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Matthew Shepard and Trayvon Martin:  bigotry knows no boundaries

Matthew Shepard and Trayvon Martin: bigotry knows no boundaries

Jul. 24 |     The nation is once again divided along the fault line of race. In a perceived 2013 post-racial society, William Faulkner’s prophetic quote of the last century — ”The past is never dead. It’s not even past” — has come back...

Tom Joyner’s homophobic message to Black community is sad but no surprise

Tom Joyner’s homophobic message to Black community is sad but no surprise

May. 22 |     On May 1, Jason Collins, the 7’-0” center for the Washington Wizards and a former Boston Celtic, came out. His statement — “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m Black. And I’m gay” — made the cover story for the May 6...

Another tackle in  the world of  homophobic sports

Another tackle in the world of homophobic sports

May. 1 |     Another former professional athlete came out last month — 6’-7” Jamaican-born NFL offensive tackle Kwame Harris. With news of LGBT equality in the news daily, one may wonder why this is news at all. But it is. The world of sports...

MSR web exclusive: AP’s discouraging ‘homophobia’ is discouraging

MSR web exclusive: AP’s discouraging ‘homophobia’ is discouraging

Dec. 10 | Newspaper style manual picks the wrong word to tell media not to use   The editors at the Associated Press Stylebook have announced that they are “discouraging” use of the word “homophobia.” The AP Stylebook is the widely used...

Dis-membering Stonewall

Dis-membering Stonewall

Jun. 28 |   LGBTQ mainstream White-washes people of color out of historical 1969 rebellion   “By institutionalizing memory, resisting the onset of oblivion, recalling the memory of tragedy that for long years remained hidden or unrecognized and...

In South Africa, lesbians are terrorized with ‘corrective’ rape

In South Africa, lesbians are terrorized with ‘corrective’ rape

Jun. 27 |             To hear of human rights abuses of Uganda’s LGBTQ population is not new, sadly. Gay activist David Kato was the father of the Uganda’s LGBTQ rights movement. To many of his fellow countrymen, Kato was...

The Hunger Games’ young racist fans

The Hunger Games’ young racist fans

May. 16 |     There’s a frenzy surrounding the blockbuster film and book The Hunger Games. But the fan attention around the movie has taken a decidedly different turn from the fervor the book caused. The schism originates from the difference between...

It’s what — and not who — killed Whitney Houston

It’s what — and not who — killed Whitney Houston

Mar. 21 |     A new allegation has surfaced that pop superstar Whitney Houston was murdered. Legal television commentator Nancy Grace ignited a firestorm of criticism speculating Houston’s death might have been a homicide. “I’d like...

Is Cleo Manago the most  dangerous Black gay man? Outspoken visionary works to unite Black men while rejecting White LGBTQ politics

Is Cleo Manago the most dangerous Black gay man? Outspoken visionary works to unite Black men while rejecting White LGBTQ politics

Feb. 29 |     Cleo Manago is despised by some in the LGBTQ community. Descriptors like “homo demagogue,” contrarian, separatist, and anti-White are just a few that can be expressed in polite company. However, to a nationwide community of same-gender...
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