Recent essay on Gay Black Tele(in)visibility

I wanted to draw your attention to this essay that ties in nicely with our discussion of representation of queers of color on television.

“The Cancellation of Don’t Trust the B and Gay Black Tele(in)visibility” by Alfred L. Martin

What is Martin’s argument about the portrayal of gay black men on television?
Do his observations differ at all from what we saw in Sender’s documentary, Off the Straight and Narrow?
Do you think it matters that the actor portraying a gay black man actually was a gay black man? Why or why not?

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