Application denied!

I have reviewed your offer and the attached job description, and after careful consideration, I regret to inform you that I will not be accepting the position of “Gay Friend.” It was tempting at first, mostly because the alternatives seemed so lonely. And I’ll be honest, you almost won me over with the promise of [...]

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Dear Black Parents, You Need To Stop Doing These 13 Things

We all know there are fundamental differences between raising black children and raising white children. But black parents really do some of the most bizarre and damaging things. Here is an incomplete list of things black parents really need to stop doing to their children. 1. Requiring us to contribute financially while we are still in our teen years [...]

WHY ARE MODERN BLACK GAY MEN OBSESSED WITH SEEMING STRAIGHT?

How many times have you seen the words “No Fems” on a guy’s profile and wondered if that applied to you? And how many times have you tried downplaying your “gayness” even when in the company of other gay men? For a lot of the modern gay black men, a big part of being gay [...]

Sorry, but I’m not used to this……

I’m used to loneliness. I’m used to disappointment, sadness, and indifference. I have mastered the silent art of feeling sorry for myself. I’m used to the belief that I am unlovable and that I will remain unloveable. And that’s fine. I’ve learned to accept my unlikability. The concept of being loved, taken care of, and [...]

Defending my gayness….or na?

I entered the Toyota Camry a confident gay man; I exited it a confidant man still, but one whose gayness had been put to the test. “There are lots of things to do in Chicago,” my Uber driver said. “A lot of places. A lot of cultures. A lot of girls.” I forced a smile [...]

Stop using the word F*****

  Stop using the word F***** via I Hate That Word… — LADYHOOD   I read a post that completely disturbed me… I was and still am so disappointed that someone could be so simple-minded, belittling, and ignorant. This post, “I will not apologize to faggots” (Oh, how I hate that word, which is why I [...]

Chicago bulls Im Gay for you to…

Just when the world appears topsy-turvy. this has warmed my cold callous heart or that thing I use to call my heart. A little less than two months ago the NBA moreover the BULLS took a huge step in the right direction in inclusiveness and love. The engagement was a few days in the making. [...]