Richard Pryor Openly Dated A Transgender Woman
Pryor Convictions: And Other Life Sentences (by Richard Pryor & Todd Gold 1995) According to the late GREAT Richard Pryor; in his autobiograhpy, in his own words, he admitted to dating a transgender woman Also in the book Pryor states how he walked in on Miles Davis…
Luke Cage: A 15 Point *Spoiler Free* Review
I almost feel like there is nothing left to say about Marvel’s Luke Cage on Netflix that already hasn’t already been said. There have been some very positive and glowing reviews of the series – created and executive produced by Cheo Hodari Coker – which upon…
I’m Not a F**king Queer
As I’ve notice in the last couple of years more and more African-American bloggers have latched onto and adopted the term ‘queer’. Personally I cannot overstate enough the disdain and disgust I have for this word. I understand the not-so-distant history behind the usage of…
Derrick Gordon Announces He Will Become A Firefighter Instead of NBA Player, Let’s Speculate Why
Twenty-Four-year-old Derrick Gordon, the first openly gay Division I NCAA player, has announced that instead of pursuing a career in the NBA, he will train as a firefighter in San Francisco where he currently resides.
A Text Book Example of Toxic Hyper Masculinity
In the world of mainstream media, blogs, vlogs, websites and social media; phrases or terms like toxic masculinity, hyper-masculinity, #MasculinitySoFragile, misogyny, sexism and homophobia are in my opinion often misused for the silliest of situations. Not in this case pertaining to the disturbing video below. It…
Black Gay Queer Feminists Want to Eliminate Masculinity
“Right now the Black gay community is teaching Black gay men how to be better women.” I made this statement a couple of days ago on Cypher Ave’s message forums page after reading former NFL gay player now Queer activist, Wade Davis’ Ebony article. I…
Homosexuality in Sub-Saharan Africa
It’s a travesty how European colonialism in conjunction with Christian missionaries, have destroyed traditional beliefs and religions of indigenous native peoples around the world. One major blow pertains to gender and sexuality. Presenting written archeological and verbal (by way of spoken word or oral traditions…
Katt Williams Criticizes Kevin Hart’s Success & Sexuality
I’m not a card caring fan of either comedian. I’ve never watched a Kevin Hart stand-up routine or film. I’ve only seen one Katt Williams’ stand-up routine. However; I have watched clips of both comedy actors numerous times over the years. Kevin Hart is cool…
How Can I Be Down? A Bisexual Black Man’s Take on “The Down Low”
The notion that black men on the “DL” are categorically bi is a gross oversimplification of the issue, and it shows little understanding for the way black men navigate their sexuality and identity.
WATCH: Eden’s Garden – A Web Series Starring (Masculine) Trans Men
Coming in 2015, the web series “Eden’s Garden” will reveal the seldom explored reality for trans men of color. Created by 26-year-old Seven King, the 13-episode scripted series will feature a main cast of female-to-male transgender men.
WATCH: Fly Young Red Remixes Rihanna’s “Money” Along With Trans Models & A Bentley
From his introduction to the world on “Throw That Boy Pussy” all the way to this latest remix of Rihanna’s “Bitch Better Have My Money,” FYR both lyrically and visually holds it down for the “boys who like boys.”
If I’m Killed by the Police, Will My Black Gay Life Matter?
As I often do, I was recently listening to African American talk radio and the host was reflecting on the death Eric Garner. It was approaching the anniversary of his murder and the family settling with the state of New York for 5.9 million dollars….