The History and Identity of Trans and Non-binary People in Non-western Communities

Despite what western society seems to believe, transgender and non-binary people have existed for centuries in communities all over the world. Looking at the history of transgender and non-binary people in non-western communities not only highlights the fact that gender non-conformance is far from a modern issue, but also underlines the often-erased identities of transgender […]

African Artifacts Need To Be Returned

We’ve all been to a museum. Being shown around by an enthusiastic white male who knows about all the artifacts that the Museum stores.  Artifacts from different parts of the world, collected by European ‘explorers.’  Explorers who set sail to discover a new world not ‘looters or invaders’, just explorers. Gifting their kings and queens […]

London: A Black History Tour

There are a multitude of important Black History landmarks dotted throughout London. Here is a run through of some of the locations you should know about this Black History Month (and beyond).  Brixton Black Cultural Archives –  Founded by activist Len Garrison in 1981, the centre moved to it’s Brixton base in 2014. The archive […]