Tag Archives: homophobic violence

A Black Gay Day In NYC: Black Lesbians Beaten By NYPD, RIP Octavia St. Laurent, Prop 8 Protest

May 27, 2009
The last few days have been strange.Perhaps it was not so strange, as it was a series of events that got me thinking alot about Black gay life in New York. RIP! Octavia Last week, we lost Octavia St. Laurent, … Continue reading read more »
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Young Black Gays Debate Homophobia in Hip-Hop

January 22, 2009
I founs this duo online who produce the “LesMan Show” and I am in love with smart young Black gay men producing media and trying to think thru some things. In this case, ‘Lil Wayne’s homophobic lyrics:... read more »
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New Jersey 4 Update: Another Retrial, One Reduced Sentence

December 9, 2008
The highest court inĀ  New York State (the Court of Appeals) decided to give New Jersey 4 Defendent Venice Brown a new trial, and reduced the sentence of Patreese Johnson from 13 to 8 years. For Brown, the court decided … Continue reading read more »
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Tecumseh Roberts: Gay Murder and Nation-making in Liberia

September 4, 2008
I have this theory–nationalism is bad for queers. Why? It seems to me that many nationalist movements are framed around an idea of nationhood that equates resistance with (hetero) masculinity. The idea of building a nation then means that the … Continue reading read more »
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Bloods Kill Member for Being Gay

August 20, 2008
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