Having sampled the taste for collective, community ownership at UK Black Pride, the last decade has witnessed Black and minority ethnic queer communities start to take ownership in other spaces and reach for more ambitious goals. UK Black Pride has been instrumental in that change. Continue reading Read: UK Black Pride – A deeper love
On Sat 16th May, BlackOut invites Black bi/gay and/or trans men from across the UK to download, tune in, kick back and party – at home. ‘Get Down On Lockdown’ will be livestreamed from The BlackOut Hub mobile app. Continue reading Event: Bored yet? Let’s get down on lockdown
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!!
I like when I find my music putting a smile on people’s faces. And that’s what I wanna do with this second album. Also to play my part in healing the world when it comes to homophobia Continue reading Watch This Space: Daniel Molyneaux
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
An exceptional tale and example – Dirg Aab-Richards, protecting and sharing our heritage Continue reading read: windrush – a collection shared
We invited fashion photographer Benjamin Glean to use his considerable skills to capture images of Black queer men at UK Black Pride earlier this month, to kick off our new feature, Seen on Scene. Continue reading VIEW: Seen on Scene: Black Boy Joy @ Pride
Check out the first instalment of our Pride round up – Pride as created by QTIPOC – by us for us Continue reading Rated: Pride 2019 Special
In 2003 when Lius was subject to a vicious homophobic attack in a London street, he thought he might die. Very much alive, for Pride2019 he responds; with beauty – Orange File Continue reading view: Orange File
We’re pleased to be working with The Conduit to invite the Beyond team and BlackOut friends to cross Regent’s Street to The Conduit’s Speakeasy and (with support from our Pride Parade partners budpride.co.uk)raise a glass to heroes in our midst. Continue reading event: always a black issue
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
Black queer men creating the new; shared spaces for shared futures BlackOut disrupts stubborn patterns of social marginalisation, exclusion, and precarity by creating a beacon media brand, digital platform and collaboration hub that connects Black Gay/Bi/Trans/Queer men to each other and mobilises them in actions to support voice, authentic visibility, resilience, wealth, philanthropy, entrepreneurship, health/wellbeing and improved life chances. Why? Until recently many intersectional communities … Continue reading BlackOut: what’s the big idea?