Category: Inspiration

  • READ: Visibility, vulnerability, and individualism (part two)

    READ: Visibility, vulnerability, and individualism (part two)

    Audiences have a role to play in theatre beyond consumers, it is one of the distinguishing features of the art form. Merely noting our discomfort, using outrage to avoid facing our trauma, blaming the artist for ‘washing our dirty linen in public’, or heading for the exit and the uneasy comfort of temporary safety, feel…


    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…

  • EVENT: A Place for Us? Black, Queer, Where?

    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…

  • WATCH: INVESTMENT IN US – stronger together

    All we want, for Christmas and beyond – 3 things you can do to help us build community and transform lives