Tag Archives: Depression

Depression in the LBTQ Community

Depression’s Peculiar Grip on Black LGBTQs, Part Three

     The third and final part of the exclusive series of articles I’ve penned for the HUFFINGTON POST has just been published!  The series, entitled “Depression’s Peculiar Grip on Black LGBTQs, Part Three,”explores how depression can have a disproportionate impact on, and different ramifications for Black LGBTQ individuals.

     In this installment, I focus on depression’s particular stranglehold on Black LGBTQs.  As well, I give an account of my very first depressive episode—which nearly overwhelmed me. 

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Depression’s Peculiar Grip on Black LGBTQs, Part Two

     The second part of the exclusive series I’ve crafted for the Huffington Post has just been published!  The series, entitled“Depression’s Peculiar Grip on Black LGBTQs, Part Two,” explores how depression can have a disproportionate impact on, and different ramifications for Black LGBTQ individuals. 

     In this installment, I discuss in detail exactly how and why depression is so stigmatized in the black community as a whole.  And, it serves as the jumping off point into my first major bout with the disease.   

     http://www.huffingtonpost.com/wyatt-obrian-evans/depressions-peculiar-grip-on-black-lgbtqs-part-two_b_7118068.html