7 People To Watch

The QTIPOC Scene is ablaze with talent, from fashionistas, poets to witty podcast hosts and inspirational athletes. Here is a list of people who are making great strides and set to make huge waves over the next coming year. Rosh Payne If you need some style tips, Rosh is definitely one to watch! Rosh has […]

AZ Hub – 30th Sept

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 […]

#AZMagArtistToWatch – serpentwithfeet

Every week, we here at AZ Magazine want to share some of our favourite artists from our community who deserve to shine bright like a diamond! This week’s #AZMagArtistToWatch is serpentwithfeet, a 30-year-old black openly gay musician born in Baltimore, Maryland but based in Brooklyn, NY. His neo-soul, electronic, gospel, experimental sound and captivatingly beautiful […]

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 […]