The rejection of LGBT communities added to the burden of racism creates a very toxic environment for people who happen to be Black and gay in Latin America.
We walk back to Hotel Paco Paco by the slowest route we can find. Strolling along the cobblestone streets and giggling like school children.
As sure as cigarettes kill, so too Lariam (mefloquine) antimalarial tablets can seriously harm your mental health.
James Baldwin was defined by his struggle to reconcile his role as an artist isolated from one or another of the groups that might have provided the sense of community he sought.
It's so easy in Ghana for men who have sex with men to get together that you don't actually need a separate gay subculture at all. Why would you?
Alex was now free, and there was nothing to stop us from being bound for Gayville. The fact that I was still happy in my job was a mere detail.
Black Gay Blog caught up with London Airbnb Host, Dennis Carney, to find out how he became the face of a national Airbnb campaign.
The church taught me hate, but hate did not resonate in my heart because the only father-figure I knew, happened to be a gay man.
I grew up on an island formally known as "Land of Wood and Water." But I was different and never felt safe there. So, like many others before me, eventually, I left Jamaica.
We may have just struck down an old colonial law and legalised homosexuality, but the debate on condoms in Botswana prisons rages on.