An Open Letter To Steve Friess About Your Plea To Black Women From White Gay Men

Steve Friess wrote an article in TIME asking black women not to push white gay men away, because they, too, know what it’s like to be ostracized and pushed down. Preston Mitchum says black women don’t need Friess’ kind of solidarity.

Dear Steve:

It’s me, Preston. A queer, black man writing to explain something critical to anyone who wants to stand in solidarity with others: Faux solidarity is never appreciated, respected, or refreshing.

Read the full letter at Role Reboot.

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