Tag: Black Culture

The Black Lesbian Handbook

Channel 4’s 4oD, is currently showcasing a new series – The Black Lesbian Handbook, which is has been pitched as ‘a lively guide to the underground Black Lesbian scene in Britain’. The show is focusing on different aspects the black lesbian community – from studs, to the underground black LGBT scene, tokens (the…

Black Community, Does My Black Trans Life Matter?

As we read about yet another young Black transwoman being killed in the united states, Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi decided to respond and posted the following powerful and heartfelt article in queerofgender.com, asking the Black community – Does My Black Trans Life Matter? This article hits home, so please read. Does My Black Trans Life…

Making Space For Queer People of Colour

The following post, part of HRC’s Black History Month series, comes from Joseph Ward: “There is no such thing as a single-issue struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.” – Audre Lorde When I came out as a gay, Black, Latino, I didn’t fully know what that would mean. At…

Prints by Olive Paperie

Dana Bly of Olive Paperie ditched her corporate job to start up her own design studio. Here’s how Dana describes her passion project. Known for her funky unconventional illustrations and graphic design, Dana has a deep passion for design and colours.  She is a self-taught designer who discovered her talent at a late age.  While…