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Jefferey Spivey

Jefferey Spivey is a New York-based freelance writer. He's the founder of men's lifestyle site Uptown Bourgeois. He's also the author of It's Okay If You Don't Read Everything (available on Amazon). These are my links is you want to include them: Book- [email protected]

I Remember: On Being Black and Gay in the South

I remember the South.  I remember driving along the dirt-stained highways of Mississippi.  I remember the brown signs and how

There’s a Black, Queer Renaissance Happening in the Art World

In this moment, we’re seeing unprecedented commercial success for Black, queer creatives.     RuPaul has packaged and distributed drag

What the Success of RuPaul’s Drag Race Means for Black, Gay Culture

RuPaul’s Drag Race has achieved a level of success and cultural ubiquity that evades most shows.  The queer franchise just

Gay Black Men Need to Treat Each Other As Allies—Not Enemies

It was a chilly Saturday night in New York City, and my husband and I decided to spend it at

Trans Track and Field Athletes Face Petitions Because of Gender Identity

Terry Miller and Andraya Yearwood are local track and field superstars.  They took first and second place, respectively, in last

‘FATHERS’ Web Series Imagines A World Without AIDS

A man remembers losing so many friends to AIDS that he couldn’t recall everyone who’d passed. Other men and women

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