Breaking the silence of depression in the Black gay community


Speaking out about a taboo subject

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, nationwide, on Friday, Apr 15, 2010, commemorated a day of silence – vowing not to speak for one 24-hour period as a unified protest action in solidarity with and against the treatment members of the community receive from a majority of the people. This day of silence was also an occasion to break the silence surrounding the debilitating effects of depression in the Black gay community.

A book soon to be published by this writer would