Race — specifically in LGBTQ communities — is still a massive taboo and often the only way to respond is through an emotional outburst.
Sex tourism in Thailand can trace its roots back to the presence of American troupes on leave in the country during the Vietnam War in the early 1960s. Today, of course, it is part of a rapidly growing sex industry.
If heteronormativity "traditional" relationships don't work for straight people, how do we expect our black gay relationships to last?
We walk back to Hotel Paco Paco by the slowest route we can find. Strolling along the cobblestone streets and giggling like school children.
Black gay/bi men's survival is increased by drawing on black history, community or cultural values, and applying these lessons of resilience to new threats.
Did homophobia in Whitney Houston’s family help to destroy the late singer’s life? It’s a shame she had to diminish her star to let fragile egos thrive.