GBGMC Stand United in Support of the #EndSars Movement in Nigeria

We believe Black people everywhere deserve to live in a world that is safe, that denounces white supremacy. That gives them the opportunities to be the best that they can be. It is clear that the work we are building to reimagine safety and equal opportunities in the face of senseless police terror, corrupt politicians …

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Injectable PrEP: What You Need To Know

Haein Kim is a GBGMC Intern, Daniel Kalu also contributed to this article. HIV prevention and treatment methods have advanced over the years, improving the lives of those affected and potentially at risk individuals. Scientists have been studying newer strategies for long-acting HIV prevention and treatments which include: insertion, injection, infusion, or implantation. Today we …

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GLOBAL BLACK GAY MEN CONNECT (GBGMC); NAMES KALEN ALLEN AS GRAND MARSHAL FOR FIRST EVER GLOBAL BLACK PRIDE (RIOT)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16th, New York: Founded in 2018, Global Black Gay Men Connect (GBGMC) is an activist-led nonprofit organization  registered in New York.  As a collective, GBGMC fosters an activist-led movement with the goal of building local power to intervene in discrimination and violence inflicted on Black Gay communities and men wherever they …

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Are We Ignoring Structural Racism in Global LGBTQI Philanthropy?

Felix Humphrey is GBGMC volunteer. Felix, writes for GBGMC in celebration of IDAHOT (International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia) We are in a moment when philanthropy is under threat. We also know that if there is ever a time when philanthropy is needed, it is now. As a volunteer for Global Black Gay Men …

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Dear Young Black Gay Men, An open letter by Kalen Allen

Kalen Allen, Correspondent & Host of OMKalen and KalenReactsThe Ellen DeGeneres Show For International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia which is observed every year on May 17,  to raise awareness of LGBT rights violations worldwide, Global black Gay Men connect (GBGMC) asked Kalen Allen to pin an open letter to young black gay men around …

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PRESS RELEASE: Global Black Gay Men Connect: Meet Our founding Board of Directors

We are pleased to announce our founding Board of Directors. The members represent the geographical diversity of our board from Africa to Europe, America, and the Caribbean. In the last 24 months, we have been working internally to put structures in place for the organization and now we believe we are ready to announce the …

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Why PEPFAR is failing Key Populations and Black Gay Men: Using the Same Strategies and Expecting Different Results

Are we targeting the right people in the right places?    While UNAIDS estimates that 25% of new infections globally are attributable to Key Population and their partners, but the budget for these efforts is not matched.  For example, in Group two countries meeting in Johannesburg during this year’s PEPFER annual COP reviews, PEPFAR spends …

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Haiti LGBTQ Activist Jeudy Charlot found dead; under suspicious circumstances

Jeudy Charlot was found dead at his home near the capital city of Port-au-Prince. We ask that you send your love to the community in Haiti and follow their lead in responding to death of our brother. Charlot was the executive director of Kouraj , which is the only LGBTQ organization in Haiti. Global Black …

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