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Changing the narrative about Black gay men

Gracie Staples – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution One night in November 2014, Charles Stephens listened intently as black gay men rose to recount their stories — some heartbreaking, some inspiring — about homophobia, racism, HIV and other issues at an event called the Blueprint Dialogue. There was the Morehouse college senior who expressed a need for […]

Dexter Pottinger dead: Gay activist and face of Jamaica Pride found murdered in his home

by Jon Sharman — Indepedent A Jamaican gay activist dubbed “the face of Pride” has been found stabbed to death in his home, according to reports. Dexter Pottinger, a fashion designer, was found dead on Thursday at his home in the Washington Gardens neighbourhood of Kingston. There was blood “everywhere”, according to police officers quoted […]