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
We are delighted to be welcoming the team behind BAFTA nominated short film, The Black Cop, to Black Men Who Brunch. Here’s your chance to ask them a question, in advance Continue reading EVENT: POSE A QUESTION TO ‘THE BLACK COP’ TEAM @ BRUNCH
A warm-up selection of those who DIDN’T make the cut
Any surprises? Continue reading LISTEN: NOT QUITE Pearl’s MIXTAPE
Of course, you are being gaslit. That it is so obvious is how we know we are winning. Calling it out is crucial, but remember, it’s not the work. Luxuriating in the glow of being right, is the MSG of progress; eating without satiating hunger. This is a battle for control of our imaginations, our ability to make meaning collectively and individually in response to our experiences, to disrupt the world as it is and create the world as we need it to be. Continue reading READ: YES, WE ARE BEING GASLIT – WE’RE WINNING THE ARGUMENT
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?
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).
In this provocative discussion paper, Rob Berkeley argues that a too-simplistic definition of community as ‘place’ or neighbourhood serves to perpetuate exclusion and inequality for minority communities – including Black queer men Continue reading Long Read: Out of Place, Again?
Now is the time for real talk, real leadership, and action. Now is the time to ask what is it we really want? Continue reading Read: Got ‘Boyega money?’ Can you afford to call racism out?
Staff associations set up to challenge exclusion are perpetuating the very things they seek to challenge. Continue reading READ: There’s Something Up With This Picture
We live, work and pay our taxes like everyone else in the country and we deserve to have our voices heard just as loudly. Continue reading Read: Vote 2019: Feel the Fatigue: Do it anyway
Black bi/gay/trans men who live, work or play in London are invited to complete this online survey and contribute to this BlackOut peer-led research project undertaken with support from the Mayor of London. Continue reading Put Yourself ‘In the Picture’
In the latest instalment of BlackOut’s Speechless series, Antoine Rogers reflects on the posthumous outing of Luther Vandross, the complexities of disclosure for Black men and the nature of allyship #Speechless Continue reading Watch: #Speechless No.6 – Patti, Luther and the end of ambiguity