A Trans Man’s Journey To Transistioning

Gender is a topic that has always occupied society but recently it has become even more of a hot topic, with transgender people becoming more visible. Different cultures manifesting over the years  have understood it in different ways. Despite the presence of transgender people becoming more evident, the complex stories of ‘transgendered’ individuals still remains […]

My First Speed Dating Experience

Andreena and Gee Jay are well known for their monthly open mic event, Poetry LGBT which has been running for nearly 2 years. Poetry LGBT allows people to showcase their various talents from singing, rapping, poetry to dance. The couple have ventured onto a new project, Lez Minglez in conjunction with their infamous open mic […]

Mikael Owunna Is Showing The World That LGBT Africans Are Limitless

Limit(less) is a photography project Mikael Owunna exploring and showcasing LGBTQ 1st and 2nd generation Africans through photography and interviews. I spoke to Mikael, the Nigerian-Swedish photographer and writer about his innovative project. What were your main motivations behind Limitless? There were three primary motivations for me, personal experiences, media representation and decolonising Africa. Growing up […]

Spend A Moment With…Liyah

What’s the first thing you do in the morning? Admittedly one of the first things I do in the morning is cliché- I say “thank you” just for another day I guess. I can’t explain as I’m not religious but it’s part of what I do. I don’t do it every morning but some here […]

Realising I Was Gay- Part Two

Read Part 1 So, I’m about 16 now and starting college. ProfilePic had me hooked – switching between that and MySpace was what my evenings consisted of for the majority of the summer holidays. Scrolling through all of these weird and wonderful profiles of people that may not necessarily have been real but looked sort […]

Breaking News

Since I last wrote here there has been a red banner printed on the bottom of my contact lenses that reads “breaking news” it has been scrolling across my world for weeks, confirming what we have all known- it’s broken. Never before had I acknowledged, how frightened I would be to watch a country that […]