The fragility of Black masculinity and homophobia are simply method too actual people. And a current Vainness Truthful article honoring our Baes Michael B. Jordan and Ryan Coogler, has it sadly rearing its ugly head.
See, like Robert DeNiro to Martin Scorsese, Jordan and Coogler are muses for each other, having labored collectively on two function movies Creed and 2014’s Fruitvale Station. That bond and kinship between them is robust, like brothers. And whereas which will have been what the photographer was making an attempt to seize, none of that mattered as a result of too many people acquired caught of their emotions about this picture:
When you’re not speaking about @michaelb4jordan and Ryan Coogler, you may be https://t.co/9j0cAnl907 pic.twitter.com/nSqKTAlSX4
— VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) March three, 2016
Based on Mic, social media went amuck accusing VF of making an attempt to “emasculate Black males” and “promote homosexuality.” One commenter on blogger Love B. Scott Fb’s web page went so far as to accuse the 2 of being on the Down-Low, saying, “No self-respecting heterosexual males pose like this naturally.”.
Boy bye. As an alternative allow us to ponder the next:
#masculinitysofragile So males can't present brotherly affection with out yall turning it sexual and/or damaging?https://t.co/l9DZlLYYVW
— BlackityBlackYall (@isitis) March eight, 2016
Why is that this photograph of #MichaelBJordan & #RyanCoogler inflicting panic? https://t.co/sLSWq0bB3v pic.twitter.com/o98ha0NZHC
— Son of Baldwin (@SonofBaldwin) March 6, 2016