Writer discusses the Black church and anti-gay sentiment

July 2013
Windy City Times;7/3/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 40, p12
The article offers the insights of author and journalist Anthony Stanford concerning homophobia in the Black church during his talk at the Carter Woodson Regional Library in Chicago, Illinois on June 29, 2013.


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