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The Black Community And Homophobia

There are portrayals in the media that play up the idea that some ethnic and racial groups are more homophobic that others. A popular notion is that the African American community is more homophobic than the white community. Where do these ideas come from? We'll talk with a panel of local and national voices to discuss attitudes towards homosexuality within the black community.





Juan Battle, Professor of Sociology, Public Health, & Urban Education at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Pastor Robert Fowler, Senior Pastor, Victory Missionary Baptist Church

Derek Washington, Stonewall Democratic Club of Southern Nevada


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