mens health


A Black Man’s Guide to Good Health

Brothers, be honest: Do you go to the doctor regularly? You take care of your family, you take care of work matters, but what about yourself? “Men aren’t judged by whether they are healthy; they are judged by whether they contribute financially to their households, pay child support and are active participants in their families

young african american men

Straight Black Men and HIV/AIDS: What You Should Know

On National Black HIV/AIDS Day, we find ourselves deep into conversations about what disproportionately put us at risk for the disease; the importance of reducing stigma and misinformation; and why increased access to health is crucial in reducing new infections and more people linked to care. While we make up around 13 percent of the U.S.


[GET LIFE] Why Aren’t We Talking About Fat Black Men?

We talk so much about overweight Black women—from "concerned" discussions of studies that reveal troubling rates of obesity in sisters, to snarky comments about how fat Black women should stop thinking they're "cute" and focus on getting fit ('cause, you know, you can't possibly find yourself attractive and work on your health at the same time).

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