AZ Unlearns FOMO

Whether you’re one of the 27% of people who check social media first thing or (like me) you frequently find yourself at functions you have no business being at because you simply can’t resist the invitation, the fear of missing out is a feeling that most of us are familiar with. In fact, it’s one […]

The Magic Of inclusive Queer Nightlife 

It’s Friday night. I’m invited to a rave by an edgy gay woman who’s obsessed with houseplants and astrology, this seems perfect, except… the function is predominantly white… I should make more of an effort to be immersed in Queer nightlife, I think. But as expected, it doesn’t end up being the communal or spiritual […]

Is Afro Hair Really That Funny?

Back in the nineties, noughties, and even the 2010s, I talked about my hair like it was a burden.  “It’s frizzy; coarse; hard to control; takes ages to straighten.”  I was achingly jealous of friends with straight (or straightenable) hair who didn’t spend half a day washing theirs. This pain was exacerbated further by language […]