What is it that we pass along to them or do they, too, need to start from scratch? Joseph Beam, Making Ourselves From Scratch, Brother To Brother Sexile is the latest descriptor I have seen for the phenomenon. The enduring attraction of the city to the ready-to-cross-boundaries queer person. There are versions of this story as old as the city itself. The village life no … Continue reading EVENT: A Place for Us? Black, Queer, Where?
Congratulations, Sir Isaac Julien! Well deserved recognition of your contribution to film and visual arts, thank you for the ongoing inspiration Continue reading CELEBRATE: ARISE SIR ISAAC
At Black Men Who Brunch in April, we celebrated the arrival of Spring by adopting the theme of ‘Love’ as inspiration for our discussions and activities. Listen in to the powerful discussion from the #HardPressed panellists, and check out the Love Many Ways playlist Continue reading LISTEN: LOVE MANY WAYS/HARD PRESSED
After what has been a(nother) challenging week for social justice in the UK, it is a pleasure to be able to share with you some exciting, good news. A get away Those of you who have been able to resist the lure of foreign travel today, if you are anything like me, will be largely relieved not to have had to run the gauntlet of … Continue reading EVENT: GET AWAY, TAKE UP SPACE & EXPRESS YOURSELF
The future of BLKOUT_UK Consultation opens NYD and lasts all of January. Here’s your chance to show us how Black queer men can continue #makingspaceforus Continue reading LONG READ: A DREAM NO LONGER ON MUTE
New, community-led research report from BLKOUT_UK, the Black queer men’s collective, presents the results of a ground-breaking research project Continue reading Read: We’re all Black Queer Men now
Black queer men, get your thinking caps on, get drawing, and submit your t-shirt design to firstname.lastname@example.org as a digital image (photo, scanned drawing, graphic) by 9am Monday 4th May Continue reading Create: T-shirt 2020 Design and win!!
The BlackOut HUB is now available on Google Play and Apple App Stores. For and by Black queer men in the UK, Download it today, have a look round and tell us what you think of it. Continue reading download: oh app-y day!
A ‘lost’ collection of photographs stirred deep emotions and memories for Dirg.
Dirg’s father, John A. Richards, also in reflective mood shares his 1st poem ‘Keep a check on your ledger’. Written when we was 93 years old. Continue reading read: windrush – a collection saved (part 2): wisdom shared
In association with Unapologaytic – the T-Shirts you need for Pride2019 Continue reading SHOP: revolutionary love; the collection
Your chance to shape the research agenda, engage with policy decision-makers across London, and give voice to the issues and concerns raised by Black queer men. Application deadline Wed 19 June Continue reading Apply: wanted: 10 community researchers
Join the first BlackOut Collective. Take a leading role in making a difference to the lives of Black Queer men in the UK Continue reading Apply: The BlackOut Collective