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Keynote Speech for Newark Pride Week

June 7, 2011
Remarks for Newark Pride Week City Hall Flag Raising Ceremony Monday June 6th, 2011 Kenyon Farrow First I want to thank the Newark LGBTQQ Advisory Commission, Newark-Essex Pride Coalition, Liberation in Truth Social Justice Center, and the African American Office … Continue reading read more »
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LZ Granderson: Gay is Not the New Black

July 17, 2009
This piece just ran on CNN.com by Black gay journalist LZ Granderson. I am totally shocked CNN ran it. Granderson’s central point is illustrated here: Despite the catchiness of the slogan, gay is not the new black. Black is still … Continue reading read more »
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Kenyon on TheGrio.com: Not All Gays Support Same-Sex Marriage

June 9, 2009
I just started writing for a new Black-focused news site called TheGrio.com, and my first piece is on my growing frustration with same-sex marriage politics and the Black community: I have spent many hours in lectures, panels and private conversations … Continue reading read more »
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Sharpton Turns the Church Out On "Gay Marriage" Focus

January 14, 2009
The Southern Voice reported today that Reverend Al Sharpton on Sunday in Atlanta called out Black church community on how much energy they put on the same-sex marriage issue, and little else about anything else in the Black community. Here’s … Continue reading read more »
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