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
This Pride Month, say it with your chest! Check out the new SHOP BLKOUT and celebrate Black British Queer lives while raising funds to support BLKOUTUK’s mission #makingspaceforus Continue reading UPDATE: SHOP BLKOUT RENEWED
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
BLKOUTUK marks 2021 #JosephBeamDay with a special edition of Hard Pressed and an open call to Black Queer Men to share their views Continue reading READ: THE DIFFERENCE A DAY MAKES
One of the many lessons we can take from the past couple of years is how we begin to deal with the persistent gap between the rhetoric about racism and the reality of persistent racist practice that leads to worse outcomes for Black people. Whatever the gap, Black Lives STILL matter Continue reading Read: CLIMATE & RACIAL JUSTICE REQUIRE AN END TO GASLIGHTING
We’re collating a mixtape with a song for each year since Pearl’s dooors closed in 1981 that filled dancefloors on London’s Black queer scene. ‘Mixtape Stories’ hears directly from community members about the tunes that they remember, and the memories they evoke. Continue reading LISTEN: PEARL’S MIXTAPE STORIES 1 – YOUNG LLOYD
CLICK COVER TO READ THE REPORT Continue reading REPORT: IN THE PICTURE
One month since the police killing of George Floyd, we invite you to reflect, re-focus and recharge – racism is exhausting, racism is traumatic, at breathe846 choose from the 10 ways to take control, relax and breathe – all especially designed by our partners for you. Continue reading self-care: breathe846.org – reclaim time from racism