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"Let's maximize the fact that we're Queer. We don't have to do none of this shit like nobody say." - Shirlette

Shirlette Ammons (Poet, Musician and Creator of the "Twilight for Gladys Bentley" Project), reflects on coming of age in the rural South and being one of two gay twins.

"Truth. Be. Told." is a documentary series that seeks to reclaim the birthright of Queer Black visionaries within our families and communities by providing a platform for out, Black LGBTQ people to tell their personal stories of challenge, radical self-inquiry, personal transformation, and triumph.

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