get out

‘Get Out’ is Challenging Perceptions of Black Masculinity

by Ashlin Randolph

After leaving the theater following a 7:30 PM showing of Get Out, I was speechless. Quite frankly, I was in shock to see a... Read More

‘Moonlight’ Is Not Just Another Black Gay Movie

‘Moonlight’ Is Not Just Another Black Gay Movie

by Drew-Shane Daniels

When it comes to films about sexuality, Black gay men have had our share of low budget movies with mediocre acting and stereotypical storylines.... Read More

Atlanta

FX’s ‘Atlanta’ Offers Rarely Seen Depictions of Black Masculinity

by AJ Springer

If anyone had any doubts that representation matters, they haven’t checked out Donald Glover’s new FX series, Atlanta. After last week’s premiere that garnered... Read More

Michael B. Jordan Ryan Coogler Vanity Fair

Man, Listen: RyanCoogler, Michael B. Jordan and “Looking Gay”

by Michael Arceneaux

I wasn’t the least bit surprised to see the recent orgy of idiocy and overreaction that was the response to a recent picture Vanity... Read More

The Black Man’s Guide to Life

The Black Man’s Guide to Life

by Keith Reed

There ain’t nothing like being a righteous Black man. Not just Black by accident of birth, pigmentation and gender-assigning chromosomes. A righteous Black man—unapologetically... Read More

Introducing MANIFEST:
Black Men Tackle Identity, Struggle and Power

Introducing MANIFEST:
Black Men Tackle Identity, Struggle and Power

by #teamEBONY

We are pleased to introduce MANIFEST: Black Men Tackle Identity, Struggle and Power, an exclusive EBONY.com multimedia series that takes an in depth look at... Read More

[EXCLUSIVE]
Wade Davis, Jr: Former NFL Player Turned LGBT Advocate

[EXCLUSIVE]
Wade Davis, Jr: Former NFL Player Turned LGBT Advocate

by Darnell L. Moore

Wade Davis, Jr.—the former National Football League (NFL) player turned educator, writer, LGBT activist, and hero—has recently garnered national attention for being one of... Read More

Strong, Silent—and Depressed?
Is Acting Like “a Man” Bringing Brothers Down?

Strong, Silent—and Depressed?
Is Acting Like "a Man" Bringing Brothers Down?

by Akiba Solomon

Nestled among depressing updates about the Trayvon Martin atrocity and the lesser-known racialized police slayings of  Kenneth Chamberlain, Sr., and  Ramarley Graham, I stumbled... Read More

Strange Love: Black Men and Rick Ross

Strange Love: Black Men and Rick Ross

by Damon Young

I can’t think of another person as famous in a uniquely bizarre way as Jessica Gomes happens to be right now.  To wit, she... Read More