A man eats a hotdog at a cookout. “No homo,” he says.
“That’s a nice shirt, bro. No homo,” he compliments his friend as he gives him dap. The night goes on, they have one too many drinks, and one of the friends falls over something. He isn’t paying attention. “That’s a big ass stick. Damn. No homo, bruh,” he wipes the dirt off of his fit, disgruntled. They head home and part ways, it’s been a long night.
Journalist Clay Cane explores homophobia in the black church with the groundbreaking BET.com documentary ‘HollerIfYouHearMe: Black and Gay in the Church.’ Created and produced by Cane, his film debut puts the narrative in the hands of Black LGBT people who are torn between their faith and sexuality.