Michael Arceneaux is the the New York Times bestselling author of I Can’t Date Jesus, which was released on July 24, 2018 from Atria Books/Simon & Schuster.
Additionally, he writes the advice column "Dearly Beloved" for the queer site Into while also serving as a regular contributor to Mic News, Essence, Complex, NBC Think, among others. Additionally, his writing on pop culture, sexuality, race, gender, politics, and Beyoncé has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Rolling Stone, Teen Vogue, Wired, Buzzfeed, The Guardian, Esquire, Vulture, Salon, The Atlantic, Comedy Central Online, among others.
His work has been referenced everywhere from The Weekly Standard to Jezebel to MSNBC and even been deemed required reading for courses at Harvard University. Michael’s has also lent commentary on MSNBC, NPR, BET, VH1, Viceland, SiriusXM Radio, and many others. In 2018, The Root named Michael as part of The Root 100, their annual list of the most influential African Americans, ages 25 to 45.
“Writer Michael Arceneaux is Back”
“Michael Arceneaux's Vegan Soul Food Dinner with Erykah Badu”
“What It means to be gay and Black in America”
“How the media portrays gay men of color”
“Journalist Michael Arceneaux Explains How He Officially Came Out of The Closet”
"I Can't Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, And Other Reasons I've Put My Faith In Beyonce."
Amanpour and Co
The Breakfast Club
“Neither A ‘Sissy’ Nor A Saint: An Offer Of Priesthood Prompts A Coming Out”
“Sway In The Morning “
“There Goes The Neighborhood”