Is Carnival Inherently Homophobic, Transphobic and Misogynistic?

As a young man of Dominican descent, Carnival is incredibly important to me. With my two remaining grandparents enjoying their twilight years, each passing year highlights the importance of keeping our traditions alive. Playing Mas (dressing up in costume as a Masquerader) not only connects West Indians (specifically those from Eastern Caribbean islands where pre-Lenten […]

Review: The Miseducation of Cameron Post

Before going to see this film I had read up as much as possible about it, even though I was always going to watch it after having seen Desiree Akhavan’s debut Appropriate Behaviour a number of equally entertaining times. Akhavan’s work is creative, entertaining and relatable; notably, it is queer. However, while Appropriate Behaviour is […]

Infamous Afropunk Takes Over Brixton

AFROPUNK, the festival that celebrates blackness and everything alternative has returned to London and where else would be better than Brixton to host this culture filled extravaganza. The Afropunk takeover will span over a week from 1st to 8th September with a week of panels, workshops, talks, club nights and live shows! The prodigious lineup […]

We Have A Spotify Playlist!

Nothing brings people together like music and we decided to make a Spotify playlist with a collection of our favourite songs from our favorite LGBT+ PoC artists! Featuring hits from Syd, Frank Ocean, Janelle Monae, Mykki Blano and many more! If there are any songs you would like to see added to the playlist from […]

AZ HUB NEEDS YOU!

  Last month’s #AZHub was a success and we want to thank everyone who attended. It was much appreciated. The next #AZHub will be happening in September with the date announcement coming soon BUT we spill all the beans on the next event, we are looking for volunteers to be apart of the next AZ Hub! […]