Absolut’s Drop of Love – An Interview with Liv Little

Absolut is celebrating LGBT+ History Month this February with a new national campaign featuring some familiar faces from within our community. A Drop of Love is all about encouraging consumers to pledge their allegiance to equality and empower others to become an ‘Absolut Ally’. This national campaign sees Absolut partner up with the founder of gal-dem […]

Tangina Stone

Music, Mental Health & Spirituality: An Interview with Tangina Stone

Tangina Stone is the breath of fresh air that alternative R&B needed. The ‘Ohio-born-Brooklyn-raised’ singer-songwriter has a sound that speaks for itself, balancing the perfect combination of R&B, soul, alternative, electronic and rock. After dropping her debut album Elevate last year featuring Nelly Furtado, Eddie Vanz and Liana Banks, Tangina Stone is ready to dominate 2019, breaking down the doors of […]

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 […]

Finding My Way Back Home

I didn’t feel I belonged in the Black community until the tender age of 29. School was a playground-cum-assault course, and Black boys were quick and consistent in their reminding me that no uppity niggas were welcome to hang out with them. When, at 12, I asked my dad why the Black boys didn’t like […]