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 […]

Infamous Afropunk Takes Over Brixton

AFROPUNK, the festival that celebrates blackness and everything alternative has returned to London and where else would be better than Brixton to host this culture filled extravaganza. The Afropunk takeover will span over a week from 1st to 8th September with a week of panels, workshops, talks, club nights and live shows! The prodigious lineup […]

AZ HUB NEEDS YOU!

  Last month’s #AZHub was a success and we want to thank everyone who attended. It was much appreciated. The next #AZHub will be happening in September with the date announcement coming soon BUT we spill all the beans on the next event, we are looking for volunteers to be apart of the next AZ Hub! […]

AZ Hub – 29th July

Last month we launched AZ Hub – our social space for QTIPOC by QTIPOC in London’s Albany Theatre. We’re back again this Sunday 29th July for an afternoon of discussions, screenings, performance and general chilling in an alcohol-free space. Click here for AZ Hub Programme You don’t need to participate in order to be in […]

An Interview with Poetry LGBT

Tell me about the history of Poetry LGBT. Poetry LGBT started in 2015 and since then it has been held on the first Sunday of every month at Tipsy Bar with a short stint at The Albany in Deptford last year. We have had approximately 280 unique performers share their words with us through poetry, […]

BattyMama #4

Batty Mama #4 – Spring is Sprung! APRIL 27TH 9pm-3am A night of interactive projections, installations, performances, games and goodies. Wine to the sounds of HipHop, RnB, Bashment, Dancehall 90’s Jamz and all the bops. All night. We’ve something for everyone with immersive performance art, a sexy silent disco from 11pm, with film screenings from […]

The New YouTube Series Centering Trans People’s Experiences: An Interview with Kenny Jones

Transparency is an upcoming YouTube series based in London hosted by transgender people featuring transgender guests. The show will tackle various controversial topics that aren’t often discussed openly. I caught up with the show’s Co-Founder’s, Kenny Jones, to discuss his experiences and how he hopes the show will change people’s perceptions of the trans community. […]