50 years on from the Sexual Offences Act, and LGBTQ people are protected by a plethora of rights that are enshrined in law. Legally, we are now permitted an existence without fear of arrest or worse—which granted—is a small prize, but one which was not afforded to queer people in the 60s, and indeed the […]
For a number of years, the only gay person I knew was the person I was dating. I was always told that love is not enough. Therefore, no matter how lovely, caring and supportive my partners were. I still felt isolated in my sexuality. LGBT people live in a heterosexual world, that drowns out the […]
Jaevion Nelson is the Director of Projects and Strategy at J-Flag, Jamaica’s oldest LGBT organisation. He also moonlights as a writer, youth development, HIV and Human Rights advocate. AZ: How did you initially get involved with J-Flag? Jaevion: I started working for J-Flag in October 2010, just after I had finished studying Social Development and Communication […]
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 […]
BBZ London is a relatively new queer friendly night in London, held at the family owned eatery and creative space, Buster Mantis. BBZ is quite young at the ripe age of only 6 months but have taken London by storm. It is a space where you can be free and be your authentic self, while dancing to some amazing music. […]
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