We center Black gay men in our work.

We believe that Black gay men must be the authors of our own narratives.

We believe in affirming and uplifting messaging.

We believe that storytelling is indispensable to social change.

We are committed to working in solidarity and partnership with all movements committed to racial and social justice.

We stand in the tradition of the 1980s Black gay renaissance.

We believe data collection and research must be driven by and informed by the communities being researched.

We believe in social marketing and visual representations of black gay men that elevates the joy and power of our community.

We believe community memory is community power.