Tagged “Black men”

The #PostBadBeards Struggle Is REAL: Why I’m Not Mad At Fake Beards

Although "light-skinned points," "big booty points," "long hair points," "tall points," "big dick points," and "he has a job points" are well established within our community, "man hair points" -- where men are given extra attractiveness points just for having a full beard or long dreadlocks -- are just as common.

Our Dangerous Definition Of Manhood

While I know what I've learned and what I've been told, I wonder what being a "man" actually means

VSB Contributor Tunde Akinyeke Named On List Of Black Dudes In STEM And Shit

You might remember Kyla McMullen's original list of 73 sexy sistas in science, which won points for ...

Fashion, Feminization, Or Who Gives A F*ck?

One of my favorite pictures is from my 11th birthday party. I had a sleepover that year -- 10 ki...

Ask A VSB: He Hates My Natural Hair!

(Damon's latest at Madame Noire advises a woman whose boyfriend isn't a fan of her new hair) ...

Three Quick Thoughts On Kanye, Kim, And Confrontation Contemplation

1. A couple is at a mall. She has a couple stores she wants to visit, and he's hungry, so they s...

Why There Will Never Be A Black Male Olivia Pope

You know, I do sympathize with those annoyed by how Scandal (and, more recently, Being Mary Ja...

7 Ways To Make A Black Man Lose His Cool

Very few things on this planet are cooler than a Black man. A polar bears toe nails and the pola...

10 Black Men I Just Can’t Trust

Peter Gunz and Rowan Pope are perhaps the two most hated men on TV right now. At first glance, t...

On Successfully Navigating Life As A Black Male Introvert

It's a story my parents have shared with my friends, their friends, my girlfriends, our family, ...

The 10 Real Reasons Why So Many Black Women Are So Damn Single

While on one of those time-wasting and slightly creepy journeys through Facebook the other day--...

Either She Homeless, Or She Got Problems

A couple weeks ago, the Gay Reindeer and I were sitting in my car, people watching and eating ap...

On Black Men, And Why We’re Not “Allowed” To Be Human

I first became a fan of Louie CK four or five years ago. I'd heard of him before---and had even ...

So, She’s Down With The Swirl…And So Is She…And So Is She…And So Is She…And So Is She

I'm going to assume that the 25 to 40 year old Black people in my sphere of influence probably a...

The Digital Dating Era Isn’t All Bad

(The Champ's latest at Ebony explains why some of the hang-wringing over “the death of cou...