Advocacy workshops encourage Black same gender loving men and those that love and support them to stand up and address issues paramount in our Black same gender loving community. Session attendees will be equipped to address issues of homophobia, stigma, communication barriers, and other aspects to assure the Black same gender loving community is not disrespected, disregarded, or misrepresented.
Leadership workshops focus on building leaders within the Black same gender loving community. Leaders are those that are not afraid to stand counted among the Black same gender loving community. The workshops will address how to become comfortable in your own skin to - stand in the Light and not in the shadows.
Spirituality workshops address issues surrounding Black same gender loving men and those that love and work with them about their spirituality. These workshops will address the realities of being Black, Gay and Christian, What the Bible states about homosexuality, Does God love same gender loving people?, AIDS is not God’s punishment for our sexuality, etc.
Health & Wellness
Health & Wellness workshops address issues that are specific to men with regard to their sexual orientation. These workshops will address issues of HIV, but also other concerns that plague the Black male experience: hypertension, stress, depression, prostate cancer, drug and alcohol abuse, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, etc.
Relationship workshops address issues surrounding relationships with partners, friends, family, and colleagues. The workshop will address all types of relationships and not just romantic and sexual relationships. The workshops will address dating, sexual roles, monogamy, financial responsibility, etc.
Abstract Submission Request
Abstract submission forms request may be sent to by clicking the button below. Abstract submission forms are due by 5:00 p.m. EST on August 1, 2021. Those who submit abstracts will receive an e-mail confirmation. The Ujima Men’s Collective will not confirm receipt by phone.
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