Lecture Description

This lecture surveys the contributions of black gay men to the social movements of their times–from civil rights and black power to gay liberation and AIDS activism. It also examines the sources of stigma and silences and evaluates two generation of black gay men’s responses and resistance to prejudice. Major themes include black masculinity, sexual objectification, religion and social community, and the ongoing search for inclusion, recognition, and equality.


African American LGBTQ+

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