Black and Gay: Resources for Coming Out While Still Holding on to Your Roots

Black and Gay: Resources for Coming Out While Still Holding on to Your Roots

The 'Ink, Paper, Scissors' resource guide for coming out and being comfortable in your skin.

Published 3 weeks ago

With films like Moonlight and Holler If You Hear Me: Black and Gay in the Church, we're starting to see a community of African-American LGBTQ members  be able to reveal the truth about their complexity for mainstream audiences (with their allies in full support). 

In the latest episode of Ink, Paper, Scissors, Perry came out as a Black bisexual male to his mom, who quickly expressed that the Bible doesn't agree. In order to make it easier and more accessible to come out comfortably, we've compiled a list of resources. 

Take a look below. 

Need help coming out?

If you or someone you know is struggling with coming out, maybe this list of resources can help:

Written by BET Staff

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