The first ever youth festival for LGBTQ+ young people of colour is being held this February in Birmingham. A ‘free to attend’ event, the COLOURS Youth Festival aims to bring together, centre and celebrate LGBTQ+ young people of colour in its inaugural edition. So why should LGBT+ young people of colour come along for the day? […]
Tuesday saw the lift off of Playhouse Theatre’s show Caroline, or Change directed by Michael Longhurst. The musical fronted by Sharon D Clarke who is best known for playing Killer Queen in We Will Rock You and Oda Mae Brown in Ghost the Musical, was filled with heart, soul and blues. Set in Louisiana during the early 60’s, we […]
In honor of Black History Month, we will be sharing some poems both spoken and written for you guys to enjoy! This is ‘The Day Hip Hop Lied’ by Mr Gee. Enjoy!
In honor of Black History Month, we will be sharing some poems both spoken and written for you guys to enjoy! This is ‘Ashe’ by Mica Hamilton. Ashe The saviours of man kind The Goddesses. Those who do not have to fight this fight. Those who walk within the figure of eight And whose crowns […]
In honor of Black History Month, we will be sharing some poems both spoken and written for you guys to enjoy! This is ‘Black People Doing Things Rarely Gets A Mention’ by Rebecca Akrofie. There were 2 Black boys on TV in the past month The first one they showed was face down The second […]
The black cinematic experience is changing and not just by the hands of straight poc but also queer poc. The reinvention of black films in the last ten years has reached new levels of success, dominating the box office earning millions worldwide, gaining critical acclaim and winning prestigious awards in the top categories for film. With 2019 around […]
Travis Alabanza, performer, poet, creative thinker, activist and absolute stylish diva, who may I add has appeared in campaigns with MAC x ASOS and performed across the country and internationally! They took some time to catch up with me after performing in Denmark. Travis touched on various topics from loving A.Z, creating and performing their […]
In honor of Black History Month, we will be sharing some peoms both spoken and written for you guys to enjoy! This is ‘When They Dismiss My Blackness‘ by Yasmina Nuny. You can follow Yasmina Nuny on both Twitter and Instagram at: @yasmeeener.
We had another successful AZ Hub last month – our social space for QTIPOC by QTIPOC in London’s Albany Theatre and we’re back again this Sunday 30th September for an afternoon of discussions, performances, information sharing and general chilling in an alcohol-free space. Click here for this month’s AZ Hub programme You don’t need to […]
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 […]