Is 2023 when we start to be at the centre of our own narratives, creating spaces in our image and in response to our needs? Are we ready?
Join us online for part 2 of our #placeforus conversation at 7pm TONIGHT Feb 15 link.outsavvy.com/aplaceforus Continue reading LONG READ: A RENAISSANCE OF OUR OWN?
What is it that we pass along to them or do they, too, need to start from scratch? Joseph Beam, Making Ourselves From Scratch, Brother To Brother Sexile is the latest descriptor I have seen for the phenomenon. The enduring attraction of the city to the ready-to-cross-boundaries queer person. There are versions of this story as old as the city itself. The village life no … Continue reading EVENT: A Place for Us? Black, Queer, Where?
All we want, for Christmas and beyond – 3 things you can do to help us build community and transform lives Continue reading WATCH: INVESTMENT IN US – stronger together
Be one of our UK conference correspondents
Contact us to join the online conference live, or sign up to view the recorded proceedings Continue reading TAKE PART: In My Mind Conference Correspondents
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
On the 7th October 2022, Antoine D Craigwell will open the 8th ‘In My Mind Conference’ on the mental health and wellness of LGBTQ+ People of Colour. This year, the focus is on older SGL people. Continue reading EVENT: VOICES @ IN MY MIND 2022 FOCUS ON THE MENTAL HEALTH OF OLDER LGBTQ+ POC
The Black Experience is a unique summer camping experience for and by Black bi, gay and/or trans men over 25. Recognising it’s been a tough year for many they’re offering opportunities to join the fun, apply for support or enter a competition to win a 50% newbie discount Continue reading ENTER: TRY THE BLACK EXPERIENCE EXPERIENCE THIS AUGUST
Revealed . . . the best dressed theme for our summer picnic. Get into it! Come and do it in the park with us on 31st July Continue reading EVENT: BLKOUTSIDE – SUMMER PICNIC 31 JULY
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
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
After what has been a(nother) challenging week for social justice in the UK, it is a pleasure to be able to share with you some exciting, good news. A get away Those of you who have been able to resist the lure of foreign travel today, if you are anything like me, will be largely relieved not to have had to run the gauntlet of … Continue reading EVENT: GET AWAY, TAKE UP SPACE & EXPRESS YOURSELF
This month, we’re heading back to the theatre. Join us.
Theatre can be extractive or enriching, when all the world’s a stage, who gets to be a player matters. Continue reading THEATRE: EXITS AND ENTRANCES