Posts tagged "media"
Covering (Up) Mental Illness in the Black Community

Covering (Up) Mental Illness in the Black Community

From Metta World Peace to Rudy Eugene, African Americans confronting mental health challenges are often portrayed as isolated examples of crazy or deranged people rather than members of a marginalized community suffering an illness. Beyond the black blogosphere and social networking events, the dismal state of black mental health treatment and awareness hasn’t been adequately covered by mainstream media.

Gay connections

"We hope that after this show airs, homosexuality will no longer be an issue, that society will be more enlightened about it, more understanding and more tolerant."
Gang Gang, the producer of "Gay Connections" in English or, according to the Chinese press release, "Connecting Homosexual People," the first program to focus on gay issues in the country.