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Macklemore Ain't MY Savior

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Macklemore Ain't MY Savior

by Michael Arceneaux

A debate can go one of two ways: wonderfully impactful or a painful waste of everyone’s time. Whenever the former happens… Read More

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How to Listen When a Loved One Says, ‘I Had an Abortion’

by Renee Bracey Sherman

The first time I told a friend about my abortion, I was scared. Abortion was the topic of the day in ethics class, and I ditched… Read More

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The Invisible Gay Black Man

by #teamEBONY

Whenever I read about this mythical place in which a person’s sexuality is no longer taboo, in the wake of a handful of states… Read More

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Defining Success in the Mary Jane Era

by Shahida Muhammad

The series premiere of Being Mary Jane last week was everything I imagined it would be: edgy, revealing, and at many points… Read More

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Why it Matters When Beyonce -- and Janet Before Her -- Sings About Sex

by #teamEBONY

A little over three weeks since "BEYONCÉ" took the Internet hostage in the middle of the night, the buzz for the… Read More

‘Blackbird’ and the Wealth of Po’ Black Gays Onscreen<br />

‘Blackbird’ and the Wealth of Po’ Black Gays Onscreen

by Alexander Hardy

I wish you could have seen the pursed lips that stretched into a frown before parting for a deep sigh, right before spilling out… Read More

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To the Privileged, Pouty Gays Policing Robin and Yoncé

by Michael Arceneaux

By way of a Facebook post, Robin Roberts didn’t exactly come out as a lesbian so much as she did no longer obscure that reality… Read More

Thank You,<br />
Robin Roberts

Thank You,
Robin Roberts

by Kimberley McLeod

I was pulling up to my apartment after running errands when I got word that Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts publicly… Read More

GMA’s Robin Roberts Acknowledges Same-Sex Relationship In New Disclosure

Robin Roberts Publicly Acknowledges Long-Time Girlfriend

by #teamEBONY

“Good Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts has acknowledged publicly for the first time a longstanding relationship… Read More

Discussing ‘The Gay’ with Your Parents

Discussing ‘The Gay’ with Your Parents

by Alexander Hardy

After weeks of bargaining, I finally folded to Dad's impassioned pleas: I agreed to try karate. Thrilled isn’t… Read More

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