Homophobia: Yes, Let’s Embrace #HeterosexualPrideDay

Let's talk about homophobia, shall we? I woke up to find out that ‪#‎HeterosexualPrideDay‬ is a thing. Now, I'm not sure who the genius behind...

Trump Allegedly Raped a 13-Year-Old Girl, But Who Cares?

Donald Trump is no stranger to lawsuits. Whether he's filing them or having them filed against him, Trump is known to be a very...

Hate, Homophobia, & Fundamentalism

Researchers have been most effective in uncovering the dark side of homophobia. One researcher, who interviewed over 400 men incarcerated for gay-bashing noted that...

Omar Mateen Was Gay. Islamic Terrorist? Nope.

I'll be honest, from the time this story emerged I questioned the prevailing narrative. An Islamic terrorist attacking a gay nightclub leaving killing 53...

Can We Agree that Nobody Deserves to Die for Being Gay?

  In the wake of what we now know to be the worst mass shooting in American history, we can agree that nobody needs to...

South African Judge: Rape Is a Part of Black Culture

  Racism doesn't end when even the government says so. Despite the fall of apartheid in South Africa, the haunting demons of prejudice and racism...

Made in Our Own Image: The Gospel According to Beyoncé

Ever since Destiny’s Child disbanded and Beyoncé Knowles, the lead singer for the group made a go for it as a solo artist, she’s...

Iggy Azalea Doesn’t Understand the Use the Term “Becky”

Iggy Azalea has found another way to keep her name out there on the internet. No, it is not about her swift rise-and-fall within...

Rev. William Barber: North Carolina’s New anti-LGBT Law Like “Jim Crow”

Rev. William Barber is President of the North Carolina NAACP and leader of the state's Moral Mondays movement. In the interview above with MSNBC's Joy...

Michael B.Jordan, Ryan Coogler, & the Boredom of Hypermasculinity

Hypermasculinity is a psychological term for the exaggeration of male stereotypical behavior, such as an emphasis on physical strength, aggression, and sexuality . Being...

Amber Rose is Right: Women Own Their Bodies

  Say what you want about Amber Rose, but she has found a way to keep her name in the media. If she isn’t breaking-up-to-make-up...

Getting In Formation: Beyonce, Race & White Tears

Unless you’ve been unplugged and living in the woods as a hermit, you’ve probably seen Beyonce’s surprise video for her new single Formation—quietly coyly released just a day...

How Russell Westbrook, Odell Beckham Jr., & Cam Newton Have Changed...

It’s time for a new black male aesthetic.   Especially one that captures decolonized postmodern black masculinity as well as one that has ontologically transcendent capabilities....

Old School Misogyny: Women Owe Men Nothing

Misogyny is something that I never fully understood while growing up. I don’t recall mistreating or abusing any women. I never perceived women as...

People, Why Defend Bill Cosby?

Welp, it finally happened. Famed comedian and suspected serial rapist Bill Cosby has been arraigned and charged with sexual assault in Pennsylvania in a 2004...