Together with members and friends we explored the past, present and future of Black queer spaces in London, with online and in person events over LGBT+ History Month. Here’s what we learned … #makingspaceforus Continue reading READ: KNOW YOUR PLACE?
When asked what obstacles exist for those seeking to create Black Queer spaces at our ‘A Place For Us?’ event last month, Akeil from Queer Bruk stated simply, ‘We have to turn up for each other’. If we believe that a Black queer renaissance is possible, it seems to be a basic requirement. Here are some suggestions of things we can do, starting this week. The time is now. Continue reading READ: RENAISSANCE? THE TIME IS NOW
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
When we forget that the way it is, is not the way it has to be, we give up our power over the future
Have your say on how Londoners can hold their police service to account Continue reading LISTEN: IT DOESN’T HAVE TO BE THIS WAY
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
Check out the picnic pics from last Sunday’s pastoral pleasures in London’s Regent’s Park. Beautiful People!
Next Sunday our parklife continues as we celebrate at UK Black Pride. See you there! Continue reading GALLERY: PASTORAL PICNIC PLEASURES
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