An Interview with BeMyFiasco

The magic of music platforms like Soundcloud is that it introduces you to new underground and upcoming artists. A new addition to my playlist has been BeMyfiasco.  Dallas born BeMyfiasco also known as Bianca Rodriguez is a humble and beautiful soul and her character flows through her music making her sound authentic and raw. Her […]

#AZBHMPoetry – ‘Ashe’

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 […]

Coming Out With My Mother

My mother has never believed in rules as an adult. “Nobody can tell you what to do with your life. And if they do, they can fuck off” she told me once, sitting at our kitchen table in Stockholm, Sweden. My mother and I came out around the same time. I say ‘came out’ but […]

#AZBHMPoetry – ‘Black Sisters’

In honor of Black History Month, we will be sharing some poems both spoken and written for you guys to enjoy! This is ‘Black Sisters’  by Lauren Ige. Black Sisters Strong, Fierce We rise Dada yangu (My sister) Not held or consumed by mental constraints We recognise our power, move with grace and speak with […]

Recovering from Addiction with Queer Love

I was born into addiction meaning that I was raised in an environment that harnessed selfish, dishonest and self-centred energies that contributed towards my disease. I remember living in crippling fear and anxiety due to my father’s alcoholism which resulted in me striving to imitate my mother’s portrayal of “feminine perfection”. I never knew balance or […]