· You've probably noticed more magazines are now targeting black gay audiences—such as Clik, Flavalife, Pulse, Noble and Ballroom Rockstar. Is the competition getting crowded? Ballroom editor Elton Carpenter says no because "there is enough room for more than just one black gay magazine, because I definitely believe we have the buying power."
· Clarence Nero, author of Three Sides to Every Story, explains how he created his novel: "I’m covering heavy issues in this book from sex, sexuality, the down low, homophobia, and black men in prison—just so much stuff happening out there in the world today that I couldn’t cover the scope and depth of these issues without exploring them from three angles." Our review of the book here.