“Gathering The Pieces,” a virtual event series around Michaela Coel’s groundbreaking new show on HBO, I MAY DESTROY YOU. Dr. Brooks discusses intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and toxic masculinity. Addressing the needs of Black gay and bisexual men are critical and addressing the roots causes of violence is essential for developing radical solutions that help us all heal. Here is the link to the panel discussion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZS5cjOoBG8M.
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My Brother’s Keeper & The African American Male Engagement Office In Baltimore Partners with Dr. Durryle Brooks to Discuss IntersectionalityDr. Durryle Brooks2020-10-06T16:20:14+00:00
This You Matter discussion focused on the intersections race, gender, and sexuality among ALL men and boys of color. All too often, the discussion regarding supporting men and boys often only means supporting cisgender and heterosexual boys and men. This discussions centered on all Black boys and men, which includes gay, bisexual, and queer Black men and boys. #inclusionmatters
Gaps in Science and Evidence-Based Interventions to Respond to Intimate Partner Violence Among Black Gay and Bisexual Men in the U.S.: A Call for an Intersectional Social Justice ApproachDr. Durryle Brooks2020-10-06T15:50:30+00:00
Abstract Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a prevalent but under recognized issue among sexual minorities broadly, but especially among Black Gay and Bisexual Men (BGBM). Over the last several years, acts of IPV among BGBM made national news, drawing attention to the unique ways that IPV plays out within this particular population. Yet, little research has examined the intersections between race and sex-uality among BGBM, the lack of culturally responsive IPV services, their support needs, or the barriers that BGBM face when seeking IPV related services. When examined closely, the field of IPV has traditionally focused on cisgender [...]
What would you do to heal? I couldn’t watch that video. There was nothing about seeing a Black man publicly executed that felt appropriate or necessary. There was nothing that I needed to see to understand that what happened to him, and to Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade, was anything more than 400+ years of state sanctioned brutality against people like me. And yet, I could not escape the images — his image. The still images, brown skin turned grey — I knew it was the mark of death. Read the original article : https://email@example.com/from-self-care-to-self-reverence-practices-on-black-people-our-fight-for-justice-freedom-72c962024a1b. [...]
The "Young, Black, Homegrown, and Leading" series explores Black leaders in Baltimore, their personal journeys, their leadership roles and how they see the challenges facing Baltimore — and what solutions to these challenges might look like. This interview covers education, civic engagement, LGBTQ representation, growing up and navigating life as a Black gay man, and my abiding LOVE for Baltimore City. Here is the link to the website: https://thedailyrecord.com/2020/09/29/durryle-brooks-helping-young-people-to-use-their-voice/.
Urban One & Nissan Celebrate Diversity Among Unsung African American LGBTQ history makers!–Dr. Durryle BrooksDr. Durryle Brooks2020-10-06T14:51:09+00:00
Urban One proudly partners with Nissan, and local Nissan dealers to honor and recognize some of the many African American LGBTQ history makers that have gone UNSUNG! LGBTQ History Month is celebrated in October to coincide with National Coming Out Day on October 11th and to commemorate the 1979 and 1987 Marches on Washington for LGBT Rights. It also has a focus on African American LGBTQ individuals that have made major impacts on our nation and in our lives. Far too often the contributions of African American Lesbian, Gay, Bi-Sexual, Transgender, and Queer people go unrecognized [...]
The coronavirus pandemic brought into stark focus many of the health and social justice inequities that plague disadvantaged populations in Baltimore and around the world. To address this critical gap, the Alliance for a Healthier World created a new cycle of health equity-focused COVID-19 grants for researchers, policy experts, and program implementers at Johns Hopkins University. After receiving a tremendous number of applications – Dr. Durryle Brooks' community research project entitled Examination of Medical Mistrust and Misinformation of COVID-19 among Low Income African-Americans with Comorbid Risk Factors was selected as one of the awardees.
What is love? Part 2 Love & Power Watch as we continue our conversation with Dr. Durryle Brooks about the typical narratives around love and what that perpetuates in our society regarding who is deserving of love. What are the consequences of these narratives?
What is love? Watch Dr. Durryle Brooks talk to SexGenLab about the typical narratives around love and what that perpetuates in our society about who is deserving of love. What are the consequences of these narratives? How do we define love?
Rememory, Collective Healing, and Liberation Toni Morrison spoke of a concept called rememory. It was the idea that beyond our own individual experiences, we shared a collective experience, history, and knowledge. Listen to Dr. Brooks discuss Black LGBT history in Baltimore, rememory, and collective liberation and transformation on Maryland Humanities Podcast.