HOW AFRICAN-AMERICAN GAY ACTIVISTS IN THE RURAL SOUTH FOUND COMMUNITY SUPPORT
- Young gay Black men fighting stereotypes and disease. // New York Amsterdam News;3/21/2002, Vol. 93 Issue 12, p20
Focuses on young gay Black men infected with the AIDS virus. Stigma attached to homosexuality within the Black community; Percent of Black gays with HIV; Discrimination within the Black gay community.
- A Miracle of Blood: A report of AIDS's Impact on the black community in post-integration America. Belton, Don // James White Review;Winter93, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p5
Explores the impact of AIDS on the black community in the U.S. Origin of AIDS; Notion of gay cancer or gay plague; Views of AIDS patients.
- AIDS takes its toll on black writers. // Advocate;8/13/92, Issue 609, p83
Focuses on the impact of AIDS on the black gay writing community in the United States. Examples of black gay authors who have AIDS; Unwillingness of publishers to take on books related to AIDS and black queers.
- Black HIV/AIDS rates are focus of programs. Bajko, Matthew S. // Bay Area Reporter;2/3/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p2
Reports the efforts of health officials in San Francisco Bay Area, California, to reach Africans Americans who continue to be affected by AIDS. HIV prevalence among blacks and whites; HIV initiatives specifically aimed at gay black men.
- Epidemic of denial: AIDS in black gay men. Dahir, Mubarak // Bay Windows;2/8/2001, pN.PAG
Deals with a convention held at the Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center in New York City in December 2000 to discuss the devastating effect of AIDS on Africa. Comment of an African American activist on the attention given by the media and the world to the AIDS crisis in the continent;...
- MOCHA News. Little, Avril // Empty Closet;May2008, Issue 412, p5B
The author discusses the impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) on the African American gay community and the establishment of the MOCHA Project to address the issue. According to MOCHA Project programs director S. Alex Williams, HIV-positive...
- BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL. Heil, Matthew // Echo Magazine;1/15/2004, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p44
Focuses on the Afro-American gay and lesbian community in Phoenix, Arizona. Cause of the silence surrounding the community; Effort of APAZ to increase its AIDS outreach to the community; Racism experienced by the community.
- Reflections A Look in the Mirror: Part B: The State of Our Movement: Fluid Desire: Race, HIV/AIDS, and Bisexual Politics. Farajajé-Jones, Elias; Tucker, Naomi // Bisexual Politics: Theories, Queries & Visions;1995, p119
The article discusses the politics of bisexuality and tackles the interrelation of bisexuality with HIV/AIDS focusing on the experiences of gay, lesbians and bisexual African Americans. The bisexuals are accused by lesbians of contaminating their community with HIV/AIDS while heterosexuals blame...
- BLACK-WHITE DIFFERENCES IN ATTITUDES TOWARD HOMOSEXUALITY AND GAY RIGHTS. Lewis, Gregory B. // Public Opinion Quarterly;Spring2003, Vol. 67 Issue 1, p59
Black homophobia has been cited as a contributing factor in slowing mobilization against AIDS in the African-American community, as an obstacle to black lesbians and gay men in coming to terms with their sexuality, and as a challenge to the legitimacy of the gay rights movement. Yet evidence...