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The Church vs. Black Gay Men

The Church vs. Black Gay Men

A recent study by Jonathan Mathias Lassiter, PhD found that Black men who have sex with men (BMSM) attend church less than heterosexual Black people but still consider themselves at least moderately religious. BMSM participated in religious services and activities, and identified as religious at lower rates ...

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7 Health Tips for Gay Black Men

7 Health Tips for Gay Black Men

Gay and other men who have sex with men (MSM), are at increased risk of HIV infection as well as other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). But HIV/STIs are not the only health threats that Black Gay Men should be prioritizing. The CDC has released data on the leading causes of death for Black males in ...

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Black HIV/AIDS Awareness

Black HIV/AIDS Awareness

African Americans accounted for an estimated 44% of all new HIV infections among adults and adolescents (aged 13 years or older) in 2010, despite representing only 12% of the US population. Recognizing Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, Healthyblackmen.org (HBM) reached out to an expert on the matter for a candid talk. ...

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NAESM 2015 ATL Conference

NAESM 2015 ATL Conference

NAESM 2015 is the only national conference planned by Black gay men to highlight emerging social, political, structural, and behavioral trends that impact our communities by bridging health educators, advocates, policy makers, researchers, and PLWA’s in a weekend full of learning, sharing, and growth.  Call for ...

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Are You Black or Gay?

Are You Black or Gay?

For many race over sexuality is a predominant self-identitfying marker for Black Gay Men. According to research, 83% of Black Gay Male respondents ranked their identities as Black (or as Black men) above their identities as gay or bisexual.

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