That’s all in the past however, as Noah and the boys are back with finale.As we head into final turn of the election season with the very controversial Proposition 8 on the ballots in California, now seems like as good a time as ever to re-acquaint ourselves with the 100 in 2007, which was my first press-related discussion, or sort of announcement. The concern we had at the beginning of the show, and one that we still have, is that once you do a gay show and talk about your personal sexuality, nobody wants to talk about anything else.wrapped, stars Darryl Stephens and Jensen Atwood were sure they’d be continuing on with another season of their hit dramedy.However, the show’s unexpected cancellation sent shockwaves through the community and left both the stars and the fans with more questions than answers.Stephens hopes that through his personal accounts readers will be inspired to circumvent the same mistakes he’s made.“I want to help people, and I want to help them lead more authentic lives,” Stephens says.DS: When Magazine called me and asked me if I’d like to be included, I said well at this point, they’re calling me directly. Personally, it was kind of silly for me to not talk about it because I’ve been out to my family for years.I did the cover because for people who did have those lingering questions about what it’s like to be gay and working in the industry and black and on TV and all of those things, I felt like I could answer those questions once and for all and move on, and hopefully we’re ready to do that.
We’re really getting to see how America deals with this.
With all of the and marriage equality talk in the news right now, it’s important for black gay folks, and people who know and love black gay folks, to really have some sort of context for how to proceed personally in the midst of all this political shifting. Stephens says he’s received nothing but positive feedback.
“What I’m hearing most is that people can relate to the stories,” he says.
“But I found in order to communicate the lessons I had learned, I had to share them within the context of my own experience.
In that way [the book] is sort of a motivational memoir.” ultimately aims to restore a sense of self-worth.