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Jay-Z Comes Out In Support of Gay Marriage

Hip Hop mogul Jay-Z has come out in support of President Obama’s stance on same-sex marriage.

Speaking with CNN, Jay-Z called supporting gay marriage “the right thing to do.” Will Jay-Z’s comment have an impact on LGBTQ acceptance in Hip Hop? Do you support same-sex marriage?

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Thirteen Charged in FAMU Drum Major’s Death; Were The Charges Too Lax?

Yesterday, thirteen people were criminally charged in the homicide of former Florida A&M University (FAMU) drum major, Robert Champion. Champion’s family was hoping for more serious charges. What do you think; were the charges too lax?

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Brandon White, ATL Gay-Bashing Victim, Speaks Out!

20 year-old gay man Brandon White has finally spoken out after a viral video of him being brutally gay-bashed by three men spread like wildfire across the internet this week. Check out his press conference at BlackYouthProject.com!

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VIDEO: Brutal Gay-Bashing in Atlanta Sparks Outrage, FBI Investigation

A harrowing viral video depicting a young Gay man being visciously gay bashed in Atlanta has sparked a firestorm of controversy and an investigation by the FBI. Check out the shocking footage at BlackYouthProject.com! Are we doing enough to battle homophobia within the Black community?

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Is The Black Church Brainwashing Black People With Homophobia?


A powerful NewsOne article from writer Terrence Jermaine Starr asks if the Black Church is brainwashing our community with homophobia. But is our community any more or less homophobic that American society at large? Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

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VIDEO: Fat Joe Says “Gay Mafia” Runs Hip Hop


In a recent interview with Vlad TV, Fat Joe asserted that Hip Hop is run by the “gay mafia.” What the hell is Joey talking about? Read more at BlackYouthProject.com!

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Gay Couple Ejected From CTA Bus for Kissing


Does someone’s discomfort with a couple’s PDA ever warrant this bus driver’s actions? Can LBGT people feel safe on Chicago’s public transit system? Have you ever felt discriminated against on the CTA? Sound off below!

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Maya Rupert’s “Is Marriage Equality for White People?”

Should Black people care about marriage equality? According to Maya Rupert, THEY SHOULD. What do you think?

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A Message To Black LBGT Youth On National Coming Out Day

The Black Youth Project wishes our readers a wonderful and liberating Coming Out Day. But we also want to make it very clear that all of us – regardless of age, gender, race or socioeconomic status – are on our own journeys. Nobody knows the best time for you to come out BUT YOU.

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‘Faggot’, Tyler the Creator and a Culture of Homophobia

By Jonathan @jonathanlykes 2:42 am September 28, 2011 Culture in itself is harmless. Simply a hallow word that curls off the surface of one’s tongue. It is only when culture is contextualized that it begins to define our world, our actions, and our perception. When “culture” is paired with another term, it ceases to be […]

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