Category: Gay Voices

What is Blackness? Freedom From Patrolled Blackness!

I have an issue with any group that thinks it owns me. A large part of what I notice has been passing for black identity is merely a coalition of black-and-brown skin people asserting roots to Africa, ones who think

Posted in Gay Voices, Politics Education, Race Matters, Uncategorized

Stop Terrorizing Your Children. In Memory of Leelah Alcorn

Regarding the suicide death of Trans teen Leelah Alcorn, I hope parents learn from this. Stop trying to force gender identity on your children. Just let your children be who they want to be. Often you see the signs of

Posted in Atheist, Gay Voices

Who am I?

So important to put our needs in the public sometimes even though we operate within a tradition that makes it appear as if seeking help demonstrates our weakness, our poverty, our insufficiency, rather than our deeds from places of power

Posted in Atheist, Gay Voices, Life Talk, Race Matters

Examining Raven-Symoné’s I’m Not Gay or African American

On Oprah, Raven-Symoné says she is not African American; she is American. She doesn’t want to be labeled gay. She prefers to be referred to as a “human who loves human.” Raven is not denying membership inside the race and

Posted in Gay Voices, Politics Education, Race Matters

LGBT Activists Need to Look in America’s Backyard

A word of wisdom to LGBT activists who have been calling out homophobia and transphobia in places like Nigeria, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Jamaica and Russia, I think you have been doing a good job bringing to our attention the crimes in

Posted in Gay Voices, Politics Education, Race Matters

Jamaicans: Tired of Sexism, Child Abuse, Homophobia, Transphobia?

By Jason Latty Tomorrow will mark 38 years since the now deceased Prime Minister Michael Manley called the infamous State of Emergency. Many view that 1976 episode as one of the worst attacks on freedom of speech since Jamaica gained

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LGBT Organization Acts Like Bully

Another example of an LGBT organization acting like a bully around town! That is, Lambda Legal filed a complaint for anti-LGBT slur based on a restaurant receipt. If we read Bilerico Project’s Why Is Lambda Legal Cyberbullying a Small Business,

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Pastor Gets Tolerance For Gay Community

I woke up and the first message I read was from a Facebook friend. He is one of the pastors of a large pentecostal church. I didn’t even know who he was until this morning. I guess I need to

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Carolyn Cooper Plays the Caribbean LGBT Community

Carolyn Cooper makes it seem as though she is pro-gay freedom. But who doesn’t notice her struggles to ignore cultural violence and at the same time acknowledge human rights? “I am appalled by the decision of the UWI administration to

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Michael Sam and Interracial Dating

Many people aren’t taking about Michael Sam having a white partner. Indeed, we should be happy for him no matter if he chooses a white, black, pink, or blue man. But we shouldn’t ignore the uncomfortable facts about interracial dating

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