I’m So Thankful for Lena Waithe

“‘Being born gay, black and female is not a revolutionary act. Being proud to be a gay black female is.’” Why I’m so thankful for Lena Waithe. We are only a few months into 2018 and Lena Waithe is already having a career defining year. The award-winning writer, actor and producer is the cover star […]

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 […]

RISE: QTIPOC Representation and Visibility in Film

BFI are delighted to have partnered with The Art Machine to bring you RISE – an exploration of QTIPOC (queer, transgender and intersex people of colour) representation and visibility in film. Elevating the narratives of QTIPOC characters, RISE will provide a platform to examine the importance of inclusion, both on and off screen, whilst inspiring […]

Unmuted March Meet Up

Join us for our monthly meet up open to lgbt people of colour and those exploring their identity. there will be snacks ( as always) , music, games and Netflixs available for us all to use. By now we hope you have all seen Marvel’s Black Panther! We’re sure many of you have seen the […]

There by the Grace of Prince

After the success of our Beyonce show in January we are teaming up withThe Cocoa Butter Club once more! This Saturday we will be celebrating the gender destroying brilliance of two of the greatest queer icons of all time! None other than the incredible Miss Grace Jones and PRINCE. The queen that is Sadie Sinner The Songbird will be hosting […]

The Cocoa Butter Club Spectacular at Arcola Theatre w BBZ

WE FEELIN’ SPECTACULAR OUT HERE! Cure that dry and dusty Saturday 3rd March with a generous squirt of warm, thick Cocoa Butter! After our SELL OUT show at Roundhouse, we’re taking on ARCOLA THEATRE as part of Arcola’s Queer Collective festival! With AFTERPARTY dj’ed by Bbz London we’re tryna raise these funds for our Arts Council England […]

My Big Black Gay Wedding

The proposal They say every girl dreams of their perfect wedding day. For me, I dreamed of meeting my soul mate and spending a life of happiness together. I proposed to my girlfriend on a dreamy isolated beach in the Mediterranean. We couldn’t wait to go home and share the exciting news with our friends […]