Striving = Death: The Scourge of Familial Silence on Black Gay Men

Hyattsville Mayor Kevin Ward died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after his body was found in a park in McLean, Virginia on January 25th, 2022. I was saddened to hear this news, for while I didn’t know Mayor Ward personally, I know someone who did. While the details surrounding his death are still being investigated, I wonder how a successful politician, with a…

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David Malebranche

David Malebranche

Physician. Public Health Advocate. Writer. Activist