We’ve got some news, after 7 amazing years AZ Mag will be closing. Firstly, we want to thank all our readers, contributors, collaborators and the entire AZ community. We’ve done our best to amplify LGBTQ+ Black and PoC voices by bringing you informative, fun and interesting content and have hosted some great events too. You’ve […]
Today sees the launch of the LMS Gene Home Pop Up, a week-long pop up from the MRC Laboratory of Medical Sciences (LMS) in honour of Black History Month. LMS is a hub for biomedical research and a catalyst for collaboration between clinicians and scientists. The launched the LMS Gene Home Pop Up at Westfield […]
As a fervent traveller, I’m forever drawn to the allure of new horizons. So when the opportunity to collaborate with Visit Malta on a 4-day press trip in June arose, I couldn’t resist. I will admit that I didn’t know much about the small Mediterranean island before the trip but my perception changed in ways […]
D. Smith is a two-time Grammy-nominated producer, singer, and songwriter and is now making her film debut as a director of the documentary Kokomo City. In 2014, Smith decided to walk in her truth and transition into the woman she always knew she was. She was unaware that living in her truth meant that she […]
A child of the Youtube and Soundcloud era, Chmba draws inspiration from house icons like Kaytranada and Black Coffee, finding her niche in experimental, percussive electronic beats with haunting vocals that take listeners through a spectrum of emotions.
We caught up with Kyle Ramar Freeman who plays the lead role of Usher in Queer Black musical, A Strange Loop, to talk about his love of performing and all the things that make the show so special.
British Ballroom pioneer and father of the House of Revlon, Jay Jay Revlon, has turned his sights to the stage as the creative director of Sundown Kiki Reloaded. In the following interview, he discusses his introduction to Ballroom, his wider relationship with theatre and why Sundown Kiki is a must-see show.
Azúcar, the latest novel by British-Ghanaian writer, Nii Ayikwei Parkes is a story as sweet as the title suggests. Set across the fictional Isle of Fumaz, Ghana and the USA’s ‘Sun Coast’, Azúcar explores themes of belonging, grief, legacy and community through protagonists Yunior and Emiliana. Ghana-born Yunior moves to Fumaz as a teenager, escaping […]
An AZ events guide to help you coordinate your Pride plans.
As a regenerative activist, Jesualdo Lopes (aka Jesu), a Bissau-Guinean filmmaker, born and bred in Lisbon, has raised eyebrows through the LGBTQ+ scene in Portugal and beyond due to his outstanding collective The Blacker The Berry (TBTB). His trailblazing project shines its light on Black and queer artistry through cultural, visionary and nightlife events. With […]