Rejecting a gay culture they perceive as white and effeminate
In six months of talking to young black gay and DL men, I found that Jigga is one of the few who told his parents, and the only one who reported unconditional acceptance. The same goes for black and Latino culture, where homophobia, propped up by black churches and the Catholic hierarchy respectively, is more intense than in much of white society.
People were outraged that I was even bringing this up. Rick has been making a big deal to me about how his site promotes safe sex, which he insists is a moral obligation at a time when so many young black men in America are dying of AIDS. But reaching men on the DL is difficult.
Prince said he had learned to live with the dichotomy that is his life.
Loving gay singles online
Progressive Black Masculinities. Like I tell him, 'I care about you, but I can't be that guy you want. Views Read Edit View history. We don't trust doctors and nurses, but we trust the church.