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
Ababri creates work that echoes with a multitude of artistic references but maintains an originality that is bracing, challenging and raw in its exploration of the sexualised, male and homosexual, Black body. Continue reading Review: Bitter to what end?
#BlackHistoryMonth promotes #BlackExcellence but are these expectations realistic? Don’t we also have the right to #BlackMediocrity ? Doesn’t #BlackMentalHealth require it?
Continue reading Read: Mediocrity for all
It is horrifying how casual members of a community can be at the mistreatment of one of their own, as horrifying as that moment when you first come out and discover that gay men are far, far from enlightened Continue reading Read: First they came for the guys in heels
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
Meet Mr Right (or Mr Right Now) on an app, or at the club? Read Uncle D’s latest dilemma Continue reading Read: Uncle D’s Dilemmas – Dating app or the club?
Calling out and making gestures are tools in the social justice armoury. They are less important tools though than real acts of solidarity and protest Continue reading Read: Got your copy of Vogue yet?
Black gay men’s sex lives are much more than a NHS statistic or risk category. We deserve to make choices for free, healthy, fulfilling sex lives. There are educational and medical tools that may help some make this a reality. We want PrEP. . . Now Continue reading Read: PrEP Now
How do we deal with the fear that we’re f**king racists, and how do we deal with the reality? Continue reading Read: F**king Racists
I have learned from experience that this kind of argument with white men is generally futile, that any point you make is seldom applied within the winder context of inequality. It is applied only to an individual’s hurt. Continue reading READ: Unlearning Daddy Lessons