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Moonlight portrays black gay life in its joy, sadness and complexity
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At a time when gay culture is overwhelmingly white, Barry Jenkins explores the experience of queer black men and the challenges we face Warning: spoilers. The film Moonlight is extraordinary for many reasons, but to me it is most so for two. First, it considers black boys to be precious, at a time when news stories perpetually make it seem as if the United States considers them to be utterly expendable. Second, it acknowledges the effects that the stalking ghosts of premature death and incarceration have upon gay black masculinity — and it manages to do so without ever diminishing the lives full of complex humanity that black gay men still manage to have in America while navigating that reality.
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People walk past it every day and never notice. To them it's perfectly ordinary, just another basement flat in a street of white-painted terraces sandwiched between Kensington High Street and the King's Road. Except that this flat houses a male brothel.
A French police officer has been accused of anally raping a young black man with a police baton during a violent arrest in a Parisian suburb. Three other officers were charged with assault, after a year-old youth worker with no criminal record was allegedly beaten and raped with a police baton on a housing estate in Aulnay-sous-Bois. But the man, known only as Theo, suffered such serious injuries to his rectum that he needed major emergency surgery, and remains in hospital. I asked them why they were doing this, but they just continued to throw insults at me. They put handcuffs on me and then they told me to sit down.