In , one of first recorded and widely-publicized arrests in the United States for gender impersonation took place at an event in the home of William Dorsey Swann, a Black man. Less than a mile from the White House, Swann and twelve other Black people were arrested and charged with vagrancy after police raided a secret drag dance he was hosting. They were ordered to pay a bond or serve 30 days in jail, and their names were published in the local papers the next day for all the city to read. A year prior, in January , another such dance was also raided. This one had featured both white and Black invitees — and several of the same people had been arrested, including Swann.
New qualitative research has shown that Black gay couples report using condoms more often than racially white gay men in the US, especially for limiting HIV transmission. Findings show that white gay couples talk about condom use more often than Black gay men, but that does not translate into practice in the same way it does for Black gay couples. Questions such as what are the ages, location, and identities i. I agree these are valid queries and would add other questions: How are they assessing if the men are using the condoms correctly each time? These are all usual attempts to debunk qualitative data. Yes, quantitative is more about having a larger sample size, however, the information we gather from qualitative data about our communities is often one that demonstrates our strengths, positive, and challenges stereotypes about us.
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The writers could have had them hook up or whatever. Instead he showcased a beautiful bromance between a straight black man and a black gay man. Hearts and flowers.