You Can’t Pray Away The Gay

Being sexually assaulted doesn’t mean you are or will become, gay. Donnie McClurkin asserts that a sexual assault he experienced at the age of 8 has played a crucial role in shaping his past sexual attraction to men. What happened to him as a child was terrible, but I contend that nothing that happens to you can make […]

Black Churches Resent Gay Civil Rights Comparisons

I was reading Alix’s recent blog post about homophobia in the black community and the subject of education was quickly addressed and targeted as one of the main culprits in the moral dilemma surrounding homosexuality and black acceptance, or the unproven, yet definitive lack thereof. I came across many a disturbing comment from black clergy from all walks of […]