Our America: Pray the Gay Away?
ShareCan you “Pray the Gay Away?” Well, Lisa Ling investigates one of the most controversial debates in Christianity today: whether or not it’s possible to be gay and Christian at the same time. The episode airs Tuesday night on her “Our America” show broadcast on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) at 10/9c. One of the previews focuses [...]Read more
Black Gay Films Featured at Outfest Fusion Film Festival
ShareOutfest Fusion: The LGBT People of Color Film Festival is this weekend, March 4 & 5 in Los Angeles. It bills itself as the only multi-cultural, gender-inclusive People of Color film festival in the world. The festival opens with “The Wiz” sing-a-long on Friday night, so if you miss Michael go on and ease on [...]Read more
A Gay Man & His Gun: Shoot it with Justin!
ShareOur new favorite webseries “Do it! with Justin” has a new episode out that follows our new friend Justin to the gun firing range. He joins one of the Pink Pistols, a group of gay & lesbian gun enthusiasts. The motto of the group “Armed gays don’t get bashed.” The segment isn’t that serious though [...]Read more
Black Church Leaders Apologize to LGBT Community
ShareBlack church leaders apologize to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community? Did I read that right? Yes, we did! Maybe gay rights are at a tipping point, when religious leaders in the black community are inviting us into their churches for real conversation and dialogue. According to an article on TheRoot.com, the community event [...]Read more
Black, Gay & Elderly
ShareA new documentary called “GEN Silent” explores how the LGBT community is dealing with being out and growing older. In many cases, it is forcing our seniors back into the closet just to survive in their retirement communities. Featured in the documentary is Lawrence Johnson, an African-American gay man in his mid-sixties who struggles to [...]Read more
Transgender Black History Month: Lucy Hicks Anderson
ShareIn honor of Black History Month, BlackAmericaWeb profiled Ms. Lucy Hicks Anderson, a transgender woman who lived from of 1886-1954. According to the article, Lucy was “the first transgendered black person to be legally tried and convicted in court for impersonating a woman. During the trial, Anderson, who had been living the life of a [...]Read more