BLKOUT_UK has come out of the quiet, forming networks for voice, resilience, and joy – building a new kind of community among those too often let down by communities. Look out for our latest research ‘In The Picture’ published later this week Continue reading launch: WE_ARE_BLKOUT
In association with Unapologaytic – the T-Shirts you need for Pride2019 Continue reading SHOP: revolutionary love; the collection
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?
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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
We are excited to announce our latest initiative – Project BlackoutUK London, a unique opportunity to build connections with a diverse group of black queer/gay/bi/sgl creative men in London, create a shared platform for your voices, build your skills, knowledge, profile and networks, and develop a new way of building communities in which black queer lives matter. Continue reading Apply: Your voices, your platform
6 months since our launch, what do you think of BlackoutUK? Get in contact, let us know Continue reading Taking stock
I believe that black gay men have a unique life experience that can teach others empathy, humanity, tolerance and understanding.
Instead of trying to ‘fit in’, black gay men should strive to ‘stand out’, and help to create the world that we want to see. Continue reading Create: The world we want to see
They and you affirm what we know; there is a strong appetite for spaces to engage in conversations that celebrate, protect, save and ultimately serve Black gay men in all our diversity Continue reading Read: BlackOut Launched in London
Black Out UK presents an evening of performances, music, conversation, and connections to mark the UK release of the highly acclaimed Black gay coming-of-age film Moonlight. Continue reading Event: In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue – a celebration
I never really got the ‘Daddy’ thing. I generally dated guys who were of a similar age to me while looking to older black gay men as potential mentors; gathering hints as to how to navigate growing up in a racist, hetero-sexist, unequal city. Looking for clues as to how my life might be in the future. It had simply never occurred to me that … Continue reading Read: But wait . . . did he just call me ‘Daddy?