Is the Black Community Homophobic?: A Discussion With Yoruba Richen

Homophobia and the Black Community

by #teamEBONY

Why did you make this movie? Yoruba Richen: I started conceiving of this film the night of the election of 2008, when Barack Obama... Read More

Michael Sam Sr.

Michael Sam’s Father Unhappy With His Son’s Sexuality


While Michael Sam has mostly received an outpouring of support since announcing that he is gay, his father is struggling with the news, according... Read More

 Michael Sam, Jackie Robinson, and Why the Bigots Always Lose

Bigotry Will Always Lose

by The Atlantic

Michael Sam had a very good year meting out violence to his opponents. The 6-3, 260-pound defensive end helped lead Missouri to a 12-2... Read More

the real housewives of atlanta

Dear 'Housewives'- Gay Men Aren't Purses

by Michael Arceneaux

For a show that likes to parade itself as gay friendly, this entire season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta has been an exhaustive... Read More

Michael Sam

Michael Sam Forces the NFL to Confront Homophobia

by Slate

Michael Sam, who came out in interviews with the New York Times and ESPN on Sunday, is not a borderline case. The 6-foot-3, 260-pound... Read More

Homophobia Is a Real Fear … but of What, Exactly?

Why Straight Men are “Right” to be Homophobic

by Slate

To be a homophobe in 2014 is, increasingly, to find oneself on the fast track to social scorn. In an environment of growing acceptance,... Read More

Mister Cee

Mr Cee: “I am Not Gay”

by #teamEBONY

Good morning to everybody! I'm here, and I'm ready to go, man. Are you gay? I am not gay. Every weekday, Calvin Lebrun—Wallop King,... Read More

“Chozen’s” weak take on homophobia in hip-hop

Chozen Tries to be Relevant and Funny, but Fails

by #teamEBONY

Does this make me racist? I’ve heard the question posed in jest. I’ve heard it asked in all seriousness. Consider this occasion to be... Read More

Phil Robertson Needs a History Lesson

Phil Robertson Needs a History Lesson

by The Atlantic

I've yet to take in an episode of Duck Dynasty. I hear it's a fine show, anchored by a humorous and good-natured family of... Read More

Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee.

Mister Cee Gets Support from Peers

by The Root

Things are beginning to look up for embattled Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee. On Wednesday he resigned from the radio station after a man... Read More