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 […]

Choose One

“If monogamy is two married people who agree to only have sex with each other, there isn’t much of a history of it.” explains Isabella Rotman . I don’t practice monogamy because.. I don’t want to. Despite this being the case for longer than I can remember, I’m still asked the same reductive questions by friends […]

A Letter From Anonymous

For a number of years, the only gay person I knew was the person I was dating. I was always told that love is not enough. Therefore, no matter how lovely, caring and supportive my partners were. I still felt isolated in my sexuality. LGBT people live in a heterosexual world, that drowns out the […]

Announcement: AZ Mag Live

AZ Magazine are excited to announce their first event entitled AZ Mag Live. The event will be hosted in the Lyric Hammersmith studio on Friday 30 June with doors opening at 7pm.  AZ Mag Live is a live showcase of some of the talent from within the LGBT+ BME community. Furthermore, it’s an opportunity to […]

Counterfeit Personality

I couldn’t bear to imagine how the vicar and his wife would react when in fact, their offspring has breached the rules and regulations, ignored the terms and conditions of the contract.How will they react when in fact, their offspring is a homosexualwho would rather spend her Sunday morning nursing a hangover?rather than reading the bible […]