How Young People Are Attempting To Overcome The Colonial Origins Of Anti-LGBTQ Sentiment In Trinidad and Tobago

It’s no secret how society within the West Indies perpetuates a tight-lipped, conservatively religious mindset, a culture that has not significantly changed since the days of British rule in the 60s. Unchanged and outdated laws on abortion and LGBTQ rights are merely a reflection of the societies, reluctance or even fear of adopting a more […]

The Joy of Queerness

The Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act, signed by former president,  Goodluck Jonathan in 2013 was a horrible time for queer people in Nigeria. I remember feeling so defeated the day I heard the news. Everything felt hopeless and I felt obligated to perform compulsory heterosexuality before I officially came out to myself and met other amazing […]

AZ Magazine’s 6th Birthday Events Extravaganza

This May, AZ celebrates our sixth Birthday. For over half a decade we’ve been amplifying the voices of LGBTQPOC and creating content that doesn’t just validate but exalts the range of lived experiences within our often-silenced communities. We want to celebrate this achievement with the people who made it all possible, you guys, our incredible […]