Make the yuletide gay! (Hugh Martin) There is greater uncertainty about what it will be possible to do together over the end of year holiday period due to the latest twists in managing COVID-19 and its variants. At the same time there is more and more evidence that we both want and need to find ways to stay connected to each other. Approaching two years … Continue reading EVENT: Sleigh all day @ December Virtual Brunch – Mon 27 Dec
Classic, iconic . . . Brunch No 5 Continue reading EVENT: Brunch No.5
We’re collating a mixtape with a song for each year since Pearl’s dooors closed in 1981 that filled dancefloors on London’s Black queer scene. ‘Mixtape Stories’ hears directly from community members about the tunes that they remember, and the memories they evoke. Continue reading LISTEN: PEARL’S MIXTAPE STORIES 1 – YOUNG LLOYD
A great start to #PearlsReturn – the pics and a smartphone video from the ballroom uprising in Brixton Market – Pearl’s Goes West Continue reading VIEW: PEARL’S GOES WEST – THE START OF HOMECOMING
For IDAHOBIT today, here are some ways you could fill in the knowledge gaps about us, better data would give campaigners a stronger platform for change Continue reading Read: they don’t know about us
There is much work to be done beyond census 2021 in making the data that we already share about ourselves more transparent to us – particularly as use of AI enables more targeted commercial and public services. The quality and quantity of data is likely to become an even more contested arena for discussion of justice. Continue reading READ: invisible men?
In solidarity: Revd Jarel Robinson @blkoutuk, @HouseofRainbow We are individuals and organisations who hold the interests of our Black LGBTQ siblings dear to our hearts. To whom it may concern . . . This week we have seen the best of us – exemplified by the late Captain Sir Tom Moore, and the worst of us in those who would take any and every opportunity, … Continue reading READ: IN SOLIDARITY
Later today (Sun 6th Dec) we launch our new regular event format – A S S E M B L Y
Join us for an engaging, action-focused review of UK based, Black heritage and history interventions, and where our Black queer lives – starting at 6pm
Join us for informal, lively discussions, focused debate, chat, and connection. Join us where Black Queer experiences move from the margins to centre stage (without apology).
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
It’s Not Black History Month if it doesn’t include Black Queer folk . . .Did you think there wouldn’t be a test? There’s always a test! Continue reading COMPETE: THE BLKOUT BLACK HISTORY MONTH QUIZ 2020