina Turner, Chris Rock, Margaret Cho, Susan Sarandon) is because when they speak, people listen. Many years ago, celebrity and those that had acquired it, had to be earned and there was a definite reason that we paid attention to certain individuals. When I was a… Read More »
Lee Daniels, Oprah and their very entertaining movie (The Butler) are having quite a moment. It always amazes me that the very large and in many ways predictable white power structure makes a decision to “anoint” certain people authorities and makes the decision to silence others. As a result of Mr. Daniels and Ms. Winfrey’s… Read More »
When I came out, it was black men and being with them emotionally and physically that gave me such hope and excitement regarding my future.
My first male to male relationship began at seventeen with a queen as confused as myself. My second and full on living together,constantly drama-filled torturous relationship began at 20 and ended at 23. Because I had no self esteem and had spent time being brutalized,my third shot at glory lasted a year. Reviewing all of… Read More »