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Elmo Sex Accuser Has Recanted His Recantation

According to Gawker, the young man who accused Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of having a sexual relationship with him when he was 16 – and then recanted that story and received $125,000 – has now recanted his recantation. Is this about the truth, or a bigger settlement?

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The Voice of Sesame Street’s Elmo Accused of Sexual Relationship w/ Underaged Boy

Despite Mitt Romney’s defeat, there is still trouble on Sesame Street.The man who voices Elmo, the children’s program’s most popular character, has been accused of having a sexual relationship with an underage male.

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REPORT: 43 Percent of Black Gay Youth Have Contemplated or Attempted Suicide

A survey of black gay youth reveals that 43 percent of Black gay youth have thought about or attempted suicide; over half of those surveyed fear or have experienced family disownment. Our young people deserve BETTER than this!

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BLACKS SHOULD NOT ‘KNOW BETTER,’ AND HERE’S WHY

The sentiment that Blacks “should know better” when it comes to prejudice against other groups is a product of white supremacist thinking. Being Black doesn’t imbue us with special powers to automatically understand someone else’s plight…

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Spilling Whitney’s Tea Redux

By Summer M. 9:25 am February 20, 2012 Since I have done nothing but act like my mother’s child and mourn the passing of Whitney Houston for the last 10 days, I knew today’s post would be a return, in some way, to The Voice. Early last week, I had resolved to write a fun, […]

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On the Job While You Chill: The Profit of Oppresion

By Keantre Malone 11:59 am November 17, 2011 Let’s talk about empathy. Why? Because intersectionality–this concept that all isms have the same perpetrator and depend upon each other to oppress various groups/identities–never struck me hard until i thought critically about this erroneous course in sexuality I’m taking. Granted, I disagree with most of my professor’s […]

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NICKI MINAJ and THE FREAKY BOIS: Raunch-Rap As A Weapon

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The Freaky Bois are two young Gay rappers that spit the nastiest, sleaziest, freakiest raps you’ve ever heard. Like Nicki, they’re wielding raunchy rap music like a weapon, forcing the listener to grapple with their sexual identities. And I love it.

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Mobbin In Heels: Not Forgetting About Womyn in Hip Hop

By Keantre Malone 12:00 pm October 13, 2011 Much has changed for the presence of female emcees since the days of Sha-Rock (I know I’m taking it way back), but the struggle for respect remains nearly impossible. None of my reflections can pin-point the reason why no female emcee has managed to have the world-wide […]

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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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I Know Why Black Men act the Way they Act: Peter Pan Syndrome!!

By Fallon 8:50 am September 23, 2011 http://youtu.be/gA-oSadHikY As I walked home yesterday from the market with my several bags of groceries and my godson in toe being harassed by young black men who probably could be my nephews, I finally understood why many Black men act the way they do. Why they are completely […]

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