Chris Dickerson—“Profile in (Fierce) Courage”

By |2016-08-25T11:00:38-04:00August 25th, 2016|Categories: blog|Tags: , |4 Comments

“What a man, what a man, what a man…What a mighty good man…” –Whatta Man,” by Salt-n-Pepa with En Vogue.      When I was growing up—as my gay identity was forming and burning brightly within--that’s what I ascribed to African-American bodybuilder Chris Dickerson, an IFBB (International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness) Mr. Olympia legend. On a number of levels, I was intrigued by and [...]