black gay men and confronting homopobia

A recent homophobic experience on the NYC subway prompts Black Gay Men's Blog to explore how black gay men react in the face of homophobia from within the black community. Should we only speak out if the homophobia is aimed at us or other black gay men directly? Are we sell-outs if we speak out against homophobia directed at white gay men?

black gay men's blog at AIDS Walk NY 2011

Black Gay Men's Blog was at AIDS Walk New York, last Sunday May 15 2011. 45,000 people braved the rain in NYC and stepped out to Central Park to begin the 6 mile walk to raise awareness and money for HIV and AIDS. The annual GMHC (Gay Men's Health Crisis) event brought out people from all walks of life and of all races. Gay men, lesbians, heterosexuals and members of the transgendered community all united, walking to fight HIV and AIDS. It was very encouraging to see a large number of black people, especially young people, walking to raise awareness and support family members, friends, loved ones and strangers. 30 years on, the fight against HIV and AIDS is far from over, even though the...