REVIEW: Lee Daniels’ Light-Skinned Hip-Hop Series EMPIRE
I got to see an early screening of the first episode of Empire on a big screen here in Atlanta. The room was packed with well dressed black people of different ages, shades, genders and sexual orientations. Very nice crowd. Having said that, there are some gay scenes in the show and (you guessed it) the majority of the crowd didn’t like it.
Anytime the gay character did anything “gay” the uncomfortable groans sang out like a black church choir in the Bible belt south.
WATCH: Trailer for The Boondocks Creator’s New Show “Black Jesus”
Fresh off of the critically derided final season of The Boondocks (a season the creator reportedly had nothing to do with), Adult Swim has released the trailer for Aaron McGruder’s newest show “Black Jesus.”
The 13 Best Male Black Gay/Bisexual Characters …EVER!
Instead of continuing to complain about what we don’t have in the media, we decided to appreciate the positives and celebrate the best black gay characters we’ve seen in film and television.
White Heterosexual Content Creators, Create Better Black Gay Characters
“It makes me feel like white heterosexuals (mostly white men) can tell the story of a masculine black gay man better than black gay content creators can. Is it possible that because of their heterosexuality they are able to tell stories from a more traditional male point of view therefore making the black gay male characters and story lines more masculine”?
The Cypher Avenue Theater
We wanted to highlight one of the best new features of the website: The Cypher Avenue Theater. Here you’ll find all of our favorite short films, web series, comedy sketches, gay content, workout videos and randomness we find on the internet.