In August we were pleased to work with Black Thrive to host the first in our series of Delicious Deliberations, where we gather Black LGBTQI people to break bread and share in conversations that matter, about our past, present and future. Listen to our discussions on health and wellbeing for Black LGBTQ people in Lambeth and contribute your views Continue reading Listen: Is Being Black and Queer bad for your health? The Report back
The project was named Catalyst as a marker of its intention to build a new generation of activists for sexual health. During the three years it was funded, the Catalyst Programme trained 20 service users per year using 4 OCN‑accredited community engagement modules Continue reading Watch: Throwback Thursdays – Catalyst @ Naz
Being BlackOut, we wanted to be a part of the conversation at AIDS2018, to help build lasting networks among Black queer men, and to amplify voices, particularly when they have knowledge to share that is crucial for our well being. Continue reading Watch: Diaspora download
Delicious Deliberations is a challenging, enlivening and inspiring gathering where Black LGBTQ share our insights and experiences with each other and directly with those tasked with delivering services, supporting and/or representing us in order to improve policy, practice and outcomes for Black LGBTQ people. Continue reading Event: Is being Black and Queer Bad for your health?
After the Pride celebrations wind down, reconnect and join the Black Yogis for an afternoon of outdoor yoga and mindfullness and a picnic in Hyde Park, London. Continue reading Event: Return of the Black Yogis
What do you know about chemsex as it effects black gay/bi/SGL/queer men in the UK? Let’s work together to create solutions. Complete our survey and join the conversation #chemsexwhileblack Continue reading Read: What’s going on?#Chemsexwhileblack
Get the background ahead of our screening of parTyboi on Thu Read: ParTyboi 101; what is chemsex? #chemsexwhileblack Continue reading Read: ParTyboi 101; what is chemsex?
UK Premiere of doc ‘parTyboi’ 5th Apr 2018, Central London, with Q+A with director, Micheal Rice. @BlkOutUK and @56DeanStreet working to support black queer men. Join the conversation #chemsexwhileblack Continue reading Event: Chemsex while black – UK premiere of ‘ParTyboi: black diamonds in ice castles’ – 5th April 2018
February 5-11 is sexual abuse and sexual violence awareness week. The week kicks off with a march across London’s Millennium Bridge on Monday 5th February. It would be great to see more of us there, supporting women and fighting the stigma that means too many men remain silent about the sexual violence and harassment we too face. Continue reading Read: #MeToo and us
On World Aids Day 2017, BlackOutUK issues a call for us to work together to end HIV. Join the conversation Continue reading Watch: Let’s end HIV together
Hate is rightly a hot topic in our communities right now; tweets from those who should know better expressing misogyny and homophobia; dating app ‘just-a-preference’ racism, fat-shaming, femme-antagonism and HIV stigmatisation; transphobic media witch-hunts; post-Brexit increases in hate crime; and the exposure of entrenched patterns of sexual harassment in the workplace. What does this tell us about about the state of gay subcultures in 2017? … Continue reading Read: Love, Hate, Violence and Us
BlackOutUK are pleased to support the ‘Treating Me Right’ campaign – helping people living with HIV to know their healthcare rights Continue reading Read: Treat me right