LGBT Activists Challenge the Status Quo in Documentaries ‘The New Black’ and ‘Call Me Kuchu’

June 25, 2013

Plenty such axioms exist when it comes to LGBT rights: marriage equality is inevitable in the U.S.; most African-Americans oppose equal marriage rights because of their religion; LGBT people are invisible everywhere but the West.  But two new documentaries “The New Black” and “Call Me Kuchu,” which are landing on the scene contemporaneously, present a compelling challenge to these assumptions. “The New Black” just won the audience award for best feature at AFI Docs.

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The New Black


The New Black is a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights. Continue Reading

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