Y? Chromosome

Y? Chromosome will examine hypermasculinity, heterosexism and homophobia in the African American community and the concept of masculinity at large by combining expert interviews with first-person testimonials.  It will expound the controversial themes of traditional manhood, the construct of the Strong Black Man, dual-identity development and homophobia in the Black church.  Utilizing a cinema verite style, the camera will follow four charcters whose journey is closely related with each theme.  The audience will now be able to put faces to phobias and realize that any MAN is central to huMANity, regardless of his sexual orientation.

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Extended Interviews: Please note that the following clips are excerpts from earlier interviews and do not constitute the entirety of the interview with the individual.

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