At the start of Black History Month, we are looking forward. Making history, taking action. Take 10 minutes to reflect with us on what the future could hold as we set out our vision for the future – the BLKOUT Community Accelerator Continue reading WATCH: INVESTMENT IN US – a community accelerated
50 Years of Gay Pride matched by 50 years of failure among movements for racial justice in the UK to see that none of us are free until we are all free Continue reading Long Read: Counted As Warriors?
Congratulations, Sir Isaac Julien! Well deserved recognition of your contribution to film and visual arts, thank you for the ongoing inspiration Continue reading CELEBRATE: ARISE SIR ISAAC
In small ways and large, we can do different than society tells us – especially when society fails us with a depressing regularity. Applying a radical imagination to our situation means being willing to change what may appear to be insignificant in practice; rejecting them because they reinforce systems that we intend to dismantle Continue reading EVENT: HARD PRESSED PANEL @ BRUNCH: POWER EDITION
Can you help? If you can see possibilities for partnership, or are able to offer your services (as an individual or organisation) to making the events the best they can be, please use the form below to contact Rob to discuss. If you would like to volunteer to act as a steward, do a shift in the shop, or to help us convene or manage … Continue reading ACTION: Pearl’s Return – Partner Preview
Pearl’s Return; a recyclable, popup event, art, and social club – reviving a lost Black gay bar from 1970s Brixton, to create a networked destination for expression, connections, and Black LGBTQ+ joy Continue reading PLEDGE: PEARL’S RETURN
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).
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
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
Global Black Gay Men Connect (GBGMC), in partnership with Grindr, are hosting a global virtual Black Gay Pride Event on Friday 10 July 2020. Continue reading Event: Black Gay Pride Worldwide
Think you know your Black British queer history? Here’s a chance to prove it. Continue reading BlackOut Black History Month Challenge 2019
Introducing ‘Seen on Scene’ – Visibility matters but raises questions that are too rarely asked – whose visibility? Visible to who? Visible for what? Is vanity enough? Continue reading Introducing ‘Seen on Scene’: #Visibility Matters